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is the term used to identify newborns. 

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An is an incision made during the second stage of labor to help increase the size of the opening of the vagina. 

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A standard measurement system that looks for a variety of indications of good health in a newborn infant is called

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Lack of oxygen, or , last a few minutes or more in a newborn can produce brain damage as brain cells die. 

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Close physical and emotional contact between parent and child immediately following birth is often referred to as

6 .      

Babies born prior to 38 weeks after conception are called

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Seven percent of all newborns are infants and weigh less than 5-1/2 pounds. 

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weigh 90 percent or less of the average weight of infants of the same gestational age because of delayed fetal growth. 

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Infants who are born that have been in the womb less than 30 weeks are called

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refers to the point at which an infant can survive prematurely. 

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Infants still unborn two weeks after the mother's due date are called

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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. 

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Baby's heartbeats are measured by use of a during labor. 

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A is a delivery of a child who is not alive. 

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In the 1990s the overall rate in the United States was 8.5 deaths per 1,000 live births. 

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are unlearned, unorganized, involuntary responses that occur automatically in the presence of certain stimuli. 

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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. 

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A voluntary response which is strengthened or weakened depending on its association with positive or negative consequences is a form of learning called

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A decrease in the response to a stimulus that occurs after repeated presentations of the same stimulus is called

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Newborns cycle through ; different degrees of sleep and wakefulness, that range from deep sleep to great agitation. 





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