Nutrition Essay

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QUIZ 8 1. The function of the ______________________ is to transfer nutrients and oxygen from the maternal blood to the fetal blood. A) amniotic sac B) placenta C) uterus D) oviduct 2. A healthy, normal-weight woman should gain 25-35 pounds during pregnancy. A) True B) False 3. Majority of weight gain should be in the 1st and 2nd trimesters, with very little gain in the 3rd trimester. A) True B) False 4. Women may gain as much as 10 pounds of fluids during pregnancy. A) True B) False 5. A woman who enters pregnancy with excess weight (BMI > 30) should_________________ A) lose about 5 to 10 lbs during her pregnancy. B) gain about 11 to 20 lbs during her pregnancy C) not gain any additional weight during her pregnancy D) limit her intake to 1200 Calories per day 6. Which of the following is not associated with preeclampsia? A) high blood glucose B) a rise in blood pressure C) edema D) protein in the urine 7. Which of the following nutrients does not require a increase in intake during pregnancy? A) calcium B) iron C) protein D) zinc 8. Adequeate folate (folic acid) intake before conception and during early pregnancy is crucial because rapid cell division takes place in the first few days and weeks of pregnancy. A) True B) False 9. An infant born at term, weighing 4.5 pounds at birth is considered____________________ A) large for gestational age B) premature C) very low birth weight D) low birth weight 10. The leading cause of preventable birht defects and intellectual disability is__________________during pregnancy. A) coffee consumption B) tobacco use C) alcohol consumption D) cocaine use 11. When should solid food be introduced into an infant's diet? A) within 2 weeks of birth B) around 4 to 6 months of age C) at 9 months of age D) after 1 year 12. Which

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