What Do You Know About Pregnancy And Labor?

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Take this quiz to find out if what you know about pregnancy and labor is FACT or just another MYTH.



Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    True or False: You have your baby immediately after your water breaks.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    B. False.
    Explanation
    The water is the amniotic fluid that fills the amniotic sac and cushions your baby during pregnancy. It can break any time during labor or shortly before its onset.

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  • 2. 

    How long is the average labor?

    • A.

      1 to 2 hours.

    • B.

      10 to 12 hours.

    • C.

      6-8 hours.

    • D.

      3-4 hours.

    Correct Answer
    B. 10 to 12 hours.
    Explanation
    The average labor is typically expected to last for a duration of 10 to 12 hours. This duration is considered to be a standard timeframe for labor, taking into account the various stages and processes involved in childbirth. It is important to note that labor can vary in duration for different individuals and circumstances, but the given answer represents the average timeframe.

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  • 3. 

    True or False: Labor is safest when it is confined to a bed and in a hospital under the supervision of medical officials.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    B. False.
    Explanation
    Where a woman is most comfortable is probably the safest place to labor. There are many alternatives to delivering in a hospital, such as homebirths and birth at a midwifery center supervised by nurses and midwives.

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  • 4. 

    True or False: Some women's bodies are too small to carry a baby to full term and to deliver a baby naturally.

    • A.

      True.

    • B.

      False.

    Correct Answer
    B. False.
    Explanation
    Women's bodies are designed for childbirth. Their pelvic bones shift during pregnancy and labor to accommodate for the growing baby inside of them. Most women can carry a baby to full term and have a natural labor, with the exception of those with extreme medical conditions.

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  • 5. 

    Labor is:

    • A.

      Like what you see in the movies. Women are in a hospital bed with the covers pulled up and they are screaming in agony and fear.

    • B.

      Labor is a natural process and should only be done at home.

    • C.

      Labor is different for every woman and for every pregnancy and women should follow their instincts and choose the birth that's right for them.

    Correct Answer
    C. Labor is different for every woman and for every pregnancy and women should follow their instincts and choose the birth that's right for them.
    Explanation
    Labor is a unique experience for each woman and can vary even between pregnancies. It is important for women to trust their instincts and make choices about their birth that align with their individual needs and preferences. This answer emphasizes the individuality of labor and encourages women to make informed decisions about their childbirth experience.

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