Describe the behavioral adaptations that are characteristic of the newborn during the transition period.

Answer the following questions:1. Describe the behavioral adaptations that are characteristic of the newborn during the transition period.2. Describe the infant behaviors typical of each sleep-wake state. Identify how the nurse and the parents should adapt to each state when caring for infants.3. The Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (BNBAS) is used to illustrate how newborns respond to their environments; describe and how these responses can be used by parents to facilitate infant development.4. Describe the mechanisms of thermoregulation in the neonate and the potential consequences of hypothermia and hyperthermia. 5. Identify newborn reflexes and differentiate characteristic responses from abnormal responses.6. Describe the sensory and perceptual functioning of the neonate.7. Identify signs that a neonate is at risk related to problems with each body system.8. Identify the purpose for and components of the Apgar score.9. Describe the care management of the newborn during the immediate postbirth period.10. Describe the process of bonding and attachment as it applies to a newborn and the parents and family during the immediate period after birth. Identify the measures that nurses could use to promote interaction.11. What is included in the performance of a physical assessment of a newborn?12. Describe the purpose for and the components of a gestational age assessment of a newborn.13. Describe the elements of a safe environment.14. Describe the purposes and methods for circumcision, the postoperative care of the circumcised infant, and parent teaching regarding circumcision.15. Describe the procedures for performing a heelstick and collecting urine specimens.16. Identify how to evaluate pain in the newborn based on physiologic changes and behavioral observations.17. Describe anticipatory guidance nurses should provide to parents before discharge. Identify the essential components of discharge planning and teaching.18. Describe current recommendations for infant feeding. Identify the nutrient and fluid needs of the infant. Describe the signs indicative of adequate newborn nutrition and hydration.19. Identify the nurse’s role in helping families choose an infant feeding method. Describe the benefits of breastfeeding for infants, mothers, families, and society.20. Describe newborn feeding-readiness cues.21. Identify maternal and infant indicators of effective breastfeeding. Describe nursing interventions to facilitate and promote successful breastfeeding.22. Describe common problems associated with breastfeeding and nursing interventions to help resolve them.23. Describe the differences between powdered, concentrated, and ready-to-use forms of commercial infant formula.24. Describe teaching for the formula-feeding family.(let me know if more pages are needed)

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