Mother Infant Assessment Quiz by thebirthcenter | May 4, 2018 | 0 comments Email Address First & Last Name Phone Number When should you call The Birth Center to check in? Every morning for the first three days. Immediately if you have an abnormal vital sign or concern. Every morning for the first three days and immediately if you have an abnormal vital sign or concern. What kind of thermometer do you need to have at home prior to having baby to prepare for the postpartum period? Temporal or Digital (underarm / oral) Thermometer Ear Thermometer The goal for everyone is sleep! When do you take vital signs? Between one hour before or one hour after the assigned time for vital signs. At the time listed on the vital sign sheets. Anytime is fine. What indicates the need for a baby to have a blood test to check jaundice levels? When jaundice is seen in the whites of the eyes. When you press to blanch the baby's skin and it is white. When you notice jaundice in the legs. What helps decrease jaundice? A Biliblanket Nursing Sunlight All of the above Babies breathe… 10 to 20 breaths per minute and with their ribs With their ribs and 20 to 30 breaths per minute With their bellies and 30 to 70 breaths per minute With their ribs and by flaring their nostrils Baby should feed… Every 4 hours Every 5 hours Whenever the baby seems hungry and never longer than 4 hours without a feeding Whenever the baby seems hungry and never longer than 6 hours without a feeding Choose the most accurate description of what mom should be doing the first few days home. Mom should ONLY be resting, showering, eating, and nursing. Everything else can be taken care of by others or put off for a couple weeks. Mom can go up and down the stairs throughout the day, but shouldn't leave the house. When baby is sleeping and mom wants to get things done, she should stick to cleaning only essential rooms such as the bathroom. Mom should be resting when possible, but can take a short walk if she feels up to it. If your bleeding increases after it has slowed down… You know your uterus is doing what it needs to be doing. You are probably doing too much. Take it easy and scale back on the activity. It means you are healing. You can keep doing what you are doing. It doesn't mean anything. What can help if you are experiencing any signs or symptoms of postpartum depression? Getting out of the house. Attending moms group or breastfeeding support group. Getting a referral to talk to someone. Tell someone. All of the above. It is normal for you to experience blisters, cracking, or bleeding in the beginning of breastfeeding. True False Which of the following items do you need to bring to The Birth Center when you come in during labor? Celebration Meal (something hearty, you will be hungry!) Shower Supplies (shampoo, conditioner, and soap) All of the above! Time's up Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.