Though we serve thousands, that mission exists because of one child. Israel and Danielle Paskowitz founded Surfers Healing because of their son, Isaiah. Isaiah has autism, and when he struggled with meltdowns and sensory overload, riding the waves with his father calmed him like nothing else. Not everyone has a championship surfer for a Dad (bummer!) , so the Paskowitz family invited others to join them at the beach.
There are more techniques and strategies for births today. The mother’s are taught to plan ahead and what to do in the event of their water breaking. The doctors today are more skilled to deal with complications if any occur during the birth. Medicine is also a key factor to the advancement of pain management for the mothers with pain during contractions. Epidural and Natural births both have advanced since my Nana’s birth the medicines are more advanced with helping with pain.
Shah addresses the reader with caring motives and understanding of how physically demanding and life-changing pregnancy can be. ‘’I am acutely aware that even women with healthy pregnancies can develop life-threatening hemorrhage, fetal distress, or other unanticipated emergencies during labor.’’ Shah recognizes the risk associated with pregnancy and tells the reader of his concerns. He even recognizes the amount of financial expenses and stress associated with C-sections. ‘’Nearly, half of the of the caesareans we do in the US currently appear to be
Therefore, targeted initiatives to address prescribing practices may help to reduce opioid use in women of childbearing age and prevent the subsequent development of the neonatal abstinence syndrome. Efforts are underway to address the overprescribing of opioids, such as the introduction of programs to monitor opioid-drug prescribing practices, regulation of pain-management clinics, and establishment of opioid dosage thresholds”(NEJM). There should also be evidence-based guidelines when it comes to prescribing opioids in emergency departments, including restrictions on the use of long-acting or extended-release opioids for acute pain. And in a case where it deems the use of the
When analyzing the book Waterlily, by Ella Cara Deloria, it is important to recognize the vital relationship she illustrates between the Dakota Sioux tribe and their values of kinship. The book both incorporates the complex nature of kinship, but also constructs a comprehensive timeline of the traditional lives of the Dakota Sioux and how the interact within their society. Deloria strives at epitomizing how important kinship is in everyday life for the Dakota Sioux; and how it keeps them organized into one exhaustive, organized society, thus allowing them to stand together in solidarity. The entire idea of how vital kinship is for the Dakota Sioux tribe is exemplified in the beginning of Waterlily, when Blue Bird and her grandmother leave the camp in order to gather food for the merciless winter which was ahead of them. After returning to their camp they were shocked to find that the camp had been ravaged, with the inhabitants of it either missing or slain.
Introduction As a nurse there is a responsibility to make sure the client has the information necessary to make decisions regarding their health and the health of their family. The primary goal of maternity nursing is to optimize the health and well-being of the mother and the baby. This will be an individualized teaching plan for the prenatal client. The stage of growth and development are described with support from literature.
A patient presented to the labor and delivery unit in labor. The patient was a gravida four and para three at 35-weeks gestation with a history of precipitous labors and a previous cesarean section. Upon vaginal examination, the patient was dilated to a six and the physician ordered for the patient to be admitted. The standard protocol of admitting a labor patient, which included lab work, patient history, the signing of consents, and establishing an intravenous (IV) access. During the admission process, the patient’s labor progresses and requests an epidural for labor pain control.
Hypovolemic shock is the body’s response to a significant loss of fluids that disrupts the volume of blood within the body the body, causing disturbance in normally functioning systems. The most common cause of such response is from rapid loss of fluids, such as with hemorrhage, a sudden acute blood loss that can be externally or internally found throughout the human body (Tortura 781). Hypovolemic shock will then come secondary to hemorrhagic shock, the body’s initial response rapid blood loss as a way of trying to slow down or stop bleeding. When blood loss cannot be controlled with hemorrhagic shock, hypovolemic shock is then initiated (Kolecki, “Background”). However, significant fluid loss can also cause in relation to hypovolemic shock can occur in other ways, such as with excessive sweating, diarrhea, vomiting, or from a lack of fluid intake (Tortura 781).
293 women were interviewed (305 pregnant women originally conducted the questionnaire) three months after delivery giving time to obtain results for the postpartum period. Considering that the type of delivery could be a possible factor that influences research data when it comes to interpretation, the researchers consulted with the women about the type of
Infant Massage is a parenting practice that has been passed down from ancestors all over the world including places such as India, Africa, South America, and Asia. Infant massage came to be in the United States by Vimala Schneider McClure in the 1970’s. While in India, McClure observed mothers practicing massage on their infants and saw that it had a positive effect. McClure then went on to found the International Association of Infant Massage. She spread the word about infant massage and helped new mothers learn the importance of using these new techniques in caring for their children (McClure).
Acupuncture for back pain is proven to be an effective therapy when performed by experienced acupuncturists. Many studies have shown that acupuncture can alleviate chronic back pain and enhance well-being in general. The studies also show that acupuncture techniques provide better results in relieving back pain than physical therapies and medications. How Acupuncture Works Acupuncture works by inserting very thin needles with certain depths into certain points of your body.
Desalination Essay Introduction: Drinking seawater is bad, the salt makes you dehydrated and the more salt water you drink the more it makes you sweat. You also get a dry mouth and low blood pressure as well as your heartbeats faster; you could get bad headaches and a lot of dizziness. Most of the biggest desalination plants are in the middle east like United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Israel and many more, but the biggest desalination plant in United Arab Emirates it is the biggest power production, in Jebel Ali M-station in Dubai. The plant has an installed capacity of 2,060MW (mega watts) and 140 million imperial gallons of water per day.
A Drop of Thought Another paradox in my life; nothing uncommon: Why is it that every time I am told to go to that place I don’t want to, but when I get there, I simply crave to stay as long as possible or maybe forever? Why does the whole idea of taking a long shower sound so alluring and enveloping to me? The process of showering is as complex as all the neurons in my brain. All of the movements have a meaning and are a separate feeling for the mind and body. Starting from the collision of the feet with the cold ground, through the delicate touch of the warm water drops, to the last swipe of the towel on the skin, it is an adventurous ride through the darkest places of the mind’s palace.
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.
In the last ten years, more and more women are going the home-birthing route because it is safer and more natural. This can be seen as a mini revolt against the stigmatized and dehumanized view of mothers and birth. Using a midwife and having a home birth allows for the body to naturally go into labor, a labor that could last hours or even days. The female body is designed to naturally produce oxytocin, a hormone that causes labor. In this process, a mother goes through contractions where the baby is turning around so they are facing head first.