Welcome to your nursing test bank and NCLEX practice questions for maternity and newborn nursing. This nursing test bank includes 500+ practice questions to test your competence on the concepts behind maternal and child health nursing, maternity nursing, and obstetric nursing.
Maternity Nursing and Newborn Nursing Test Bank
In this section are the practice quiz and questions for maternity nursing and newborn care nursing test banks. There are 545 NCLEX-style practice questions partitioned into 8 sets. We’ve made a significant effort to provide you with the most informative rationale, so please read them.
Notable topics included in this nursing test bank include nursing care of the pregnant mother (obstetric nursing), labor and delivery, prenatal nursing care, antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum nursing care, nursing care of patients with preeclampsia, placental and cord anomalies, cesarean birth, labor complications, postpartum depression and more.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Maternity Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz #1 | 75 Questions
- Maternity Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz #2 | 75 Questions
- Maternity Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz #3 | 75 Questions
- Maternity Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz #4 | 75 Questions NEW!
- Maternity Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz #5 | 80 Questions NEW!
- Maternity Nursing: Antepartum NCLEX Practice Questions #6 | 55 Questions NEW!
- Maternity Nursing: Intrapartum NCLEX Practice Questions #7 | 55 Questions NEW!
- Maternity Nursing: Postpartum NCLEX Practice Questions #8 | 55 Questions NEW!
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Maternity Nursing (OB Maternal & Newborn) NCLEX Practice Quiz #5 | 80 Questions
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Question 1 of 80
Mechanism of labor, also known as the cardinal movements, refers to the sequencing of events involved in posturing and positioning that allows the baby to find the easiest to come out of the birth canal. Arrange the following mechanisms of labor in the order during the course of labor and fetal delivery.
Question 2 of 80
The first thing that a nurse must ensure when the baby’s head comes out isCorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 80
To ensure that the baby will breathe as soon as the head is delivered, the nurse’s priority action is toCorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 80
When doing perineal care in preparation for delivery, the nurse should observe the following, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 80
What are the important considerations that the nurse must remember after the placenta is delivered? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 80
The following are correct statements about false labor, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 80
The passageway in labor and delivery of the fetus include the following, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 80
The normal umbilical cord is composed of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 80
At what stage of labor and delivery does a primigravida differ mainly from a multigravida?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 80
The second stage of labor begins with ___ and ends with __?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 80
The following are signs that the placenta has detached, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 80
When the shiny portion of the placenta comes out first is called which of the following mechanisms?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 80
When the baby’s head is out, the immediate action of the nurse isCorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 80
When delivering the baby’s head the nurse supports the mother’s perineum to prevent a tear. This technique is calledCorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 80
The basic delivery set for normal vaginal delivery includes the following instruments/articles, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 80
As soon as the placenta is delivered, the nurse must do which of the following actions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 80
In vaginal delivery done in the hospital setting, the doctor routinely orders oxytocin to be given to the mother parenterally. The oxytocin is usually given after the placenta has been delivered and not before because:CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 80
In a gravido-cardiac mother, the first 2 hours postpartum (4th stage of labor and delivery) particularly in a cesarean section is a critical period because at this stageCorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 80
This drug is usually given parenterally to enhance uterine contraction:CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 80
The partograph is a tool used to monitor labor. The maternal parameters measured/monitored are the following, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 80
The following are natural childbirth procedures, except?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 80
The following are common causes of dysfunctional labor. Which of these can a nurse, on her own manage?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 80
At what stage of labor is the mother advised to bear down?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 80
The normal dilatation of the cervix during the first stage of labor in a nullipara isCorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 80
When the fetal head is at the level of the ischial spine, it is said that the station of the head isCorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 80
During an internal examination, the nurse palpated the posterior fontanel to be at the left side of the mother at the upper quadrant. The interpretation is that the position of the fetus is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 80
The following are types of breech presentation, except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 80
When the nurse palpates the suprapubic area of the mother and found that the presenting part is still movable, the right term for this observation that the fetus isCorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 80
The placenta should be delivered normally within how many minutes after the delivery of the baby?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 80
When shaving a woman in preparation for cesarean section, the area to be shaved should be from:CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 80
During the postpartum period, the fundus of the uterus is expected to go down normally about how many centimeters per day?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 80
The lochia on the first few days after delivery is characterized asCorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 80
Lochia normally disappears after how many days postpartum?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 80
After an Rh(-) mother has delivered her Rh (+) baby, the mother is given RhoGam. This is done in order to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 80
To enhance milk production, a lactating mother must do the following interventions, except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 80
The nursing intervention to relieve pain in breast engorgement while the mother continues to breastfeed isCorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 80
A woman who delivered normally per vaginam is expected to void within how many hours after delivery?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 80
To ensure adequate lactation the nurse should teach the mother to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 80
An appropriate nursing intervention when caring for a postpartum mother with thrombophlebitis is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 80
The nurse should anticipate that hemorrhage related to uterine atony may occur postnatally if this condition was present during the delivery:CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 80
According to Rubin’s theory of maternal role adaptation, the mother will go through 3 stages during the postpartum period. These stages are:CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 80
The neonate of a mother with diabetes mellitus is prone to developing hypoglycemia because:CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 80
Which of the following is an abnormal vital sign in postpartum?CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 80
The uterine fundus right after delivery of placenta is palpable atCorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 80
A nurse is monitoring the amount of lochia drainage in a client who is 2 hours postpartum and notes that the client has a saturated perineal pad in 1 hour. The nurse reports the amount of lochial flow as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 80
In a woman who is not breastfeeding, menstruation usually occurs after how many weeks?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 80
The following are nursing measures to stimulate lactation, except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 80
When the uterus is firm and contracted after delivery but there is vaginal bleeding, the nurse should suspect which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 80
The following are interventions to make the fundus contract postpartally, except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 80
The following are nursing interventions to relieve episiotomy wound pain, except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 51 of 80
Postpartum blues is said to be normal provided that the following characteristics are present. These areCorrectIncorrect
Question 52 of 80
The neonatal circulation differs from the fetal circulation becauseCorrectIncorrect
Question 53 of 80
The normal respiration of a newborn immediately after birth is characterized as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 54 of 80
The anterior fontanelle is characterized as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 55 of 80
The ideal site for vitamin K injection in the newborn is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 56 of 80
At what APGAR score at 5 minutes after birth should resuscitation be initiated?CorrectIncorrect
Question 57 of 80
Right after birth, when the skin of the baby’s trunk is pinkish but the soles of the feet and palm of the hands are bluish this is called:CorrectIncorrect
Question 58 of 80
The minimum birth weight for full-term babies to be considered normal is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 59 of 80
This procedure is done to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 60 of 80
Which of the following characteristics will distinguish a postmature neonate at birth?CorrectIncorrect
Question 61 of 80
What would be the appropriate first nursing action when caring for a 20-year old G1P0 woman at 39 weeks gestation who is in active labor and for whom an assessment reveals mild variable fetal heart rate decelerationCorrectIncorrect
Question 62 of 80
In basal body temperature (BBT) technique, the sign that ovulation has occurred is an elevation of body temperature byCorrectIncorrect
Question 63 of 80
Lactation Amenorrhea Method(LAM) can be an effective method of natural birth control ifCorrectIncorrect
Question 64 of 80
The intrauterine device prevents pregnancy by the ffg mechanism, except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 65 of 80
Oral contraceptive pills are of different types. Which type is most appropriate for mothers who are breastfeeding?CorrectIncorrect
Question 66 of 80
The natural family planning method called Standard Days (SDM), is the latest type and easy to use method. However, it is a method applicable only to women with regular menstrual cycles between how many days?CorrectIncorrect
Question 67 of 80
Nurse Lesley is conducting health teachings to a group of first-time mothers. Which of the following are signs of ovulation? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 68 of 80
The following methods of artificial birth control works as a barrier device except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 69 of 80
Which of the following is a true statement about normal ovulation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 70 of 80
If a couple would like to enhance their fertility, the following means can be done. Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 71 of 80
In the sympto-thermal method, the parameters being monitored to determine if the woman is fertile or infertile are:CorrectIncorrect
Question 72 of 80
The following are important considerations to teach the woman who is on a low dose (mini-pill) oral contraceptive except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 73 of 80
To determine if the cause of infertility is a blockage of the fallopian tubes, the test to be done isCorrectIncorrect
Question 74 of 80
Infertility can be attributed to male causes such as the following except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 75 of 80
Spinnbarkeit is an indicator of ovulation which is characterized as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 76 of 80
Vasectomy is a procedure done on a male for sterilization. The organ involved in this procedure isCorrectIncorrect
Question 77 of 80
Breast self-examination is best done by the woman on herself every month duringCorrectIncorrect
Question 78 of 80
A woman is considered to be menopause if she has experienced cessation of her menses for a period ofCorrectIncorrect
Question 79 of 80
Which of the following is the correct practice of self-breast examination in a menopausal woman?CorrectIncorrect
Question 80 of 80
In assisted reproductive technology (ART), there is a need to stimulate the ovaries to produce more than one mature ova. The drug commonly used for this purpose is:CorrectIncorrect
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