An online article written by doctors Lisa Haddad and Nawal Nour states, “Some 68,000 women die of unsafe abortion annually, making it one of the leading causes of maternal mortality (13%). Of the women who survive unsafe abortion, 5 million will suffer long-term health complications” (“Unsafe Abortion: Unnecessary Maternal Mortality” ). Death and long term injury from unsafe abortions can be prevented, if those who do not want or cannot afford to have children have methods to prevent pregnancy from even happening. These deaths and injuries are important, because they are extremely preventable, and the fact that prevention is not openly distributed to the public is an injustice. The United Nations’ Declaration of
We report a rare case of malrotation with LADD band presenting in an 11 year old girl accompanying intrinsic duodenal stenosis and annual stenosis. Case report : A 11-year-old-girl presented to the hospital with the chief complaints of abdominal pain, epigastric fullness, bilious vomiting, severe constipation and prolonged fatigue for 15 days.
Parenting contributes to a child’s holistic development which includes responsibilities of being a parent enumerated as a caregiver, nurturer, teacher, role model, and a financial provider. Parents aim optimal growth and development for their children that involves giving them adequate biological, emotional, and psychological growth. They take care of the biological needs of their children providing them physical care to meet those needs such as proper food, fresh air, enough sleep, recreation, and to protect them by ensuring a safe and nurturing environment. Mothers and fathers also aim to give their children the best education, teach them about life and the community, facilitate learning since they were young, and guide them to become the best of themselves. They are also listeners, supporters, encouragers, and show their children to be optimistic which foster their children’s socio-emotional development.
11, 12 How¬ever, Post-natal depression (PND) is diagnosed in only 50% of the women with prominent symptoms during first year after delivery. On the contrary, untreated PND can cause chronic depression and interferes in mother child bonding and even to the extent of suicide as well as infanticide in rare cases.13 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
That incident opened Jane eyes to a world different to what she is used to in her life, which is the world of poverty. This incident resulted to Jane Addams trait of compassion, she recognized the poor and felt empathy for them. She told her father that she will live near them one day in a large house between the horrid little houses. • The need to protect others started when Jane Addams witnessed her first death. Jane Addams was a young woman when her mother friend and caretaker, Polly passed away and Jane witnessed it.
Family planning by utilization of contraceptive techniques has been established as a cornerstone in reducing maternal and infants mortality improve maternal and child health improving empowerment of women and amelioration of the over population problem especially in the developing countries Worldwide, about 358,000 women and 3 million newborn babies die each year because of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth .Most of these deaths occur in developing countries Contraceptive use has been estimated to prevent more than 272,000 maternal deaths and save the lives of nearly 2 million children each year Using family planning methods has been reported to improve women 's health through allowing more time for mothers to improve their nutritional status. Contraceptive use can also improve child survival, mainly by lengthening inter-pregnancy intervals as the risk of pre-maturity and low birth-weight doubles when conception occurs within 6 months of a previous birth There is a reciprocal relationship between contraception and women empowerment: greater empowerment is likely to raise contraceptive practice and vice versa. The contraceptive prevalence rate (percentage of women who, or whose sexual partner are practicing any form of contraception) in Egypt was reported as 60.30 % in 2010, compared with 82.0 % in United Kingdom and 86.90 %in China The challenge is to provide services for the remaining 40%, who represent unmet
Child marriage results in increased in maternal and infant health risk. Based from Girlsnotbrides, girls under the age of 15 are 5 times more likely to die in childbirth as compared to woman aged 20-24. Also, if the mother is under 20, her baby is more vulnerable to death within the first week compared to a baby born to a mother in her 20s.Therefore, not only does child marriage affect the mother who is a young girl, but her child is affected also. Child marriage also results in lower education rate. This is because when there are child marriages, girls are typically forced to drop out of school denying them their rights of receiving full education.
Author Misty Bernall, mother of Cassie, shares the story of her daughter’s life and death throughout the memoir. The personal experiences of Cassie’s family and friends throughout the book reveal the effects this shooting had on not only the town, but worldwide. Bernall expresses the use of fear tactics, testimonials, and a depressing tone throughout the memoir in order to persuade the audience to gain from the death of loved ones. Bernall strategically includes testimonials throughout her book in
(44, 48) The school health has evolved over the years with the overarching goals of empowering all students to achieve and maintain an optimal state of health and well-being, reach their full academic potential and develop into healthy productive adults who can take personal responsibility for their own health. (49) The outcomes are categorized into three general subheadings: (1) student outcomes, (2) programmatic and organizational outcomes, and (3) community outcomes. In pursuit of these outcomes, the global school health constantly reinforce health promotion and educational activities at all levels through school health research that evaluates and analyze the nature and effectiveness of school health programme.
Nevertheless, teenage pregnancy is significant because of its global economic, social and health consequences that has eventually affected wide-reaching populations. Its continuous prevalence and impacts has brought global attention and concern upon it, because its consequences affects the global maternal and infant mortality rates. Estimations of 70,000 adolescent girls die each year in developing countries from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth (WHO, 2007). The tragedy does not end with the teenage mother but poses serious health risks to the infant’s life long process and are felt far beyond the walls of family homes, constructing a world vulnerable to poverty life. Once a teenage girl is pregnant, a lot of changes occur radically.