(2016) realized that "Although many women know that breastfeeding improves infant health outcomes… we hypothesized that informing pregnant women of the maternal health effects of lactation would strengthen their intentions to breastfeed" (p. 235). If health care professionals continue to educate patients before they go through labour, there may be a chance to increase the number of mothers breastfeeding and that will prevent poor
At a very early age Florence knew that she was meant to be a nurse, because she was always helping the poor and ill. At the same time that Florence was creating modern nursing Clara Barton was creating the American Red Cross. Along with modern nursing the American Red Cross Organization is still used to this day. Also at the same time Elizabeth Blackwell was working to be the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. Elizabeth Blackwell was also a British physician. Without the discoveries from these women our medical world would not be the same.
The unmet need of family planning services contributes to 7.4 million disability-adjusted life years and 30% of the pregnancy-related diseases burden worldwide (Byrne et al., 2012). Therefore, the main objective of integrated family planning services, along with midwifery services, is to meet the demand for contraception and eventually diminish the level of unmet need in community. Theoretically, VMP brings some impacts to the use of contraceptive devices through both supply and demand side (Weaver et al., 2013b). On the supply-side channel, VMP is supposed to ensure that
Nursing is the most natural way to feed your baby and it lowers your child’s health risks such as flu, diabetes, viruses and infections. Healthy mommies are recommended to breastfeed at least 6 months since the child’s birth, and if possible to continue for another 6 or even more. As simple as it sounds, this is probably very difficult for most mothers since they recover from the birth process itself in the first few weeks. This is stated as the main reason why most mothers just give up from breastfeeding. This fear and certain difficulties during
Should Breastfeeding Be Allowed in Public? “In a society that's riddled with contradictions about what is appropriate, it's not surprising that some women are unsure of how to handle certain aspects of their social lives as breastfeeding mothers.” Says Michaelene Gerster Trocola in La Leche League’s article Breastfeeding in Public. For many years, breastfeeding mothers in public have been a controversial topic. I believe there should be no question to whether or not nursing in public should be allowed as that is the mother’s right and it provides the child what they need to survive. Nursing provides many benefits to a baby’s health at birth, and in the long-run.
The Importance of Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is a highly discussed issue among mothers in Taiwan. Although mothers can choose between breastfeeding and formula feeding to their infants, it is hard to make decisions due to their strengths and weaknesses. However, breastfeeding is promoted and considered to be an optimum choice. Breast milk is inimitably suited to the nutritional needs for infants and is a substance with unparalleled anti-inflammatory and immunological properties that protect against a series of diseases and illnesses for both mothers and newborns (Lawrence, RA., & Lawrence, RM., 2010). Correspondingly, in the article, Kid Health, has pointed out that “commercial formulas try to imitate breast milk, and come close, but cannot
For thousands of years in all cultures, there was no question that every woman breast-feeds her own child, yet nowadays the feeding of babies has developed in to two different directions, moms who breastfeed and others who bottle feed. No question: breastfeeding is one of the most natural acts of all. But is breastfeeding still the best way to start a human life? This question is justified in regards to the medical/scientific progress that has been made when it comes to baby formula
It empowers couples to settle on educated choices about whether and when to have children, decreases unwanted pregnancies and additionally maternal and infant deaths, which can be a decent instrument for fertility control. It increments educational and economic opportunities for women and prompts healthier families and communities. It is a shrewd, sensible, and fundamental segment of worldwide health and development. Then again, more than 220 million women in developing countries who would prefer not to get pregnant need access to contraceptives and willful family planning information and services. Short of what 20 percent of women in sub-Saharan Africa use present day contraceptives (Gates Foundation, 2014).
Although this career can be extremely rewarding, just like any other career it can come with some cons. This report explores the origin of the nursing profession, and the role it plays in our world today. How to become a nurse will be discussed, as well as the disadvantages and advantages of this career. The Origin of the Nursing Profession Florence Nightingale Although the origins of nursing predate the mid-19th century, the history of professional nursing traditionally begins with Florence Nightingale. Nightingale, the well-educated daughter of wealthy British parents, defied social conventions and decided to become a nurse.
Their reproductive capabilities was extremely important for inheritances and for maintaining the family line. From the renaissance (c.a. 1400-1600) which is known as the age of enlightenment, to the eighteenth century, women were considered to be inferior to men but the condition of women started to gradually improve. They were able to speak in front of the public. These conditions were written in certain books and the writings of figures such as Mary Wollstone Craft.