InfantChildClass 2.2

InfantChildClass 2.2 - Happy Birthday Baby! Birth and the...

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Happy Birthday Baby!
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Birth and the Newborn Childbirth - Purpose of Contractions and Squeezing of Infant 1. 2. 3.
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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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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course 331 464 taught by Professor Hsu during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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InfantChildClass 2.2 - Happy Birthday Baby! Birth and the...

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