Maternal Nutrition

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Maternal Nutrition

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fats are more completely absorbed during pregnancy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Recommendation for protein during pregnancy is
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      75

  • 3. 
    Which fatty acid(s) is essential for the development of the CNS system of the fetus. Select all that apply
    • A. 

      Linoleic acid

    • B. 

      Omega 3

    • C. 

      Gamma-linoleic acid

    • D. 

      DHA

  • 4. 
    What is the adequate intake of calcium (mg/day) for pregnant women under the age of 19
    • A. 

      1100

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      1200

    • D. 

      1300

  • 5. 
    A pregnant woman's lab results came back. Which hematocrit value is abnormal
    • A. 

      34

    • B. 

      44

    • C. 

      49

    • D. 

      38

  • 6. 
    Iron deficiency anemia is associated with higher preterm births. What can a mother do to receive adequate amount. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Take iron supplements with orange juice

    • B. 

      Intake 20 mg/day

    • C. 

      Intake lean meats, eggs

    • D. 

      Intake dark green leafy vegetables

  • 7. 
    What are the symptoms of fat-soluble vitamin toxicity. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      GI upset

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Dryness and crack of skin

    • D. 

      Loss of hair

  • 8. 
    What are symptoms of toxicity related to Vitamin D. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Excessive thirst

    • B. 

      Loss of appetite

    • C. 

      Weight loss

    • D. 

      Decrease in calcium levels

  • 9. 
    Ascorbic acid is essential for the formation of collagen
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which deficiency is associated with cheilosis
    • A. 

      Vitamin K

    • B. 

      Vitamin C

    • C. 

      Vitamin B

    • D. 

      Vitamin D

  • 11. 
    How many ounces a week of fish is recommended to prevent mercury exposure
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      8

  • 12. 
    Adolescent women generally are considered physiologically mature about 4 years after menarche
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    How many calories is recommended for breastfeeding mothers
    • A. 

      2500

    • B. 

      3000

    • C. 

      2000

    • D. 

      1500

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