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Test 2: Care of the newborn baby
Please choose the one, most correct answer to each question or statement.
- What is the definition of a low birth weight baby?
- A baby that weighs less than 1500 g
- A baby that weighs less than 2500 g
- A bay that weighs less than 3000 g
- Why is it important to identify low birth weight babies?
- Because they do not need care as they all die in the first few days of life
- Because they are all born too soon
- Because they need extra care
- When is the best time to cut and clamp the umbilical cord?
- Immediately after delivery
- After waiting about two minutes after delivery
- After the placenta has been delivered
- Where should a normal baby be placed after the umbilical cord has been cut?
- In the kangaroo care position
- In a warm cot
- In an incubator
- When should a newborn baby be put to the breast?
- Once the mother has had a chance to sleep
- Only after the baby has been given routine care such as vitamin K
- As soon as possible after delivery
- What is usually used for care of the umbilical cord?
- An antibiotic cream
- Surgical spirits or 4% chlorhexidine solution
- Baking powder
- What is a normal underarm temperature for a baby?
- 36 degrees
- 36.5 degrees
- 37 degrees
- Which is an important danger sign?
- Fast breathing of more than 60 breaths a minute
- Mild jaundice
- A sticky eye
- When are home visits needed by a community healthcare worker?
- Every day for the first week
- Days 1, 3, 7 and 14 after birth
- Every 3 days for the first two weeks
- What is a main aim of postnatal visits?
- To register the newborn baby
- Help the mother bath her baby
- To assess both mother and baby