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101 Pregnancy Trivia Questions If You're Ready To Start Something New

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August 14, 2022

During which trimester does the human fetus double in size? Which mammal has the longest gestation period? What is an episiotomy? How dilated should a woman be before she can start pushing during labor?Β 

At what point in gestation can the gender of your baby be determined? What is a mammal called that doesn’t give birth to live young but instead lays eggs? How long is a typical human pregnancy? If these questions intrigued you, this could be the perfect quiz for you.

It’s undeniable that the human body is capable of incredible things, especially the female body. Mammals perform the miracle of pregnancy and birth every day. It doesn’t matter if you’re expecting your first child, your second, or none at allβ€”pregnancy can be an incredibly interesting (and shocking) topic.Β 

You can test out your knowledge of the process of growing a new being inside the uterus with our set of trivia questions and answers; some answers may surprise you!

After you’ve finished with this quiz, check out our trivia on biology, medical, and general science trivia!

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1. The developmental congenital disorder caused by the incomplete closing of the embryonic neural tube is know as what term?

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2. What is the name of the big bouncy ball used during labour?

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3. In birthing terminology, what does the acronym EDD stand for?

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4. The final stage of labour, after the baby is born, when the placenta is delivered is referred to as what?

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5. A mix of nitrous oxide and oxygen used as a medical anesthesia during childbirth gas is called what?

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6. The Corpeus Luteum in the ovary produces which hormone?

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1. A human foetus is approximately the size of which of the following objects at 3 months gestation?

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2. When a newborn infant turns his head toward anything that strokes his cheek or mouth this is called which of the following?

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3. What size is the approximate size of a human foetus at 1 month gestation?

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4. What is the term used to descrobe a complication of pregnancy, wherein the placental lining has separated from the uterus of the mother?

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5. What is the term used during pregnancy to describe a rupture of the amniotic sac?

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6. What is the term refering to a woman who has given birth in the last 6 weeks?

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1. What is the gestation period of a human pregnancy?

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2. What does a doppler measure?

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3. Before labour begins, many women experience practice contractions also knows as which term?

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4. When there are signs that the foetus is unwell either during pregnancy or childbirth, this is referred to as what?

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5. What size is the approximate size of a human foetus at 4 months gestation?

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6. What is it called when the umbilical cord precedes the fetus' exit from the uterus?

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1. What is the medical term used to describe a woman who is pregnant for the first time?

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2. The 'soft spot' on an infant's head is also known as what?

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3. What is the term used when a baby enters the pelvis to prepare for delivery?

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4. What is an alternative term for lactation?

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5. What is the term used to describe when a baby's head is about to be born?

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6. What is the name of the 'love' hormone that plays an important role in childbirth?

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1. A baby that has not been born at 42 weeks gestation is also known as what?

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2. What is the term for the medical imagining technique that allows us to see a baby in the womb?

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3. In a woman's bodywhich of the following tubes allow passage of the egg from the ovary to the uterus?

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4. In birthing terminology, what is the mucus plug that seals the cervix called?

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5. What is an alternative term for early labour?

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6. When a pregnancy is ended spontaneously, what is it referred to?

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1. When an infant feeds at frequent intervals, this is referred to as which of the following?

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2. What is the term for the endocrine gland that is found at the base of the hypothalamus and helps stimulate contractions during childbirth?

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3. A spinal anaesthesia is also known as what?

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4. When a pregnant woman has high blood pressure and protein in her urine she may be suffering from which of the following conditions?

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5. In birthing terminology, what does the acronym LMP stand for?

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6. What is the term used to describe an infantile reflex as a response to a sudden loss of support, when the infant feels as if it is falling?

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1. What is the term for the motion of the uterus during childbirth?

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2. After the first eight weeks of a pregnancy, what is the term used to describe the mother and father's future offspring?

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3. What is the term used to describe a baby who has his spine against his mother's back when he is in the womb?

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4. What is the name of the position of a baby whos e back is against his mother's belly?

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5. The first twelve weeks of a pregnancy are referred to as which of the following?

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6. What is the term for the blood group that does not have the D Antigen and in pregnancy requires the mother to have an anti-D injection?

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1. What is the name of the first milk produced by the mother during late pregnancy?

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2. What is a form of prenatal diagnosis to determine chromosomal or genetic disorders in the fetus?

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3. Which of the following drugs helps to softens cervix and causes uterine contraction?

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4. What is the term used to describe the ovum producing organ in a female reproductive system?

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5. What is the term for nausea in pregnancy?

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6. The surgical instrument used during childbirth that resemble a pair of tongs are known as what?

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1. What is the name of the machine that you can attach to your back during labour to ease the pain of contractions?

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2. Childbirth educator Janet Balaskas created which movement which encourages women to move around during their labours?

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3. What is the name for the surgical procedure when an incision is made in a mother's abdomen to deliver a baby?

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4. What is the term used to describe the widening of the cervix?

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5. What is the name of the cell that develops into a human foetus during the first eight weeks of a pregnancy?

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6. What is the name of the hormone that is released when a mother is breastfeeding?

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1. What is the term used in pregnancy when a woman has a decreased number of red blood cells?

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2. When a woman's ovary releases an egg into her falopian tube this process is called which of the following terms?

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3. What size is the approximate size of a human foetus at 8 months gestation?

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4. What is the term for a baby delivered by a vacuum extraction?

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5. What is the acronym for the unit where newborn infants are cared for?

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6. What is it called when a baby's head is in an upside-down position in the uterus?

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1. In pregnancy, what is the name of the protective liquid contained by the amniotic sac of a pregnant female?

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2. What is the term for a mother who has had multiple births?

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3. What is the name of the cord that connects a mother to her baby in the womb?

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4. How early can you detect a baby's heartbeat with a doppler?

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5. Which supplement is known to help with congenital malformations during the preconception period?

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6. In birthing terminology, what does the acronynm HCG stand for?

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1. After childbirth, what is the facility called which stores umbilical cord blood for future use?

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2. What is the name of the opiod drug given to pregnant women to help relieve labour pains?

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3. A human foetus is approximately the size of which of the following objects at 6 months gestation?

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4. The middle stage of a pregnancy is also referred to as which of the following terms?

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5. What is the term used for wrapping infants in blankets or similar cloth so that movement of the limbs is tightly restricted?

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6. What is the name of the method used to quickly assess the health of a newborn immediately after birth?

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1. What is the term for when the capacity of the pelvis is inadequate to allow the feotus to negotiate the birth canal?

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2. The labour stage when the cervix is fully dilated, and ends when the baby is born is also known as what?

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3. What is the primary female sex hormone called?

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4. At 9 months gestation, what size is the approximate size of a human fetus?

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5. What size is the approximate size of a human foetus at 7 months gestation?

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6. What is an alternative term for 'milk spots' which are often found on the skin of newborn babies?

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1. What is the term used to describe the thinning of the cervix?

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2. At 9 months gestation, what size is the approximate size of a human foetus?

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3. A pregnancy where the embryo is implanted outside of the uterus is referred to by which term?

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4. At 2 months gestation, what size is the approximate size of a human foetus?

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5. What is it called when a fetus is deprived of an adequate supply of oxygen?

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6. What is the name of the doctor who specialises in the medical care of newborn infants?

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1. At 5 months gestation, what size is the approximate size of a human foetus?

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2. In birthing terminology, what does the acronym HCG stand for?

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3. How many weeks is the average human pregnancy?

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4. What is the name for the lower part of the uterus?

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5. What is the name of a birth companion?

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6. Which of the following mechanical devices can help a mother extract breastmilk for her baby?

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1. What is the term used to describe the last trimester of a pregnancy?

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