is the term used to identify newborns.
An is an incision made during the second stage of labor to help increase the size of the opening of the vagina.
A standard measurement system that looks for a variety of indications of good health in a newborn infant is called .
Lack of oxygen, or , last a few minutes or more in a newborn can produce brain damage as brain cells die.
Close physical and emotional contact between parent and child immediately following birth is often referred to as .
Babies born prior to 38 weeks after conception are called .
Seven percent of all newborns are infants and weigh less than 5-1/2 pounds.
weigh 90 percent or less of the average weight of infants of the same gestational age because of delayed fetal growth.
Infants who are born that have been in the womb less than 30 weeks are called .
refers to the point at which an infant can survive prematurely.
Infants still unborn two weeks after the mother's due date are called .
A is a procedure used when a fetus shows some sort of distress and must be surgically removed from the uterus, rather than traveling through the birth canal.
Baby's heartbeats are measured by use of a during labor.
A is a delivery of a child who is not alive.
In the 1990s the overall rate in the United States was 8.5 deaths per 1,000 live births.
are unlearned, unorganized, involuntary responses that occur automatically in the presence of certain stimuli.
Ivan Pavlov first identified a basic type of learning called ; learning how to respond in a particular way to a neutral stimulus that normally does not bring about that type of response.
A voluntary response which is strengthened or weakened depending on its association with positive or negative consequences is a form of learning called .
A decrease in the response to a stimulus that occurs after repeated presentations of the same stimulus is called .
Newborns cycle through ; different degrees of sleep and wakefulness, that range from deep sleep to great agitation.