Childbirth Essays

Facility Planning

There is a facility in Plaquemine, Louisiana that is extremely new to the town. The name of this facility is Ochsner of Plaquemine. This clinic is an obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN) clinic. “The Ochsner Women’s Services team provides a range of services from pregnancy and childbirth to routine exams. For expecting moms, the team provides a variety of childbirth options including alternative options such as water births, birthing chairs, balls and stools as well as traditional births and cesarean sections…

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Prolonged Labor

Research Problem and Purpose Prolonged labor and pushing is a major complication of labor .A prolonged labor can increase the chances of instrumental deliveries and cesarean sections. This study shows that how difficult it is for the mothers to take care of their baby after a prolonged labor. Changes over to motherhood after prolonged labor can Bea distressing experience for most women. The study also shows that how important it is to support these women by the health care team…

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Discuss Disparities Related to Ethnic and Cultural Groups

Babies who weight 5. 5 pounds (2500grams) or less at birth are low babies with low birth weight. Babies weighing 3. 3 pounds (1500 grams) or less are Very low birth weight babies. There is a significant medical and social cost for low birth weight infants and preterm births. Low birth weight is a major predictor of infant mortality. Ethnic and cultural group’s disparities related to low birth weight infant and preterm infant are significantly disproportionate, affecting minority Americans. Although…

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Reflective Essay on Pool Births

This essay is a reflection of the pool birth I witnessed whilst out on my practical placement. The elements of my experience in this area that I will be reflecting on are the advantages and disadvantages of birthing in the pool and the communication between the midwife and the expectant mother. I have chosen this area to reflect on because I would like to feel confident in promoting pool birthing and I would like to be able to support and…

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Should Fathers Have Paternity Leave

I feel that a father-to-be should be granted paternity leave. They should get paternity leave because mothers deal with a lot of stress and she needs the father there and she also would need him to do tasks she can’t. They should get paternity leave because there are so many things that are important things that a father wouldn’t want to miss and shouldn’t miss during pregnancy. Also if a father gets paternity leave he will be able to help…

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Postpartum_ Childbirth and Marie Wilson Marie

Marie Wilson, a 34-year-old female client who is gravida 4, para 3, is transferred to the postpartum unit two hours after a prolonged 14-hour labor and forceps delivery of a male infant weighing 9 lb, 2 oz. The placenta was intact upon delivery. The labor and delivery nurse reports that Marie was catheterized for 600 ml of yellow urine just before delivery. Her record indicates that she had a repair of a 4th degree laceration. A postpartum assessment reveals that…

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Childbirth in Ethnic and Cultural Groups

Discuss disparities related to ethnic and cultural groups relative to low birth weight infants and preterm births. Describe the impact of extremely low birth weight babies on the family and on the community (short-term and long-term, including economic considerations, on-going care considerations, and comorbidities associated with prematurity). Identify at least (1) support service within your community for preterm infants and their family. Provide the link for your colleagues to view. Does the service adequately address needs of this population? Explain…

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Placenta Previa

The topic I have chosen for my journal is placenta previa. My patient, 39-year-old M.C came in to the hospital for her fourth cesarean delivery. She has three healthy children that are twenty, ten and two years old. She is not a good candidate for vaginal birth because she has an android or heart shaped pelvis. The birth of her first child resulted in an emergency cesarean delivery and she has opted to have planned cesarean deliveries since then. During…

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Respiratory Distress in Newborn

Respiratory problem are often the case in newborns. It accounts for nearly half of neonatal deaths. Research by Kumar & Bhat (1996, p. 93) states that Respiratory Depression (RD) is a common neonatal problem that generally occurs in preterm infants due to surfactant deficiency which relates to antenatal history of immature lung development and term infants of diabetic mothers. To describe some of the common diagnosis associated with RD are: Transient Tachypnea of the newborn (TTNB) was found to be…

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Student Duties

This is an interesting chapter and its final conclusion surprises me. It pointed that a supersuccessful layer would possess three features: born in Jewish immigrant family, born during a demographic trough (1930s), and his parents worked for garment industry. This conclusion looks insane at the first glance, but it is so convincing after reading examples of Joe Flom, Robert Oppenheimer, Mort Janklow and Louis Borgenicht. Their success can not only attributes to their intelligence, hardworking or good education, but more…

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My Personal Statement

My desire to be a midwife began before studying nursing diploma in Spain. There are several reasons for this interest, beginning with my cousin’s completion of a midwifery course. She has told me very much about her course and I was excited to hear about each element of it. Another factor which attracted me to this branch of nursing was the excitement of taking part in a birth. Witnessing the happiness of those involved is always an unforgettable experience and…

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Prenatal and Postpartum Scenario

There is importance to providing a safe and healthy environment for your child to develop and grow, whether it be during gestation or the first few months of life. In this pamphlet we will discuss the activities that a pregnant or postpartum woman can do to positively affect their infants future development. There will be discussion as to why each activity is important and also how it will affect your Childs future development. The following activities are for pregnant women…

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The Best Day of My Life

Nine weeks into my pregnancy I was getting ready for bed one night and I became ill. I called my mom, crying that I was dizzy, light- headed, and faint. My mom quickly came over and rushed me to Sierra View. I hate that place. When I got there I was escorted to the birthing unit and was quickly admitted. After I was told by doctors why I was admitted I was told in real words by my mom that…

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Safe Motherhood

T’boli’s (Tagabili) and Bilaan (Bla’an – opponent people) are the indigenous people of South Cotabato in Southern Minadano. They are scattered in many municipalities of South Cotabato mainly in Lake Sebu and T’boli. They strive to uphold their traditional ways of living, their values, and distinctive culture as well as health practices even while living in a new society and to compete with modern economic world and try to adopt the new realities of modern era. Basing on the Safe…

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Maternal Mortality in Ghana

Question: Advice the Ministry of Health on how to deal with Maternal Mortality in Ghana Maternal mortality is the death of a woman during pregnancy or within 42 days at the end of pregnancy from causes aggravated by the pregnancy but not from incidental causes. A woman’s risk of death in childbirth over the course of her life may be due to many factors including the number of children she already has, spacing of the births, conditions under which she…

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