It’s obvious that the mom to be has the burden of carrying out a complex psychological task for which she needs support of loved ones and a safe and stress-free environment to carry out her pregnancy in. Postpartum depression is a pretty common disorder in the western and developed world and even more common in developing countries; it includes symptoms such as inconsolable crying, mood changes, irritation, loss of interest, insomnia and
The problem of postnatal depression in women is not a new concern today and is still a current issue worldwide. Postnatal Depression is known as a depression which a mother undergoes with, following childbirth, naturally ascending from the blend of hormonal variations, psychological change to maternity, and exhaustion (O'hara, 1996). Postpartum depression is one of the leading conjoint obstacles of childbirth. The entrance of a new born is generally a joyful occasion nonetheless it can also be a nerve-racking period throughout for which numerous alterations have to be made. Women are not conscious that attitude alterations are usual after delivery and fluctuate from mild to severe.
•Incompetent Cervix is a condition that occurs when the weak cervical tissue causes or contributes to premature birth or the loss of an otherwise healthy pregnancy. •Many women first become aware of incompetent cervix after losing their first pregnancy. Most often, the woman has a birth defect that affects the normal shape of the uterus or cervix, but they have no history to indicate the condition. Women who may be at risk for incompetent cervix include those who: had a previous D&C or those who had a previous surgery for an abnormal pap smear or those who had a damaged cervix.
However, it is important to distinguish PND from the “baby blues” that occurs be¬tween three and 10 days after giving birth; and “Post¬natal psychosis” which affects one in 500 women in the first week or so after child birth.4 The present study was conducted with an objective to assess the burden of postpartum depression in a group of Indian women attending a tertiary care teaching hospital using EPDS
Postpartum depression (PPD), interferes with daily living and can take a substantial toll on the physical and mental health of mother and child. An estimated 10-15% of young mothers reported feeling depressed within a year of giving birth and these women were likely less than high school educated, non-Hispanic black, unmarried, and covered by Medicaid for the delivery (Collins, Lin, and Garikapaty, 2011). Low-income women enrolled in state Medicaid programs may be at increased risk for developing postpartum depression, which can occur up to a year after giving birth ( Kozhimannil, Adams, Soumerai, Busch, & Huskamp, 2011).
Hukou is a form of household registration used by the Chinese government, a child without hukou would not be able to receive and education or receive proper medical care. She hid her pregnancy for as long as she could, after about five months the family planning committee in her area discovered she was pregnant, a neighborhood official came to her house and left her a decision, “continue on with her pregnancy an pay a social maintenance fee or have a abortion” (3). She decided to keep going, but as the fee was “60,000 USD”(3) she was set back. Then on night six officials forced into
Babies are getting killed before they are born every year; having no chance at life. Some women choose whether they will save the fetus or abort it. We are led to believe that because of the circumstances in life, abortion is the new way out. There are many difficulties for a mother to raise a child in today’s world, single mothers and couples alike. One of the biggest reasons that a single mother or a couple would abort a child is that they are a big finical cost to them.
Any woman faced with an unplanned pregnancy must make the difficult choice between having an abortion or giving birth to a child she had not planned to have and is maybe unprepared financially or emotionally to raise. “In 1988, for example, about 1.7 million women who had an unintended pregnancy gave birth and began raising the child. Three-quarters of poor and low-income women cite their inability to afford a baby as a reason why they had an abortion.” Not being able to financially take care of a baby will be detrimental. A newborn baby needs formula, diapers, bottles, and clothes that they quickly outgrow.
The abortions cause women to feel like they have abandoned something and many will feel regret which will cause other psychological problems. Nearly one in five women report dissatisfaction, regret, or sadness(Bower). Having an abortion is caused women pain psychologically and mentally. Many women can be admitted to a hospital for number of reasons resulting of
Postpartum depression is a serious and debilitating illness that affects approximately 10%–20% of women who give birth (Gavin Gaynes, Lohr Meltzer-Brody Gartlehner, & Swinson, 2005). Post partum depression affects many women in various ways. Some undergo this type of depression in a mild sense, such as a feeling of overwhelming to where some experience postpartum psychosis. However, we as future counselors must keep in mind the ethical and legal issues that address such dilemmas. Furthermore we must remember to be culturally competent when working with families or clients from other cultural backgrounds.
As far as improving my workplace relationship. I need to learn to smile and display a more friendly or approvable attitude. • clarifying what emotions you are feeling Over last few years it been stressful and completely lost. First, my Wife develop breast cancer and had to go through a very intense treatment.
Postpartum Depression in Mothers Childbirth is a period of various changes in mothers’ well-being, particularly in their psychological state. For example, 85% of women experience mood disorders and 20% suffer from postpartum depression (Cabrera and Shcub 1). Before the incidence of postpartum depression, women experience baby blues after a few hours of giving birth. Baby blues are defined as “ a feeling of sadness that some women have for a short period after they have had a baby” (“Baby Blues Definition and Synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary”). If these feelings of sadness persist for two weeks, they develop to postpartum depression.
Introduction Welcoming a new child can be a joyous occasion for a mother and the family. With this joy a flood of emotions can occur within the first few hours to days after delivery. This can include feelings of whether or not the woman may be a good mother, anxiety about how things are going to change, and exhaustion from the new change of a new member of the family (). These symptoms can last for a few days but can also impact a mother for several months, this is known as Postpartum Depression.
Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling brain disease. Approximately 1 percent of the population develops schizophrenia during their lifetime, more than 2 million Americans suffer from the illness in a given year. Although schizophrenia affects men and women with equal frequency, the disorder often appears earlier in men, usually in the late teens or early twenties, then in women, who are generally affected in the twenties or early thirties. People with schizophrenia often suffer terrifying symptoms such as hearing internal voices not heard by others, or believing that other people are reading their minds, controlling their thoughts, or plotting to harm them. These symptoms may leave them fearful; and withdrawn.