Tag: Pregnancy

Pregnancy occurs when a sperm fertilises an egg after it’s released from the ovary during ovulation. The fertilised egg then travels down into the uterus, where implantation occurs. A successful implantation results in pregnancy.


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A Critical Appraisal of the Giving Up Smoking in Pregnancy Initiative
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: The object of this assignment is to critically appraise a health promotion initiative related to midwifery practice. The initiative chosen is a NHS Health Scotland leaflet entitled ‘Smoking: giving up during pregnancy: a guide for pregnant women who want to stop smoking’... Last modified: 8th Apr 2021

Case Study Into Female Pain During Childbirth
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Objectives of this study were to assess and compare the pre and post test level of episiotomy wound status and psychological wellbeing among the experimental group of postnatal mothers.... Last modified: 8th Apr 2021

Effects on the Fetus During Pregnancy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: This essay will describe prenatal development, labour and birth. Before getting pregnant women take folic acid, this helps prevent birth defects that can affect the brain and spinal cord. ... Last modified: 11th Jan 2021

Teenage Pregnancy Study in the Philippines
Nursing Essays
Introduction: The Philippines teenage pregnancy rate has increased by 60% in the year 2000- 2010, according to the Philippine National Statistics Office. ... Last modified: 9th Dec 2020

Issue of Smoking during Pregnancy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Smoking during Pregnancy Smoking is a significant issue with numerous diseases attached to the habit in today’s society. Even nonsmokers experience health issues as a result of the inhalation of... Last modified: 2nd Jun 2020

Parental, Community, and School Support of Teen Pregnancies
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Parental, Community, and School Support of Teen Pregnancies Teen pregnancy is one of those topics that can be extremely controversial. For a long time, there was no support for teens who became pregna... Last modified: 1st Jun 2020

Strategies for Preventing Teenage Pregnancy
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Abstract For many years, pregnancy among adolescents has been prevalent and has been heavily discussed among many different groups of people. These groups range from those who do not see a problem wit... Last modified: 28th May 2020

Study on Exposure Assessment of Pregnant Women and Petrochemicals
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Introduction The environment has a significant impact on human health. In terms of global disease burden, air pollution accounts for more than one-third of deaths from lung cancer, stroke, and chronic... Last modified: 21st May 2020

Is Dolutegravir Safe for Use During Pregnancy?
Nursing Literature Reviews
Introduction: Is Dolutegravir safe for use during pregnancy? Introduction While avoidance of medications in pregnant women may be desirable, certain diseases and conditions such as HIV necessitate drug treatment du... Last modified: 18th May 2020

Influence of Elevated Salivary Cortisol Levels and High Stress Scores on Preeclampsia during Pregnancy
Nursing Assignments
Introduction: Over 15% of all premature deaths in the United states are a result of preeclampsia (MOD 2017); this is equivalent to 3 out of 20 pregnancies nationally and 2 out of 8 in every 100 globally. Currently preeclampsia is detected and diagnosed through high blood pressure, elevated protein levels in urinalysis test and stress levels using the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS). ... Last modified: 30th Apr 2020

Case Study: Pregnancy Gestational Diabetes
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance of variable severity, with onset or first recognised during pregnancy1. This definition includes women whose blood glucose goes ba... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Case Study: Hypertension in Pregnancy
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Main Complaint My patient Madam Siti a 31 year old Indonesian maid Gravida 3 para 2 at 38 weeks and 1day of Period of Amenorrhoea (POA) was admitted to the ward for blood pressure stabilization and in... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Ganglioneuroblastoma During Pregnancy – Case Report
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: Rare case of ganglioneuroblastoma during pregnancy – case report Abstract Ganglioneuroblastoma is a very rare tumor, especially in pregnancy. So far the association between this tumor and pregnancy... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Anaemia During Pregnancy: Case Study
Nursing Case Studies
Introduction: ANAEMIA DURING PREGNANCY The wonder and joy ofpregnancyis matched by the body’s ability to adapt to looking after the growing baby. In addition to the mother’s physiologic needs, there is... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

HIV- positive women and pregnancy
Nursing Questions
Introduction: Question HIV- positive women and pregnancy Answer Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a blood-borne virus transmitted through sexual intercourse, intravenous drug use and from mother to child throug... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Reducing Pregnancy Among Teens Nursing Essay
Nursing Essays
Introduction: Teen pregnancy is one of the many problems that afflict the United States that is preventable. Unintended pregnancies span across all levels of age, race and creed, with a specific negative impact am... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

High Risk Pregnancy and Women with Complex Health
Nursing Essays
Introduction: For this assignment I have been asked to look at the care I have seen and been involved in giving to a woman with a high risk pregnancy. I intend to identify how my practice could be developed to meet... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020