Massage for the Laboring Woman Quiz Name1) We will not send a certificate of completion or an updated transcript unless we can confirm that someone paid for this course. Please tell us who paid for it, if it was you, enter your name. If it was someone else, please enter the name of the person (or the business name) that paid for you.2) Please enter the email address you would like us to send your certificate of completion to.3) The NCBTMB requires that we put your home address on your transcript. Please enter it in the box below. Don't worry, we will not mail you anything or give it to anyone else.4) Please enter your massage license number. If you do not have one, you may enter your NCBTMB certification number or just enter the number 0.5) How can massage help reduce depression in pregnant women? It reduces norepinephrine and cortisol the “stress hormones”. It increases dopamine and serotonin levels. It can reduce anxiety, which can lead to depression. All of the above.Hint6) What effects did massage have on the fetuses according to the study done by the University of Miami School of Medicine? An increase in fetal activity. A decrease in fetal activity. A decrease in fetal edema.Hint7) Why do pregnant women experience sciatic pain? They sit around too much. The pressure of the uterus puts pressure on nearby nerves. The spine is put of alignment due to the heavy belly.Hint8) What percentage of women complain of back pain during pregnancy? 25% 50% 75%Hint9) What causes the back pain experienced by pregnant women? The misalignment caused by a shift in the center of gravity. Hormonal changes. Strain on the abdominal muscles. All of the above.Hint10) Why are many massage therapists taught to not perform massage during a woman’s first trimester? The majority of miscarriages occur during this time and it is a liability issue. Releasing toxins is bad for the fetus. They could slip and fall off the table.Hint11) What factor should a massage therapist be prepared for during the first trimester? Excessive swelling. Morning Sickness! Pain in the hips.Hint12) When should you start modifying the position of a pregnant woman? The first trimester. The second trimester, when she begins to show. The third trimester.Hint13) Why should you avoid the supported reclining position in the second half of pregnancy? The weight of the fetus may press on the descending aorta and impede the flow of blood to the placenta. The weight of the fetus may press on the bladder, causing an urge to urinate. The weight of the fetus may press on the spleen, causing nausea. None of the above.Hint14) As she approaches her due date, she may feel that the baby has dropped, settling deeper into her pelvis in preparation for labor and delivery. This natural step in carrying a child is called _________. shortening quickening lighteningHint15) Throughout her second and third trimesters of pregnancy, she may experience occasional, painless contractions — a sensation that her uterus is tightening and relaxing. They’re especially noticeable when she places her hand on her abdomen. These are called ___________________, and they’re her body’s way of warming up for labor. False contractions Braxton-Hicks contractions Pseudo-contractionsHint16) What is prodromal labor? The first stage of labor. The last stage of labor. The pushing stage of labor.Hint17) What massage techniques are useful during the prodromal stage? Petrissage to the lower back. Dance like rocking and swaying. Acupressure to the Bladder points. All of the above.Hint18) How can you use a chair to perform massage on a laboring woman? She can sit on it while you massage her feet. She can use it to bend over while you massage her shoulders. She can sit on it backwards, with her back out for you to massage.HintPLEASE READ Click the "Grade my quiz!" button below to get your result. If you passed it will say "You have passed". If you did not pass it will say "You did not pass" and then you can take the quiz again by hitting the back button on your browser. IT WILL NOT GIVE YOU THE CERTIFICATE NOW, even if you pass. I (the approved provider) will EMAIL YOU the certificate within 24 hours after I make sure that you paid and everything looks correct. PLEASE BE PATIENT. "Click Grade my quiz!" Once and give it a moment to produce results.