Vocabulary

B

breach – the baby has its feet or butt down to the mothers pelvis instead of its head.

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C

cleft palate – a split in the roof of the mouth

colostrum – has more protein and lower fat and carbohydrates then in mature milk and is high in antibodies.

M

maternal air embolism – one or more air bubbles ends up in the mother’s blood stream through oral sex and may cause blood clots

S

spina bifida – when the spinal cord doesn’t develop right it makes a bulge that can cause polarization to the lower limbs and mental handicap.

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