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Prenatal Care

Which of the following statements accurately describes racial differences in prenatal care usage?

a. Hispanic women are least likely to obtain care.

b. Ten percent of African American women receive no prenatal care.

c. Minority women now access prenatal care as readily as nonminority women.

d. Minority women have made the largest gains

in timely access to prenatal care during the past 2 decades.

Common reasons cited by women as barriers to enrolling in prenatal care include which of the following?

a. Lack of funding

b. Late identification of pregnancy

c. Inability to obtain an appointment

d. All of the above

Fetal movements are typically first perceived by the mother at approximately what gestational age?

a. 8 weeks

b. 14 weeks

c. 16 weeks

d. 22 weeks

A false-positive human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) test result due to circulating heterophilic antibodies is most likely to occur in which individuals?

a. Women carrying a twin gestation

b. Women with a history of a molar pregnancy

c. Women who have worked closely with animals

d. Women with autoimmune conditions such as systemic lupus erythematosus

A 29-year-old primigravida with an unknown last menstrual period presents complaining of vaginal spotting and cramping. Transvaginal sonographic examination is performed as part of her evaluation. One image is shown here. This finding would represent a pregnancy of approximately what gestational age?

Used with permission from Dr. Elysia Moschos.

a. 3 weeks

b. 5 weeks

c. 7 weeks

d. 9 weeks

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