What is expelled during the expulsion stage of labor?
B) The fetus
C) The placenta and remaining fetal membranes
D) Only amniotic fluid
During the dilation stage, the cervix expands and becomes thinner. This stage ends once the cervix has fully dilated and ________ (thinned).
Neonates will take their first breath only after umbilical cord vessels have been clamped.
Typically, at the moment a full-term baby is born, the child's lungs are
A) fully inflated due to practice respiratory movements in the womb.
B) not fully inflated, but they will inflate within about ten seconds.
C) not fully inflated, and will not inflate fully for ten days, when surfactant production begins.