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Natural childbirth is where the mother does not receive any drugs to relieve pain or to aid the birthing process. Natural childbirth is considered to be the safest way for the baby to be born. It is healthier for the mom and baby. There is less chance of serious injury from iatrogenic trauma. You will have less chance of having a C-section. The mother has a much quicker healing time. If the mother plans on breastfeeding, she will have a much higher chance of a breastfeeding success and there is lower...

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McDonaldization of Childbirth

Traditionally, childbirth has emphasized the joy of bringing a new life into the world. However, with the McDonaldization of healthcare, childbirth seems to be more about standardization over nature. Hospitals have begun to copy procedural ideas of major corporations and childbirth has begun to be centred on efficiency, predictability and control. To generate more money, hospitals have placed focus on efficiency, taking a woman through childbirth as quickly as possible. As a result, standard, predictable...

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Childbirth and Midwife

United States that childbirth has become increasingly medicalined and specialized, first with family doctors or general practitioners taking over the process, then obstetricians, and today, perinatologist. These physician specialists are trained to see birth as an abnormal or pathological process requiring heroic interventions, rather than a natural process” (Kram and Eckstein, 1990). Midwives however view childbirth and pregnancy in a different light. They tend to view childbirth and pregnancy as...

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Childbirth in Early America

Childbirth in Early America Women in early America referred to childbirth as “the greatest of earthly miseries.” They faced childbirth not with joy but with fear of their lives. Through advances of medicines and knowledge of proper sanitation throughout the centuries, childbirth became safer for mothers and infants. It is now possible to enjoy the childbearing process. Sometime ago, women face childbirth with fear and anxieties. They knew that childbirth could be a difficult and sometimes extremely...

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Child Birth Communication Skills II Tracy Clark May 17, 2013 Professor Kinney Giving birth to my 2nd child was something I thought I would be prepared for especially after having a C-section with my 1st born, I wanted to go natural the second time around. I became nervous thinking about the pain I was about to endure. I never experienced labor pains with my 1st child. At this point, I had doubts about the pain I was about to endure with natural child birth. It was time to delivery and...

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Preterm Childbirth Speech

Speech Title: Preterm Childbirth Specific Purpose Statement: My audience will learn about preterm birth as well as the causes of it and ways to prevent it. Central Idea: Preterm childbirth is the leading cause of death in infants, and it is important that we know that there are ways to prevent preterm birth and care for babies who are born prematurely. Method of Organization: Topical Introduction: I. In a time where everything is seemingly at our fingertips, it can be difficult for us to adjust...

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Essay On Childbirth In The Middle Ages

Childbirth and Children in the Middle Ages In Medieval times, pregnancy was not viewed as something beautiful. Bringing a new life into the world caused more harm than good. Nowadays, pregnancy is widely talked about. When a woman becomes pregnant, it isn’t frowned upon like it was in the Middle Ages. Pictures of pregnant women appear all over social media and in magazines that show how popular and appreciated it is now, but it was very dangerous in the Middle Ages. The Risk of pregnancy Pregnancy...

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Childbirth and Obstetrics Nurses

Gynecology Desiree Collins Francis Marion University Obstetrics nursing is healthcare profession that focuses on the care of pregnant women and the babies they give birth to. Obstetrics nurse deals with the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the time after the women’s pregnancy, as well as offer nursing care for women with health problems of or related to their reproductive system. Some obstetrics nurses may specialize in labor and delivery nurses. Obstetrics nurses may work...

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Personal Narrative: The Wonderful Experience Of Childbirth

Childbirth: The Wonderful Experience The drive to the hospital, the painful contractions, and the loud screams of pain, this is what childbirth is all about. Google defines childbirth as the action of giving birth to a child. The bible says in John 16:21, “When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world. My experience with childbirth was different...

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Postponing Childbirth

Postponing Child Birth Many women dream about having children as soon as they get married, but some women wait to have children later in life. There are several reasons why women are waiting to have children. For instance, women now have time consuming professions, women are waiting longer to get married, and women are pursuing financial stability before starting a family. However, if women wait to have children their chances of health issues also increase. Some of these health issues are, an increase...

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