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Pregnancy

Pregnancy is the fertilization and development of one or more offspring, known as an embryo or fetus, in a woman's uterus. It is the common name for gestation in humans. A multiple pregnancy involves more than one embryo or fetus in a single pregnancy, such as with twins. Childbirth usually occurs about 38 weeks after conception; in women who have a menstrual cycle length of four weeks, this is approximately 40 weeks from the start of the last normal menstrual period (LNMP). Human pregnancy is the...

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1. Discomfort during Pregnancy Nausea , Pyrosis and Vomiting Fatigue Breast Tenderness Palmar Erythema Constipation Muscle Cramps Hypotension Varicosities Hemorrhoids Heart Palpitations Frequent Urination Abdominal Discomfort Leukorrhea Backache Headache Dyspnea Ankle Edema Braxton Hicks Contractions 2. Definition: a. Amenorrhea - It is the absence of menstrual flow. b. Quickening - Is the first moment a woman feels fatal movement. - It is the first movement of the fetus...

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Pregnancy

Each trimester is very important in a pregnancy. The first trimester develops all of your baby’s systems and major organs. In your second trimester your little alien will start to take shape and look more human every day, and your third trimester will wrap everything up and get that baby ready to take its first breath and drive mom and dad crazy for the next eighteen years. (Kashtan, 2011). In my article I will break down the three trimesters a pregnancy goes through in order to create god’s gift...

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The Effects of Early Pregnancy towards the Living and the Health of the Mother and Her Child. Purpose and Reason of the study: It is important to study Early Pregnancy because the rate of teenage pregnancy in our country is increasing; mothers are becoming even younger and younger these days. According to the studies conducted by the World Bank, the Philippines are among the top 10 countries where there are an increasing number of teenage mothers. Seven out of 10 Filipina mothers are adolescents;...

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Obesity and Pregnancy

Obesity and Pregnancy Have you ever leisurely walked down an isle at Target and noticed a pregnant women waddling from side to side and thought to yourself man she is fat? Well she really is. Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and increased health problems. Maternal obesity is a major risk factor in short term for both maternal and fetal complications, including maternal...

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Unwanted Pregnancy

Preventing Unwanted Pregnancy A happily married couple, Thomas and Ella, have two children named Cody and Rachel. Thomas has two jobs to support his family, and then Ella can stay home to take care of their young boy and girl, along with housework. After a long night of hard work, Thomas came home to Ella crying in the bathroom. “Ella, what is the matter?” he asked. She wiped away her tears, took a deep breath, looked Thomas deep into his brown eyes and said, “I’m pregnant”. They both knew they...

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A Healthy Pregnancy

Healthy Pregnancy Jan Christian Axia College of University of Phoenix Healthy Pregnancy 1 When it comes to a healthy pregnancy, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Pregnancy is a life changing moment and will be filled with all kinds of emotions. The most important part of it all is to have a healthy pregnancy not only for the baby but also for you. Maintaining a healthy diet and regular exercise will decrease the high risk factors which come along with pregnancies. ...

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Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy

​​​​​​Abstract Hypothyroidism during pregnancy is very dangerous for both mother and unborn child. There are several complications that the fetus can develop if left untreated. Many times hypothyroidism goes undiagnosed due to its symptoms similarity to pregnancy. Thyroid hormones play a crucial role in pregnancy for fetus brain and developmental growth as well as the mother’s health. With the right medical management hypothyroidism during pregnancy can prevent fetal birth defects by mandated...

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Pregnancy and Disease

Public Health Concerns Nicole Moore Ohio University Public Health Concerns Pregnancy would ideally be a time of happiness and fulfillment, but for many people it is not. During the nine months that a woman is pregnant she and her unborn child face many health concerns, many of which could be prevented with proper prenatal care (World Health Organization, 2012) Over the past three months that I have been working as a labor nurse I have noticed that in my community there is an overwhelming...

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Teen Pregnancy

Teen pregnancy: Medical risks and realities Pregnant teens and their unborn babies have unique medical risks. Lack of prenatal care Teenage girls who are pregnant -- especially if they don't have support from their parents -- are at risk of not getting adequate prenatal care. Prenatal care is critical, especially in the first months of pregnancy. Prenatal care screens for medical problems in both mother and baby, monitors the baby's growth, and deals quickly with any complications that arise....

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