Lecture 4 - Conception, Pregnancy and Birth

Lecture 4 - Conception, Pregnancy and Birth - ± Birthplace...

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Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth Conception/Fertilization Fetal Development PREGNANCY ± The First Trimester – Fetal development – Effects on the expectant mother
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PREGNANCY ± The Second Trimester – Fetal development – Effects on the expectant mother PREGNANCY ± The Third Trimester – Fetal development – Effects on the expectant mother The Ninth Month of Pregnancy Responsibilities of Pregnancy ± Prenatal medical care ± Exercise and physical activity ± Diet and nutrition ± The effects of drugs and alcohol ± Sex during pregnancy
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Problems in Pregnancy ± Birth defects – Prenatal Testing ² Amniocentesis ² Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) ² Ultrasound The Birth Experience: Labor Childbirth Alternatives
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Unformatted text preview: ± Birthplace options – Hospital – Free-standing birthing centers – Home Childbirth Alternatives ± Birthplace options ± Pain Relief Options – Epidural anesthesia – Hydrotherapy Childbirth Alternatives ± Birthplace options ± Pain Relief Options ± Delivery Options – Lamaze method – Midwife versus obstetrician – Doulas/trained labor coach Childbirth Alternatives ± Birthplace options ± Pain Relief Options ± Delivery Options ± Medical Interventions – Episiotomy – Forceps – Vacuum extractions – Caesarean section Postpartum Issues ± Mood disorders ± Sex after delivery ± Breastfeeding...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2010 for the course HDE 98312 taught by Professor Pollen during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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Lecture 4 - Conception, Pregnancy and Birth - ± Birthplace...

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