Teenage Pregnancy Is The Most Exciting Time Of Their Lives

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For most women, pregnancy is the most exciting time in their lives. Over the next nine months, they spend this time deciding the baby or babies’ name, decorating the nursery, eating healthy, relaxing, daydreaming about delivery, fantasizing about bringing home her baby and such much more. Some women want to know the gender of their unborn child and others want the gender to be a surprise. But one thing they all have in common is they all want a healthy, ten fingers, ten toes baby boy or girl. Sadly, this is not the case for a lot of women. Some babies are born with obvious disabilities, and others with disabilities the become noticeable over time. The disabilities can come from several things that occur at conception (genetics) to things …show more content…

Occupations are “activities…of everyday life, named, organized, and given value and meaning by individuals and a culture” Occupations are meaningful for the child and are based on social or cultural expectations or peer performance.”, page S46. Additional roles of an occupational therapist stated in the article are, “In early childhood (birth–8 years of age) and school-based settings, occupational therapy practitioners use their unique expertise to help children and youth with and without challenges prepare for and perform important learning and developmental activities within their natural environment. Occupational therapy services support a child’s participation in activities of daily living (ADLs), instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs), education, work, play, leisure, rest and sleep, and social participation.
Following the definition of the term occupational therapist the article discusses the Legislative Influences on Service Delivery and the Occupational Therapy Domain and Process as it relates to an occupational therapist, “Occupational therapy practice in schools and early childhood settings is affected by many federal and state laws and regulations as well as local policies and procedures.”, page S46. “Occupational therapy practitioners provide services that enable children and youth to organize, manage, and perform their

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