Without a doubt, the birth of a child in each family is a momentous event. Can you imagine if that joyful event turned into sadness and guilt and being withdrawn from your newborn baby? Postpartum depression is a serious illness that usually happens after the birth of a child. It is a type of depression that lasts for a long time. It affects not only the mom but also the father and the whole family as well. The purpose of this paper is to explore the causes of PPD, the impact of PPD on both parents, infant and children, the interventions available for postpartum depression, and how social determinants of health relates to postpartum depression.
As a new parent, you often worry about your little one’s comfort & wellbeing and you might find a pacifier very helpful. While some babies are comforted with rocking, cuddling and sucking during the feeds, others just can’t seem to get enough of it. If your newborn still fusses after you’ve fed, burped, rocked and cuddled him, then a pacifier can come to your rescue. It’s easy to use and provides instant comfort to your baby, but that’s just one part of the story. The increasing rumors about pacifiers being detrimental for babies have put moms in a fix. In such a situation, it’s better to make an informed decision. Scroll down to read all the pros and cons of giving a pacifier to the baby.
Urinary incontinence, the loss of bladder control, can also be called enuresis is a problem with many different age groups. This is caused by sympathetic dysfunction. Sympathetic dysfunction affects many systems of the body such as the the cardiovascular, reproductive, and even urinary. Enuresis is a medical term used more towards children meaning involuntary urination, referred to bedwetting most of the time (Silverthorn, 2013). The International Continence Society defines incontinence as “a condition in which involuntary loss of urine is a social or hygienic problem and is objectively demonstrated (Viktrup, 1993).” Incontinence is also very common once a woman becomes pregnant and throughout postpartum. Postpartum is the six week period
“How much sleep does my baby need?”, “How often should I make my baby nap?”, “Is it ok if the baby sleeps too much or too less?”
As your baby grows so will their nutritional needs, the food that you will give them it will help the grown and develop, that’s why the department of health suggested exclusive breast feeding for the first 6 months of life with the gradual introduction of solids food until the age of 2 years and under.
Emily Martin wrote the novel The Woman in the Body to show how women are being degraded to metaphors and that their natural processes are deemed a social process. Women are being placed in a medical community where their best interests are being degraded to medical practices. The mother is being separated from her body and being placed secondary to the deliverance of the baby. The woman is being influenced by technology and society in order to conform to the needs and wants of the doctor through their use of power and authority. Max Weber developed the Theory of Domination, which perfectly exemplifies the influence doctors in the medical community have on women. However, women are slowly coming to the realization that they have alternate options
Babies R Us is a Toys R Us Inc company that “is the world’s leading dedicated toy and baby products retailer, offering a differentiated shopping experience through its family of brands” (Babies“R”Us, 2015). The company tries to advertise themselves as an easy research solution for parents. The site attempts to answer parents’ questions of what items they will need for their new babies.
As your baby grows so will their nutritional needs, the food that you will give them it will help the grown and develop, that’s why the department of health suggested exclusive breast feeding for the first 6 months of life with the gradual introduction of solids food until the age of 2 years and under. So it’s important to include iron rich food in your babies diet e.g. red meat or green leafy vegetable.
Evidence base practice (EBP) is a proactive methodology to improving patient care. Nurses are now called upon to research, identify and analyze practice problems so that questions can be answered on how to deliver care. Therefore, the translation of research into practice require strategies such as protocol and guideline to disseminate EBP within an organization (Yoder-Wise, 2015). By researching barriers to breastfeeding in the neonatal intensive care (NICU), policy changes are noted to be indicated. The objective of this Dissemination Plan is to identify and organize the activities to be performed in order to promote breastfeeding in the NICU to the key stakeholder and the greater community.
Postpartum depression is a serious mental health issue which can pose as a risk towards the relationship between a mother and her baby (Thompson & Fox, 2010).Postpartum depression is a serious mood disorder experienced by women after giving birth. This complex mood disorder can impact the entirety of the mother such as mind, body and spirit. The dreams a mother has as to what they expected motherhood to be like can be compromised by this mood disorder. Most health professionals estimate that between 15 and 20 percent of mothers who have recently given birth will be affected by postpartum depression at some point in time in their life (Thompson & Fox, 2010). Research also suggests that 700,000 new moms develop postpartum depression on a yearly
Giving birth to a child is one of the jubilant privilege gifted to a woman. The feeling of having a life grow within you, is beyond any comparison. The decision to become pregnant can be monotonous or planned.
Breastfeeding has been around forever now, but it’s now not being accepted to be done in public. Women will hear comments like,” could you please cover up,” or ,“ do you really have to do that infront of me?” Women should not have to be judged for something that is natural and healthy. Now, women are starting to fight back towards these comments and won’t stand for what people have to say about them feeding their child. Women should not have to suffer through the harassment of people saying how it’s inappropriate because it is healthy, natural, and legal.
Because breastmilk takes on the flavor of foods eaten by the mother, these foods are especially good choices.[9 ]
The arrival of a new baby, especially the first always marks a new beginning for a mother. It comes with a lot of challenges more so if the mother is less knowledgeable about baby care. Take such as cleaning the baby for the first time, or feeding, it is not easy. The baby is still fragile and slippery and needs a special care. But if the mother is not ready for all these, or maybe, does not have any knowledge on what to do, the baby’s life might be endangered since the baby needs a special care which only the mother can give.