Nursing MCQ'S And Guide

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Midwifery Nursing MCQ Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the primary role of a midwife?
    a. To deliver babies
    b. To provide prenatal care
    c. To administer medications during labor
    d. To perform c-sections

2. What is the recommended weight gain for a woman with a normal pre-pregnancy BMI (18.5-24.9)?

    a. 25-35 pounds
    b. 15-25 pounds
    c. 10-20 pounds
    d. 5-10 pounds

3. Which of the following is a common complication of pregnancy that can lead to preterm labor?

    a. Gestational diabetes
    b. Preeclampsia
    c. Placenta previa
    d. Ectopic pregnancy

4. What is the recommended position for a woman in labor?

    a. Lying on her back with her legs elevated
    b. Standing up
    c. Sitting on a birth ball
    d. Squatting

5. Which of the following is a non-pharmacological pain management technique for labor?

    a. Epidural anesthesia
    b. Intravenous opioids
    c. Lamaze breathing
    d. Spinal anesthesia

6. What is the recommended position for a woman to breastfeed her newborn?

    a. Lying on her back
    b. Sitting up with her back straight and her feet flat on the floor
    c. Lying on her side
    d. Standing up

7. What is the recommended duration of exclusive breastfeeding?

    a. 1 month
    b. 3 months
    c. 6 months
    d. 12 months

8. What is the recommended age for a woman to begin receiving regular mammograms for breast cancer screening?

    a. 30
    b. 40
    c. 50
    d. 60

9. What is the recommended length of time for a woman to wait after giving birth before having sex?

    a. 1 week
    b. 4 weeks
    c. 6 weeks
    d. 8 weeks

10. Which of the following is not a sign of preterm labor?

    a. Regular contractions that increase in strength and frequency
    b. Vaginal bleeding
    c. Decreased fetal movement
    d. Feeling of fullness or pressure in the pelvis