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1

Schultz Placenta Delivery

the placenta is delivered with the fetal side first, following the cord

2

3rd stage of labor is

when the baby is born

3

cutting the cord is important because

it prevents tetanus

4

midwife should prepare for delivery of placenta by

watching for lengthening of the cord & small gush of blood that signals separation

5

Velamentous Placenta

when blood vessels in the umbilical cord separate & leave cord prior to insertion into the surface of the placenta

6

normal placenta weighs

1/5 of the baby's weight

7

what is a sign of placental separation

cord does not retract when pressing against pubic bone

8

a placenta that implants low but covers none of the cervical os is

a low-lying placenta

9

what is the breathing pattern for early 2nd stage

breathing holding for no more than 5 seconds while pushing with open glottis

10

2nd stage heart tones should be taken how often?

every 5 minutes