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Multiple Pregnancy

Multiple Pregnancies Definition Multiple pregnancies are a pregnancy where more than one fetus develops simultaneously in the womb. A multiple pregnancy is a pregnancy involving more than one fetus. Twins, triplets, and quadruplets are multiple pregnancies. The largest multiple pregnancy on recorded to the birth of nine offspring. Twins are the most common type of multiple pregnancies. But worldwide, the incidence of multiple pregnancies of all types - twins, triplets, quadruplets, quinteplets...

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Teen Pregnancy

Teen pregnancy: Medical risks and realities Pregnant teens and their unborn babies have unique medical risks. Lack of prenatal care Teenage girls who are pregnant -- especially if they don't have support from their parents -- are at risk of not getting adequate prenatal care. Prenatal care is critical, especially in the first months of pregnancy. Prenatal care screens for medical problems in both mother and baby, monitors the baby's growth, and deals quickly with any complications that arise....

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Pregnancy and Disease

Public Health Concerns Nicole Moore Ohio University Public Health Concerns Pregnancy would ideally be a time of happiness and fulfillment, but for many people it is not. During the nine months that a woman is pregnant she and her unborn child face many health concerns, many of which could be prevented with proper prenatal care (World Health Organization, 2012) Over the past three months that I have been working as a labor nurse I have noticed that in my community there is an overwhelming...

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Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be very difficult even for an average healthy woman. There are many risk factors that are added when being overweight and pregnant, making the process much more complex and stressful on the mother and the baby. Weight issues may carry very harmful effects not only for the mother but can impact the development of the fetus as well. This paper will discuss the risks that are related to the health of the mother, fetus, recovery and postpartum. Individual health risks for just being...

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Smoking and Pregnancy

has identified tobacco smoke and nicotine, a chemical in tobacco smoke, as substances that are harmful to unborn children (NTP). "Smoking during pregnancy may indicate that a woman is not taking a healthy approach to childbearing and, thus, may be associated with later problem behaviors for the child. For example, smoking by the mother during pregnancy is associated with substance abuse and criminal behavior in both male and female children when they reach adulthood (Child)." The major topic covered...

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Pregnancy and Children

1.3 Explain the potential effects on development, of pre-conceptual, pre-birth and birth experiences. All babies and children show different rates of development,but some do so because of difficulties linked to experiences during conception, pregnancy and birth. We know that even before a baby is conceived, the lifestyle of the parents can have an effect on thier potential development. this is because men's sperm and woman's ova can be easily damaged. Parents are advised to think about stopping...

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Termination of Pregnancy

MSc in Cardiology 2010-2011-CVSM 5001 Basic Cardiology (28 Dec 2010) Objectives of this Lecture Termination of Pregnancy: Ethical and Practical Consideration Tam, Wing Hung Associate Professor Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology CUHK 1. Importance of pre‐conceptional counselling for patients with cardiac disease 2. Conditions for TOP 3. Legal aspect of TOP 4. Methods of TOP 5. Risk of TOP: specific to cardiac patient 6. An example of cardiomyopathy Physiological Changes • Increase in the intravascular volume...

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Beliefs on Pregnancy

paper is about the effect of superstitious beliefs and practices in the Philippines on pregnancy. It explores the role of nurses in caring for culturally diverse Filipino patients and families in a safe and effective way. The paper provides a historical background, topic facts, impact of the superstitious beliefs on pregnancy, nursing responsibilities, interventions, teachings and cultural impact on pregnancy. The Philippines is a country of many superstitions and beliefs. These practices...

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teenage pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy Contents CAUSE EFFECTS DISADVANTAGES PREVENTION What is teenage pregnancy? Teenage pregnancy is defined as a teenage girl, usually within the ages of 13-19, becoming pregnant. The term in everyday speech usually refers to girls who have not reached legal adulthood, which varies across the world, who become pregnant. Causes and of teenage pregnancy Teen pregnancies may result for different reasons in industrialized countries as compared to developing countries...

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Vietnamese Pregnancy

Differences Among Birthing Women Growing up as a kid with the background of being Vietnamese, I have a lot of knowledge about the superstitions and beliefs of what to do or not to do due to my cultural beliefs during certain occasions especially pregnancy. First, I want to say that Vietnamese cultural beliefs are very similar to Chinese because it has a strong impact toward our country. Even though the languages are different but very similar pronunciation same as for cultural beliefs, medical beliefs...

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