Sharing of the Birth Story through a Parent Interview The purpose of this paper is to correlate the information gathered from interviewing my mother, Suzanna, about her first birth experience and the knowledge I have gained in my Maternal/Newborn class. Unfolding the story behind my birth, will help me, as a student nurse, understand the problems, emotions, and experiences that arise when giving birth. Knowing the stories behind women’s birth is beneficial to nurses and families.
The uterus is then scraped with an instrument called a curette to make sure that no products remain behind. This operation takes less than 15 minutes.” (Method of Surgical Abortion). If the client is over 12 weeks then the patient needs to have mid-trimester abortion. The mid-trimester abortion is very similar to the first trimester abortion, but you have to go more in depth with the cervix.
Genetic tests can be conducted on the parents of the infant to determine whether they are a carrier of the haemophilia gene or whether they have the haemophilia disorder in their family. (Refer to source 1.1 in Appendices). Many people who have or have had family members with haemophilia will ask that their baby boys get tested soon after birth. About one-third of babies who are diagnosed with haemophilia have a new mutation not present in other family members. In these cases, a doctor might check for haemophilia if a newborn is showing certain signs of haemophilia.
Studies show that health care professional is high influential sources of information about immunization and help to patients make decision to accept all vaccines. So, BC physicians should be well informed about the HPV vaccine and should have continued medical education about HPV vaccine (Naus & Ogilvie,
This disorder develops during the first trimester and is tested for during prenatal care, during the second trimester. There is no definite cause for the disorder, but experts say genetics and environment play a vital role. It is believed that taking folic acid, in the beginning months of the pregnancy, reduces the chance of development this disorder. Anyone is capable of having a child with spina bifida and most people who have this disorder have no family history of it.
Charting must be done every three hours and have information such as a patient 's food intake, their blood pressure, oxygen levels, heart rate, and how the baby acted and/or parents. While charting nurses might change the baby 's diaper and/or feed the patient if the parents cannot or are absent. The amount of paperwork and charting a nurse must do depends on what condition the baby has and whether the condition is critical or not. For example, a baby
I have recently interviewed my grandmother, she is the mother of my father her name is Ngawiki Cooper. I asked her what was the first thing that she noticed differently about herself? She responded, Well i was 69 years old when i first notice a change in my breast, then I was advised to by my partner to go to the next screening, and it wasn 't until my breast got very painful till i took his advice, by that time i was 70 years old and i was too late the cancer had already speared into both my breast.
For the first time in more than 30 years, the American Cancer Society is changing its guidelines about when women should start getting regular mammograms, and how often. The new rules, published in today’s JAMA (formerly known as the Journal of the American Medical Association), say women at average risk should wait until they’re 45 to start getting mammograms. Women should get one every year until they’re 55, then get one every other year.
Introduction The third stage of labour is the period from the birth of the infant until the delivery of the placenta. After birth, infants are still attached to their mother via the umbilical cord, which is part of the placenta. To separate the infant, the umbilical cord is clamped.
Hospital wards have been the traditional clinical placement setting for nursing students. Newton, Jolly, Ockerby and Cross (2010) purports that practice in the clinical setting is a requirement to ensure fitness to practice as a nurse. From an educational view, clinical placement is the avenue where skills, knowledge and attitudes developed in the theoretical part of the curriculum are applied, developed and incorporated. Wang, Shang and Jin (2005) asserts that after visiting the clinical area for a week, nursing students begin to dislike the nursing profession however Holsem (2010) stated that the development of confidence during clinical experiences places emphasis on the openness about expectation, time of reflection and been welcome and appreciated. If these priorities are put it place nursing students clinical experience will be effective as they look forward to gain additional knowledge and skills to tackle the world of work but if this knowledge and skills are not garnered through effective clinical experience nursing students will fail to gain confidence and high levels of competency to venture into the world of
Case Study Unit 1: Birth Defects Birth defects are a major issue in the United States. This problem can be prevented with a good screening and implemented good teaching methods to the women with reproductive age. There are many condition that may play major roles in the cause of the babies who born with certain type of deformities. One of the biggest problem that may contribute with these birth defects is a lack of nutrients based one folic acid.
My clinical site is at Good Samaritan Hospital at Downtown, Los Angeles. On my first day, I was a bit nervous because I have never seen a friend or family member give birth. All I can think about is, how can I carry a newborn baby, change diapers, and feed the newborn. We did orientation on my first day and we were introduced to each floors that we will be assigned for the next three weeks. On the 7th floor is the Post-Partum floor, and the 8th floor is the NICU and Labor and Delivery