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Swedish 9

Southeastern Institute - Salvo Chapter 9

The persons to whom infant massage belongs Parents
In the first trimester, the effect created by hormones that raise the body temperature Incubation
The trimester in which the mother begins to show Second
The ligaments in which overstretching creates sciatic-like pain in pregnant women Broad
The ligaments that may create a pulling or sharp pain on either side of the lower abdomen Round
The hormone that relaxes the smooth muscle of the uterus and the valve between the esophagus and the stomach and that slows down gastrointestinal tract motility Progesterone
The question parents must ask before they begin massaging their baby Permission
The condition that approximately 75% of women experience during their first trimester Morning sickness
The trimester that marks the least change in a woman's body but the most development of the embryo First
About 75 percent of pregnant women have nausea and sometimes vomiting during which trimester First
The term given to pregnancies that put the mother, the developing fetus, or both at higher than normal risk for complications to develop during or after the pregnancy or birth High risk
The position that is contraindicated during pregnancy Prone
The term that is used to describe the solid connection between the parent and the child that nourishesthe baby on a core level Bonding
The preferred behavioral state for the baby to receive massage Quiet alert
The item that an infant massage instructor uses to model both strokes and relational dynamics Baby doll
The event that should happen with massage if the baby becomes overstimulated Postponement
Describe some changes that take place in a woman's body during pregnancy Uterus expands 20 times previous size, pelvis widens and ligaments slacke, blood volume increases 50%
The gestational process is also known as Pregnancy
First trimester 14 days from the first day of the last period
Second trimester 14-28 weeks
Third trimester 28-40 weeks
The hormone relaxin begins to affect joints at what week Week 10 (during first trimester)
The secretion and ejection of milk by the mammary glands Lactation
"First milk" - fluid secreted by the mammary glands during late pregnancy and the firs few days after birth,contains antibodies that protect the infant from disease Colostrum
The three stages of labor Dilation, Expulsion, Placental
The time fom onset of labor to complete cervical dilation 10cm(4") Dilation
The time from complete cervical dilation to delivery Expulsion
The time after delivery until the placenta or afterbirth, is expelled by powerful uterine contractions Placental
Reduces fatigue, reduces headaches, keeps skin supple to help prevent stretch marks, helps control blood pressure, enhances self image, strengthens the immune system, relieves postpartum stress and depression Benefits of massage during normal(low risk) pregnancy
Anemia, breast tenderness, leg cramps, edema, fatigue, gastrointestinal, nausea, vasuclar problems, respiratoryproblems, elimination problems Some of the discomforts of pregnancy
Comfort, high risk factors, conduct a pre-massage interview each visit, if complications arise then avoid massage until she is cleared by a physician Important guidelines for the intake process for a pregnant client
Some risk factors for high risk pregnancies Vaginal bleeding or discharge, hypertension, history of miscarriage, more than 5 previous pregnancies, history of pre-term labor/delivery
Severe, persistent or unexplained pain is present anywhere in the body, Physician disapproves of massage during pregnancy Additional contraindications for pregnancy massage
Myofascial release, heating blankets or hot packs, pulling on the lower extremiies, direct and sustained pressure between the anklebone and heel, scented lotions and aromatherapy Modalities or massage techniques that SHOULD NOT be used on clients duing pregnancy
Avoid during enire pregnancy and for 3 months following delivery Abdominal massage
Use only gentle pressure with an open flat hand because the clot dissolving properties of the blood decrease duing pregnancy Medial thigh massage
Often recommended to reduce stress and soreness in the muscles Postpartum massage
Avoid massage in the area of an epidural injection for At least 72 hours
Slow and deeper rspiration rate, deeper ad longer sleep, reieve discomfort from teething, congestion and gas, improve muscle tone through activation of sensory and motor neurons, promote digestion by activating the relaxin response Massage benefits for infants
Enhance and reinforce parental skills, help ease stress, enhance communication between the parent and infant, help increase te ability to relax the child in times of stress, provides focused time and attention with their infant Massage benefits for parents
Where can infant massage be done Floor, bed, couch or wherever the parent spends time with the infant
How long should infant massage last 5-30 minutes - whenever the infant is finshed
Touch holds, swedish milking, thumb over thumb, thumb spreading Common infant massage strokes
Jaundice, reflux, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, assumption of gas or colic (it can indicate an internal medical condtion) Condtions in normal infants that require special precautions
Created by: dlscott5965



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