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InfantChildClass+9.15b - Happy Birthday Baby The Birth...

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Happy Birthday Baby!
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The Birth Experience Approximately 38 weeks after conception, contractions of the uterine muscles begin, initiating the birth of the baby Research on the birth process has revealed that many aspects of the birth experience, including squeezing in the birth canal, have adaptive value and increase the likelihood of survival for the newborn
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Birth and the Newborn Childbirth - Purpose of Contractions and Squeezing of Infant 1. Reduces head size 2. Stimulates production of hormones 3. Forces amniotic fluid out of lungs - first cry
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Birth and the Newborn Childbirth - Purpose of Contractions and Squeezing of Infant 1. Reduces head size 2. Stimulates production of hormones 3. Forces amniotic fluid out of lungs - first cry
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Birth and the Newborn Childbirth Practices- survival and health vs. social integration 1. Cultural Differences South Pacific island of Bali - extended family and midwife newborn’s immediate integration most important US - medical professionals (strangers) health of mother and child most important 2. Birthing classes and social support child birthing classes 3. Use of drugs during delivery? helps mothers to participate more in birthing process
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Appearance Face somewhat flattened Covered with vermix Head much larger than body Newborn Assessment: Apgar Scale Occurs 1 and 5 min after birth Ratings of: appearance, pulse, grimace, activity, respiration Scores range from 0 to 12 Ratings of 7 or higher - good Ratings of 3 or lower - critical The Newborn
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State of Arousal a level of arousal and engagement in the environment, ranging from deep sleep to actively awake The Newborn
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Newborn States
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State of Arousal a level of arousal and engagement in the environment, ranging from
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 830:331 taught by Professor Yang during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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