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1 After a normal delivery, you give the baby to the mother to start feeding, but notice that the umbilical cord is still visibly pulsating. The baby is in no apparent distress and is breathing adequately; can you clamp the cord?

Yes, because the baby is in no apparent distress.
Yes, because the baby has been fully delivered.
No, because the baby is in no apparent distress.
No, because the cord is still pulsating.

2 An easy way to remember where to clamp the cord is ____________ inches from the baby.

1, 2, or 3.
7 and 11.
6 and 8.


The umbilical cord should be clamped


inches from the baby and another

inches past that.

4 A nuchal cord is

An umbilical cord with nucharistic tendencies.
An umbilical cord wrapped around the baby's neck.
The cord that can be used to tie off the umbilical cord if clamps are not available.
An umbilical cord that is preventing the birth of the baby by wrapping around its shoulder.

5 The umbilical cord contains ____ artery/ies and ____ vein/s.

2, 1.
1, 2.
3, 2.
2, 3.

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Published 2021
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