Simkin P (1992)2 stated that although childbirth typically concludes within a single day, women often remember their experiences vividly, even decades later. Health professionals have long understood that the childbirth process can be unpredictable. However, given a healthy outcome, the extent to which the birth environment supports a woman’s medical and psychological needs may have a major role in determining whether she is satisfied with the experience Beck CT (2011)3 stated that childbirth is a significant life event. Although most birth experiences are positive, some women perceive giving birth as a traumatic event and may even experience post-traumatic stress disorder. It is essential that nurses and childbirth educators understand how women experience birth and what factors influence their perceptions of giving birth.
Also the mother has to be available on regular basis to feed the baby. Breastfeeding can affect an infant’s health because the well-being and health of the mother might affect the milk especially if some chemicals have been consumed by the mother. Chemicals which might affect the baby when taken by the mother include tranquillisers, laxatives and alcohol. Furthermore nipple may get cracked affecting milk and also milk can leak if a feed is delayed or in the early morning, Brakhane (1998). Feeding involve baring breast which can be embarrassing to some mothers and can lead to change in breast shape which most ladies do not want.
Introduction Quality improvement in healthcare has become a priority in many countries. Resource limited countries in particular have in the in the recent years focussed their attention on human resources required to deliver healthcare in an effort to achieve targets for the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). More emphasis is now being placed on health worker performance and motivation (Chen et al., 2004). Quality of care embraces the utilization of essential resources to provide health, including essential drugs and equipment and health workforce, as well as patient involvement. Access to health to services and quality of healthcare is solely dependent on the health workforce and therefore their performance and productivity in healthcare provision is of utmost importance (Dieleman et al., 2006).
My intended audience is for new mothers who are conflicted with the question of: to breastfeed, or not to breastfeed? Controversy surrounds the concept of breastfeeding, as some mothers claim it is the only reasonable option, while others have turned to formula-feeding for various reasons. Both sides have differing opinions on the health benefits and drawbacks, which should be took into consideration when deciding the best choice for an infant. It should be noted that many mothers who choose formula over breast milk are criticized and shamed, which can make the decision difficult. Mother Knows Best: Analyzing Breastfeeding Health Benefits and Drawbacks Despite breastfeeding being shown to have health benefits for both infants and mothers, the question still remains if it is the best choice healthwise.
It is a wide circular fabric strip and is specially designed to fit the middle section of a pregnant woman. The garment is usually made from a combination of fabrics such as cotton and one or more technical fabrics such as LYCRA or Spandex, to make it elastic and to accommodate the growing womb of the future mother. Benefits of Belly Bands There are some scientifically proven benefits, and some anecdotally verified to use a belly band. Some of them are: 1. Pain relief Low back pain is one of the main reasons why pregnant women call those who are sick from work.
INTRODUCTION: The key question in developing human resources for health continues to be how to produce, deploy and retain an appropriately trained health workforce of the appropriate skill mix who can deliver the appropriate, affordable and equitable packages of health services designed by ministries of health as the basis of their health service delivery. The problems related to this are common to all countries. In post-conflict situations, the loss or displacement of experienced personnel, the destruction or degradation of training systems, and the complexity of the context within which reconstruction takes place exacerbates the problems (Macrae, 1995; Smith, 2001, 2002). The strategies to restructure a workforce largely depend on: the
This ethical dilemma alters the original chemistry of the life form but can be seen as either improving the quality of life or mutilation of the lifeform. Most importantly is gaining the parental consent of the fetus. More often than not fetal surgery is carried out with the consent of the parents who are seeking the betterment and care of the fetus. As in the case with most medical procedures, some loss has occurred and will continue to since for many this procedure is very much a last resort for improvement of fetal life. Each failure leads to the bettering and improvement for the future of fetal medicine.
So to have the knowledge and positive attitude and beliefs is important that leads to a decision to adapt the contraceptive of choice because maternal mortality rate directly affected by the contraceptive method of choice. This study assesses how much knowledge and what kind of attitude and beliefs women have regarding these methods. If they do not have knowledge, positive attitude and beliefs about long acting reversible contraceptives I will give health
The institute of Medicine two thousand and ten report on the future of nursing, aims at changing leadership and education of healthcare and nursing. Also, the report urges the nurses to take an enhanced role in the growing complex system of health care. the IoM report is as a result of an examination on the manner in which nurses' academic qualification, duties and responsibilities ought to alter to meet the growing demand for healthcare. Additionally, The report aims at enhancing response to a changing and complex health care system via improving nurses' role in provision of care. Nurses represent the greatest population of medical workforce and are at a good position to realize the goals set in the 2010 IoM report.
A Guide to Effective Communication Strategy on Health According to Ratzan (2001), communication is not the mere message repetition. It should include the development of an environment for community involvement to espouse common values of human kind. People should already prepare themselves as communication strikes to advance health and health care delivery today. In formulating a communication strategy, it must always begin with the analysis of the situation to be followed by the communication strategy itself. To achieve an effective communication campaign to any health program, one must make sure first of health literacy.