Developmental Psychology

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Quiz 5 :

Birth and the Newborns Readiness for Life

Quiz 5 :

Birth and the Newborns Readiness for Life

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Compared with mothers who respond slowly to their infants' cries, mothers who are quick to respond in the first months of life tend to have infants who do which of the following?
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When Leonard's daughter was a newborn, he would go into the nursery and watch her with fascination, marvelling at her tiny size and her facial features.Based on this description, is Leonard's reaction typical of new fathers?
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How is RH incompatibility prevented?
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Of the following newborn reflexes, which one is temporary and typically disappears after a few months?
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What is a strong risk factor for low birth weight?
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Twenty-six-year-old Esther wants to have her baby at home.She is in excellent health, has had appropriate prenatal care, and has attended natural childbirth classes.She also will have a certified midwife attend the birth.According to recent research, would Esther's home birth be considered high risk?
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What did Ainsworth and colleagues find about older infants whose mothers who were quick to respond to their cries when they were very young?
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If the autostimulation theory of REM sleep is correct, as infants become more alert and spend less time sleeping, what should happen to REM activity?
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Alex is experiencing a sense of fascination with his new son; Alex consistently wants to touch and caress and hold Miguel and enjoys talking to him, even though he knows Miguel cannot understand what he is saying.Is this sense of fascination common or uncommon, and what is it called?
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Which reflex assists the infant to feed?
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What is the term for strong feelings of sadness, resentment, and despair that appear shortly after the child's birth and last for months?
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Which statement best describes the development of postpartum depression?
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Which of the following statements regarding emotional bonding is most accurate?
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Dominque's newborn son is crying weakly in the delivery room.He appears to be quite limp and his extremities are blue.When a nurse checks his breathing, it is irregular.Based on this information, what is Dominique's newborn likely to score on the Apgar test?
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Which statement best summarizes the research findings concerning the effects of obstetric medications on the newborn?
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Dana is in the first stage of labour and the doctor informs her that he is concerned because her baby is positioned with his buttocks down in her uterus.What potential risk factor is most likely motivating the doctor's concern?
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Sam and Nina are in the delivery room, waiting for the birth of their first child.The doctor tells them that Nina is five centimetres dilated.Which stage of labour is Nina in?
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Dayo was born preterm.Her doctor tells her parents that she is at high risk for complications due to her prematurity and that she needs to be carefully monitored for several months.What concern for Dayo's health is the most likely reason for the doctor's recommendation for long-term monitoring?
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Joe and Nikki have a daughter whose cries seem particularly irritating.Her cries are high pitched and shrill, they don't follow any sort of pattern or rhythm, and they sound sickly.As responsive parents, they have tried many methods to alter the characteristics of her crying, but nothing has worked.Should Joe and Nikki be concerned?
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Under typical circumstances, what happens to the primitive reflexes, such as the palmar grasp?
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