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Nutrition Through the Life Cycle 6th Edition By Judith E. Brown – Test Bank

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Nutrition Through the Life Cycle 6th Edition By Judith E. Brown – Test Bank

Test Bank for Chapter 6 – Nutrition during Lactation

Key to question information: ANS = correct answer; DIF = question difficulty; REF = page reference; OBJ = chapter learning objective for question section

Learning Objectives
6.1 Describe the development, the structure, and the functional components of the mammary gland. Describe the key hormonal influences on development and function.
6.2 Identify similarities and differences in nutrient levels between colustrum and mature human milk, and between mature human milk, whole cow’s milk, and human milk substitutes (infant formula).
6.3 Summarize the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and their babies in a manner that could be included in breastfeeding education for expecting mothers, their partners, and family members.
6.4 Generate an education plan for new mothers that includes the answers to common questions about milk supply including what is typical milk production, what is the relationship between infant demand and maternal supply, and the influence of the size of the breast, feeding frequency, pumping, and breast surgeries on milk production.
6.5 Describe maternal steps to prepare the breast, and the basic position of the infant at the breast.
6.6 Describe infant behaviors that indicate readiness to feed, and vitamin supplement recommendations for breastfeeding infants.
6.7 First, identify the professional and government sources of nutrient recommendations for healthy women for diet and supplements. Second list common nutrition diagnoses for breastfeeding women coupled with nutrition intervention and appropriate parameters for monitoring.
6.8 Identify at least two breastfeeding promotion programs that have demonstrated effectiveness at increasing breastfeeding initiation and duration.
6.9 Summarize factors known to be associated with higher and lower rates of breastfeeding, and the gap between current rates and the Breastfeeding Goals for the United States.

Multiple Choice

1. The hormone responsible for uterine contractions and the minimization of maternal postpartum blood loss is:
a. prolactin.
b. oxytocin.
c. estrogen.
d. progesterone.
e. testosterone.

ANS: b DIF: Fact-based REF: 172 OBJ: 6.3

2. Which of the following is NOT a maternal benefit of breastfeeding?
a. Minimizes postpartum blood loss
b. Helps uterus return to nonpregnant size
c. Delays return to fertility
d. MAY help lose weight more quickly
e. All of the above would be considered benefits of breastfeeding.

ANS: e DIF: Fact-based, easy REF: 172 OBJ: 6.3

3. Maternal psychological benefits related to breastfeeding include all the following EXCEPT:
a. increased self-confidence.
b. bonding with the breast fed infant.
c. a slower return to pre-pregnancy weight.
d. All of the above are psychological benefits.

ANS: c DIF: Fact-based REF: 172 OBJ: 6.3

4. Which of the following is a nutritional benefit of breastfeeding?
a. It provides optimal nutrition to the infant.
b. The balance of nutrients matches requirements needed for human growth.
c. Infants do not need additional fluids or water when breastfeeding.
d. The low protein content is easily tolerated.
e. All of the above are considered nutritional benefits.

ANS: e DIF: Fact-based REF: 172 OBJ: 6.3



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