Flashcards in Final Part 2 Deck (33)
How long does Maternal, Infant, and Child (MIC) Healthcare last by definition?
women: pre-pregnancy until post partum period
child: prior to birth through adolescence
According to MIC Healthcare, how old is an infant? a child?
less than 1 year;
What is the term for the process of determining the preferred number and spacing of children in one's family and choosing the appropriate means to achieve this?
How many pregnancies in the US are unintentional? How many of those end in abortion?
1/2 and 1/2 of those end in abortion
T/F: Unintended pregnacy is associated with behaviors that can adversely affect the health of mothers and their babies.
What was the 1973 Supreme Court decision that mad it unconstitutional for state laws to prohibit abortions?
Roe v. Wade
T/F: Pro-life is a medical/ethical position that holds that women have a right to reproductive freedom.
False; this pro-choice
Pro-life holds that performing an abortion is an act of murder
T/F: Maternal health does not include the pre-pregnancy period.
False; includes women in childbearing years in pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and those who are caring for young children
What is the term for the death of a women while pregnant within 42 days of termination of pregnancy from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management?
If a pregnant women is hit by a car and dies would this be filed under maternal mortality?
No, not caused by the pregnancy or management
What is the term for the care provided to a pregnant woman from the time of conception until birth?
Prenatal Health Care
T/F: Chiropractic care is not considered essential or beneficial care for infants.
Seriously? Drop out if you don't know this.
T/F: A mother who receives no prenatal care is 4x more likely to have a low-birth-weight infant.
False; 3x as likely for low weight, 4x as likely to have baby die in infancy
What is the term for the death of a child under 1 year of age, which is an important measure of a nation's health?
T/F: Supine sleeping position is preferred for babies in order to help prevent SIDS.
Besides for sleeping position, what is the other well-established risk factor for SIDS?
parents who smoke
T/F: Atlas inversion has been associated with SIDS.
True, but not all cases of SIDS exhibited atlas inversion
Low levels of serotonin have been associated with what major cause of infant mortality?
What is the best source of nutrition for optimal growth, development, and immune protection for infants?
T/F: Infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first 12 months of life.
False; first 6 months
T/F: Breastfeeding is not only good for the baby, but also for the mother.
What is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-14?
T/F: Chiropractors are not officially listed as mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse.
Who does WIC provide services to?
Women, Infants and Children (WIC), more specifically, pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women, infants and children under age 5
Who administers the WIC program?
When do trampoline injuries usually happen?
When there is no adult supervision
Are baby walkers generally recommended?
no (falls, delays in walking, "Brain Wiring" issues,), pediatricians recommend a stationary one instead
What is the term for the study and management of environmental conditions that affect the health and well-being of humans?
T/F: Natural hazards are factors/conditions in the environment that increase the risk of injury, disease, or death.
False, these are environmental hazards; natural hazards are things like floods and hurricanes