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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Teenage Pregnancy Study in the Philippines

Nursing Essays

This study aims to understand how student mothers cope with their situation towards their studies and as well as child rearing. More specifically, what are the problems they have encountered in studying while nurturing their child at home.The study also seeks to find the coping strategy used by Student Mothers in their circumstances....

Last modified: 20th Oct 2021

Observing and Assessing Children, Pregnant Women and Older Adults Lecture

Nursing Lectures

In this module so far, you have studied the processes involved in accurately and comprehensively observing and assessing adults....

Last modified: 19th Oct 2021

Termination of Pregnancy Due to Fetal Abnormality Literature Review

Nursing Literature Reviews

This paper has engaged both systematic and critical review considering the best available evidence of STOP. Pregnancy terminations for FA have been increased due to advanced methods in antenatal screening and delayed maternal age ...

Last modified: 25th Jun 2021

Treating Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy with Ginger

Nursing Literature Reviews

This article presents a systemic review of the mechanism and safety of using ginger to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnancy ...

Last modified: 22nd Jun 2021

Study on the Impact of Life Factors on Pregnancy

Nursing Essays

The focus of this research is personal life factors such as the number of people participating is living with, the total number of jobs this participant has had, income, number of sexual partners, health insurance as factors they may or may not suggest the amount time a person is pregnant....

Last modified: 14th Jun 2021

The History of Abortions and Government Strategies

Nursing Essays

In Government Abortions has been the topic of conversation in a lot of court cases and news reviews in the last year or two. By definition abortions is the deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy....

Last modified: 11th May 2021

Gestational Diabetes

Nursing Essays

Gestational diabetes is a condition that can affect pregnant women, causing their blood glucose levels to become too high during their pregnancy. This can put the mother and baby’s health at risk and affect them both later in life....

Last modified: 7th May 2021

Oral Clefts and Drinking During Pregnancy Literature Review

Nursing Literature Reviews

The problem that has been examined in this study is the relationship of oral cleft malformation in Norwegian infants, maternal drinking during pregnancy, and the infants’ and mothers’ ADH1C gene variants....

Last modified: 22nd Apr 2021

A Critical Appraisal of the Giving Up Smoking in Pregnancy Initiative

Nursing Assignments

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

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

Epidemiological Patterns of Gestational Diabetes

Nursing Essays

 Gestational diabetes is a common health condition that affects pregnant women worldwide. Gestational di...

Last modified: 11th Feb 2021

Effects on the Fetus During Pregnancy

Nursing Essays

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

The Health Effects of Glyphosate Exposure During Pregnancy in the Midwest

Nursing Essays

Glyphosate is one of the world’s most widely applied non-selective herbicide used to kill a wide variety of plants including “annual and perennial grasses, broadleaf weeds, trees and shrubs...

Last modified: 27th Nov 2020

Gestational Diabetes Control and Pregnancy Outcomes with Pharmacological Therapy versus Lifestyle Modification

Nursing Essays

Scholarly Synthesis of Gestational Diabetes Control and Pregnancy Outcomes with Pharmacological Therapy versus Lifestyle Modification. ...

Last modified: 6th Nov 2020

A Proposal for an Evaluation of Teen Pregnancy Prevention

Nursing Assignments

  Teen pregnancy and reproduction carry significant social and financial expenses on short and long-term effects on teen parents and their children...

Last modified: 6th Oct 2020

Issue of Smoking during Pregnancy

Nursing Essays

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

Effects of Group B Streptococcus in Pregnant Women on their Newborns

Nursing Assignments

The healthcare topic I chose for this task if the effects of Group B streptococcus in pregnant women on their newborns that has not been treated or has been under treated. Even though there are guidel...

Last modified: 2nd Jun 2020

Parental, Community, and School Support of Teen Pregnancies

Nursing Essays

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

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

Midwifery Practice: Pre-Existing Pathphysiology and Pharmacology Principles

Nursing Essays

Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Pregnancy Anaemia is a condition caused by a reduction in the number of red blood cells or the haemoglobin concentration of blood, resulting in an insufficiency in the body ...

Last modified: 26th May 2020

Study on Exposure Assessment of Pregnant Women and Petrochemicals

Nursing Case Studies

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

Drug to Drug Interactions in Patient with Physical and Physiological Conditions

Nursing Essays

Abstract This paper examines a fictional case conceptualization and explores possible drug to drug interactions with a patient who suffers from a physical bodily condition while also suffering from a ...

Last modified: 19th May 2020

Is Dolutegravir Safe for Use During Pregnancy?

Nursing Literature Reviews

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

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

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