Chapter_11_Mothers_and_Infants

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Chapter 11 Chapter 11 Mothers and Infants:  Mothers and Infants:  Assessment,  Assessment,  Services, and  Services, and  Programs Programs
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National Goals for Maternal and  National Goals for Maternal and  Infant Health Infant Health Healthy People 2020 Goal: Improve the health and well-being of women,  infants, children, and families Topic Areas Morbidity and Mortality Pregnancy Health Behaviors Preconception Health Behaviors Postpartum Health Behaviors Infant Care Disability and other Impairments Health Services
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HP 2010 Progress Report  HP 2010 Progress Report  (2004) (2004) Improvement Infant mortality rate decreased Incidence of spina bifidia decreased Incidence of breastfeeding increased Smoking during pregnancy decreased
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HP 2010 Progress Report 2004 HP 2010 Progress Report 2004 No improvement or movement in the  wrong direction Maternal death for African American women  increased Iron deficiency in women 12 to 49 years of  age increased Fetal alcohol syndrome increased Incidence of low birthweight babies increased
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Importance of Nutrition during  Importance of Nutrition during  Pregnancy and Infancy Pregnancy and Infancy Malnutrition during pregnancy associated with low birth weight and very low  birth weight. infants are more apt to become ill, have birth  defects, and suffer mental or physical  development problems may “program” the fetus for chronic disease  during adulthood
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Infant Infant  Mortality Rate  Mortality Rate Death of an infant before his/her first birthday Defined as number of deaths/1,000 live births
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Healthy People 2010 Progress Report:  Healthy People 2010 Progress Report:  Infant Mortality + 2008 data Infant Mortality + 2008 data Baseline (1998) 2004 2008 All infants     7.2        6.8
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2011 for the course HUEC 3116 taught by Professor Turri during the Spring '11 term at LSU.

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Chapter_11_Mothers_and_Infants - Chapter11 Chapter11...

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