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A nulligravid client, Abby, at 12 weeks gestation tells the nurse that she is a vegetarian and eats “lots of rice.” To help meet Abby’s needs for protein during pregnancy, the nurse suggests that she combines the rice with which of the following? a. Beans. b. Soy milk. c. Yogurt. d. Corn. 2. During the first trimester, Betty, should maintain a caloric intake of: a. 10 to 20 calories/kg. b. 20 to 25 calories/kg. c. 30 to 35 calories/kg. d. 45 to 50 calories/kg. 3. When caring for a primigravida client, Candy, at 9 weeks’ gestation who immigrated to the United States from Vietnam 1 year ago, the nurse would assess the client’s diet for a deficiency of which of the following? a. Calcium. b. Vitamin E. c. Vitamin C. d. Iodine. 4. Which foods should the nurse recommend to increase Debbie’s calcium intake? a. Legumes and enriched cereals. b. Tuna and cottage cheese. c. Green, leafy vegetables. d. Cheese and yogurt. 5. A primigravid client, Emily, at 8 weeks’ gestation tells the nurse that she doesn’t like milk. To ensure that Emily consumes an adequate intake of milk products, the nurse would instruct her that an 8-ounce glass of milk is equal to which of the following? a. 2 Tablespoons of Parmesan cheese. b. ½ cup of a milkshake. c. 1 ½ to 2 slices of presliced American cheese. d. ½ cup of cottage cheese. 6. A 16-year-old Latino nulligravid client, Jennifer, at 10 weeks gestation has been diagnosed with mild iron-deficiency anemia. Jennifer tells the nurse that she doesn’t like to eat much meat. Which of the following foods would the nurse suggest to provide Jennifer with the greatest amount of iron in her diet? a. 1 cup of lentils. b. 1 cup of sunflower seeds. c. 1 1/2 ounces of hard cheese. d. 2 poached eggs. 7. Which foods would supply Francis with the best sources of iron? a. Fish, chicken, and lean beef. b. Broccoli, spinach, and fish. c. Eggs, legumes, and dried fruit. d. Lean beef, organ meats, and dried fruits. 8. The nurse instructs a primigravida, Gretchen, about the importance of sufficient vitamin A in her diet. The nurse knows that the instructions have been effective when Gretchen indicates that she should include which of the following in her diet. a. Buttermilk and cheese. b. Strawberries and cantaloupe.

Which foods would provide Kate with the most Vitamin C? a. Vitamin B 12. at 26 weeks gestation who has gained 25 pounds since becoming pregnant visits the prenatal clinic for a routine visit. which supplies her with large amounts of: a. Vitamin C. Seafood. which of the following foods would the nurse suggest to meet the client’s need for increased folic acid? a. d. Which of the following is the recommended amount of weight gain during the third trimester. a.” c. Nancy. Riboflavin and Vitamin A. Folic acid. Bananas. b. Jessica asks the nurse why Vitamin C intake is so important during pregnancy. 9. “A total weight gain of approximately 20 pounds is recommended. b.6 pounds in the second and third trimester is considered normal. Milk and oatmeal.c. Hillary drinks 1 quart of milk daily. 1 pound a week. 14. Vitamin C and a complete protein. . Iris. all refined grain products such as cereal. “Eating moderate amounts of foods high in Vitamin C can help metabolize fats and carbohydrates. d. c. d. When developing a teaching plan for Laura who is 8 weeks pregnant. c. When developing a meal-planning guide about foods rich in riboflavin for a primigravid client.” d. b. b. c. flour rolls. Yogurt. “A weight gain of about 12 pounds every trimester is recommended. Potatoes. and rice are fortified with which of the following? a. d. pasta. Prunes. Fresh fruit. grits. Vitamin B 12 and niacin. d. “Studies have shown that Vitamin C helps the growth of fetal bones. An adolescent primigravid client. Folic acid and thiamine. Fish and cottage cheese. d. 15. As of 1999. Enriched cereals. the nurse would expect to instruct the client to include at least two daily servings of which of the following foods? a. a gain of 25 to 35 pounds is about average. “Supplemental vitamin C in large doses can prevent neural tube defects. “Vitamin C is required to promote blood clot and collagen formation. “A weight gain of 6. the nurse determines that the teaching has been successful when the client states which of the following? a. b. “Although it varies.” b. Oranges and tomatoes. 11. 10. Which of the following would be the nurse’s best response? a. farina. buns. Niacin.” b.” d.” 12. Milk and plain yogurt. c. Spinach.” c. Egg yolks and squash. After instructing a primigravida. Marian. Cabbage and bananas. c. 13.” 16. about desired weight gain during pregnancy.

After teaching the client about possible serving sizes. A primigravid client. c. nucleic acids. 7 pounds per month. 1 raw apricot. b. d. Tomatoes. c. b. Anemia. A pregnant woman. The nurse should instruct the client to eat more: a. the nurse would encourage the client’s intake of which of the following: a. Ola. A 19 year old primigravida. 17. When assessing the client. the nurse determines that the teaching has been successful when the client states that one serving of vegetables is equivalent to which of the following? a. d. c. Asparagus. WIC program. b. c. 21. b. Which question should the nurse ask during the nutritional assessment? a. Pamela. 20. 23. at 10 weeks’ gestation tells the nurse that she eats fruits and vegetables but aren’t very fond of them. Food bank. and fats. Potatoes. Congregate meals. Prevention of demineralization of the mother’s bones. 3 ounces of vegetable juice cocktail. d. To which national food assistance program should the nurse refer a low-income. Lactose intolerance. Home-delivered meals. c. When developing the postpartum dietary plan of care for the client. Sarah. tells you that the doctor told her that she needed to increase her intake of thiamine (Vitmain B1) in her diet. d. 18. . “How much milk do you usually drink?” 22. Beef.b. 3 tomatoes. “What is your normal daily food intake?” d. 19. Theresa. b. Synthesis of neural pathways in the fetus. One fourth of cantaloupe. c. pregnant client. Rachel. Milk. states that she frequently ingests laundry starch. Diabetes mellitus. 2 pounds per week. d. “Which foods seem to cause you the most discomfort” b. for which of the following should the nurse be alert? a. The nurse enlists the aid of an interpreter when caring for a primiparous client from Mexico who speaks very little English and delivered a viable term neonate 8 hours ago. Amino acid metabolism. d. “Which foods do you eat from the four basic groups?” c. Muscle spasms. Synthesis of proteins. d. 5 to 6 pounds for the trimester. c. for help in obtaining food for herself and later her infant? a. b. Corn products. Meat products. to increase her intake of foods high in magnesium because of its role with which of the following? a. The nurse instructs a primigravida. Rice.