1. Stress incontinence: Half of the patients who have urinary incontinence have stress incontinence. This condition is caused by weakened pelvic muscles that have been stretched which allows urine to escape from the bladder. Stress incontinence can be described as mild, moderate or severe. Patients that have stress incontinence, notice leaking urine when coughing, sneezing, straining, exercising or with any other type of exertion.
In milder cases, it is sufficient to implement simple control measures, in order to maintain a stable situation. Uterine prolapse in more severe cases, however, you must resort to more invasive remedies, including surgery. Causes- The main causes are as follows: • Age (more common after age 40) • Childbirth (particularly
Postpartum depression is a serious mental health issue which can pose as a risk towards the relationship between a mother and her baby (Thompson & Fox, 2010).Postpartum depression is a serious mood disorder experienced by women after giving birth. This complex mood disorder can impact the entirety of the mother such as mind, body and spirit. The dreams a mother has as to what they expected motherhood to be like can be compromised by this mood disorder. Most health professionals estimate that between 15 and 20 percent of mothers who have recently given birth will be affected by postpartum depression at some point in time in their life (Thompson & Fox, 2010). Research also suggests that 700,000 new moms develop postpartum depression on a yearly
Since the late 20th century, postpartum depression has affected “about 20% of women after giving birth” (Kalat 2008, pg. 440), but truly many more women than that suffer from this kind of depression. Postpartum depression can be moderate or severe in these women – whether it occurs up to three months after delivery of all the way up until a year after giving birth. The hormonal and non-hormonal changes in women is usually the signs that women show that they are leading into a depression. These women go through changes in their bodies during pregnancy, their social life, and most of all their worries about their ability to be a mother.
The postpartum period is associated with mood disorders, with the most common being blues, postpartum depression and puerperal psychosis (Stewart, Robertson, Dennis, Grace, & Wallington, 2003). As stated by (Thurgoo, Avery, & Williamson, 2009), baby blues is the most prevalent at rates of 50-80%. The mood disturbance has a late onset and peaks on the fifth day but resolves within two weeks. It is characterized by frequent crying, fatigue, anger, sadness, irritability, and insomnia. On the other hand, postpartum psychosis is the worst form of postpartum mood disorders and is associated with delusions, hallucinations, rapid speech and mood swings, paranoia, agitation, inability to eat and sleep, racing thoughts, and, suicidal feelings.
Shah addresses the reader with caring motives and understanding of how physically demanding and life-changing pregnancy can be. ‘’I am acutely aware that even women with healthy pregnancies can develop life-threatening hemorrhage, fetal distress, or other unanticipated emergencies during labor.’’ Shah recognizes the risk associated with pregnancy and tells the reader of his concerns. He even recognizes the amount of financial expenses and stress associated with C-sections. ‘’Nearly, half of the of the caesareans we do in the US currently appear to be
This is a wonderful book on the potty training of kids covering the need as well as the benefits of potty training, tools and methods used for potty training and challenges faced by the parents i.e. trainers during the training period. I have found this book very informative and convincing in a way that it highlights the risks & hygienic issues related to the use of diapers viz a viz the benefits of potty training. This book covers most of the issues faced by parents while potty training of their kids and gives a way to come out of such situations. I have found the issues discussed in the chapter of Potty Training Regression very interesting and very accurate as per my personal observation.
The Home Health Aide and the Overactive Bladder According to Mayo Clinic, an overactive bladder is just that: a bladder-storage problem resulting in sudden and frequent urges to urinate. Often these "urges" may be so strong that they cannot be stopped leading to incontinence. The amount of urine released may be a small trickle, or it may be a complete emptying of the bladder. The National Library of Medicine notes that the number of seniors with an overactive bladder continues to grow.
when i read this artical there were parts that i have heard in all my training or personal research, But there are somethings that I agree with and/or don"t agree with. I don't agree with the fact that it is somthing that can be done on the fast track, every child has there own speed based on there own devolpement both physical and mental. Every parent also has there own way of doing things but in my exerience you should not use diposeable underwear it prollongs the potty training. If you use underwear and encouagement from the begining it takes less time to reach the goal of being potty trained. Potty training should be a Possitive bonding experince between a child and their parent.
The following is a case study of female client Patricia Miller had been diagnosed with overactive bladder syndrome. Overactive bladder is a complication with bladder storage function that causes sudden urination urgency. In normal person, nerve send the signal to the brain and trigger the detrusor muscle to contract when bladder is full while in overactive bladder person, brain response causes emptying of bladder by contraction of muscle even though bladder is not full. The urge to urinate will be painful to stop and overactive bladder causes forced loss of urine. When urinate, nerve signals coordinate the relaxation of the trigone muscles and the sphincter muscle. The detrusor muscles of the bladder contract pushing the urine out.
Mr. Boggs's incontinence problem may be a health risk factor for two small children of Mr. and Ms. Ferguson in the house. The family may also benefit from learning budgeting and managing finances effectively along with nurturing parenting and improving their
Postpartum Depression Postpartum depression refers to a kind of depression that some women experience after childbirth (Miller762–5). Postpartum depression is described as a chronic and debilitating psychological condition that is highly characterized with reduced quality life, heavy burden in regard to its treatment and management, and increased risks to a myriad of life-threatening adverse events and complications (Dennis & Dowswell). This disorder in the last years has gained more attention, more and more women suffer. This instant is the most important and beautiful that takes place in the life of a person, but also the most dramatic, so we must respect the times, fears and beliefs of the future mother, so you can help more in this
Now there are many resources to not feel any anguish“ epidural or spinal anesthesia, labor inductions, cesarean sections, even the placement of IV lines are a source of additional revenue for both the hospital and the practitioners involved”(Childbirth Change). Childbirth medical field has overcome many errors and have improved overtime. That now many mothers are not as anxious as of
The arrival of a new member of the family is a happy time, but the transition to parenthood is also a tough and vulnerable period for new parents (Zhang, etc., 2016). According to American Psychological Association website (2017), postpartum depression (PPD) is a non-psychotic but a serious clinical disorder that occurs within four to six weeks after childbirth and lasts for at least two consecutive weeks. The symptoms of PPD include excessive anxiety, tearful, loss of interest, fearfulness, mood swings, sleep disruption, confusion, and suicidal/harm thoughts (APA, 2017). It is common for women to suffer from PPD, and around 8%-13% of new mothers’ experience PPD worldwide (World Health Organization, 2013). Compared to maternal PPD, paternal