Health History Essay

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Course Project Milestone 1: Health History Form
Directions: Refer to the Milestone 1: Health History guidelines and grading rubric found in Doc Sharing to complete the information below. This assignment is worth 175 points, with 5 points awarded for clarity of writing, which means the use of proper grammar, spelling and medical language.
Type your answers on this form. Click “Save as” and save the file with the assignment name and your last name, e.g., “NR305_Milestone1_Form_Smith” When you are finished, submit the form to the Milestone #1 Dropbox by the deadline indicated in your guidelines. Post questions in the Q&A Forum or contact your instructor if you have questions about this assignment.
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Feels tired all the time, running after her very active toddler and also 20 weeks pregnant. She has been diagnosed with anemia and fibroids. | Health patterns: | I try to maintain a healthy diet with whole grains, lean proteins, and 2 cups of fresh fruits and 2-3 cups vegetables. Basically I love to eat so I do not miss meals. I love Jamaican dishes, but I only eat them on special occasions. Since I have been pregnant, my energy level is about half so my exercise regimen has been nonexistent. I am usually very active and exercise at least 3-4 times per week for an hour. The only activity I get is about 30 minutes of chasing my toddler around the park about 3 times per week. I sleep well at night at least 7-8 hours per night and sometimes take an hour nap with my toddler during the day. Even though I was covered under my father’s medical and dental insurance as a child, my parents practice was only go to the doctor when sick. So wellness check-ups was not a part of my practice, but as I got older that changed. In my adult years I do my yearly check-ups and since I have been pregnant I have had my prenatal care at the obstetrician’s office. | Health goals: | To have a healthy newborn and safe delivery. In addition to lose unwanted weight gained from pregnancy and to restart exercise regimen. | HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES (15 pts) | | Beliefs and practices: | Maintaining

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