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Obstetric and Gynecological Emergencies

A severe complication of pregnancy which produces seizures and coma eclampsia
the placenta membranes, and some tissues from the lining of the uterus delived after the baby afterbirth
the three stages of delivery labor
the baby as it develops in tthe womb fetus
A newborn wighing less than 5 1/2 lbs or born before the 37th week of pregnancy premature
describing an umbilical cord that presents firs, squeezed between teh vaginal wall and the baby's head prolapsed
born dead stillborn
the abdominal organ where the fetus develops uterus
pregnancy in which implantation of the fertilized egg is not in the body of the uterus ectopic
? cord; the structure containg vessels that carry blood to and from the placenta umbilical
? previa; the placenta is formed in an abnormal location which does not allow a normal delivery. placenta
spontaneous or induced termination of a pregnancy abortion
? placentae; the placenta separates from teh uterus causing excessive bleeding abruption
? sac; the "bag of the waters" surrounding the fetus amniotic
Presentiation when teh baby's head appears first cephalic
presentation when the bab's buttocks or both legs appear first during delivery. breech
when part of the baby is visible through the vaginal opening crowning
the neck of the uterus cervix
the birth canal vagina
? staining; greenish or brownish-yellow amniotic fluid, instead of clear meconium
Created by: emttas