To truly imbody the philosophy of midwifery and ability to be with women and their whanau, a midwife’s practice must imbody the underpinning threads of midwifery. She must retain midwifery wisdom, scientific knowledge and acknowledgement of evidence based practice to recognise the abnormal and a midwives scope of practice (New Zealand College of Midwives, 2007). Normality throughout a woman’s childbearing continum needs to be promoted and facilitated, but a midwife must also be able to recognise
Obstetric Cholestasis (OC) or Intraheptic Cholestasis of pregnancy is a disorder that is unique to pregnancy (Kelly and Nelson-Piercy, 2000).OC classically presents in the third trimester (Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists [RCOG], 2006), With maternal pruritus and raised bile acids (Geenes and Williamson, 2009).It is one of the few disorders of pregnancy that can affect both maternal well being and fetal outcome. OC usually resolves forty eight hours after delivery (Mays, 2010).
Midwifery in rural Ghana Across the enormous continent of Africa, there are a myriad of birth practices, customs, and traditions. From spiritual ceremonies, consumption of certain fruits, blessing ways to having supportive birthing assistants are some of the very common and important customs from African countries, especially Ghana. One of the oldest and most widely recognized customs is midwifery. Midwifery is the act of assisting women and their families before, during, and after childbirth. Moreover
will emphasize on midwifery as a specific career option and produced questionnaire of 5 question as to why students of the class as chosen Midwifery as a career path. Questionnaire template: 1. Why have you decided to choose midwifery as your career path? 2. What is the role of a midwife? 3. How would you recognise and cope with stress while training to become a midwife? 4. Why do you think you would be a good midwife? 5. Why should you be given a place on the midwifery course?
In recent years, midwifery and obstetrics have become two of the most prominent and primary ways of care for women of childbearing age in comparison to unassisted births and other documented methods. Although midwifery is not as prevalent as obstetrics, there is a rise in midwifery today. In the United States women and their partners are faced with the choice of who should provide care before, during and after pregnancy. As of today there has been a rise in how many births are attended by nurse midwives
analysis will explore the current state of midwifery, the key barriers that have prevented its acceptance and growth and provide recommendations towards a sustainable system for maternal services in Alberta. Midwives have been involved with the birthing process for centuries and today; the practice of midwifery has evolved into an evidence-based means to promote the health and wellbeing of childbearing women and their infants. Renfrew define the practice of midwifery as “skilled knowledgeable, and compassionate
My rotation for obstetrics was in Brighton, CO at Platte Valley Medical Center. I was fortunate enough to experience multiple avenues of this field including labor and delivery and postpartum, but ultimately enjoyed spending most of my time in there Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). While providing care to one specific child I was encouraged by my instructor to help provide instruction to the parents in several different areas, but as I worked with mom and dad to help take care of the baby
their movement (Hale, 2009). Education must be provided to mothers about the use of ultrasound in pregnancy. Parents should know that there have been many studies done to assess the safety of ultrasound in pregnancy. There has been no correlation between the use of ultrasound and ill effects on growth, or development in children exposed to ultrasound during pregnancy (Hale, 2009). Limitations of Doppler in Labor The use of ultrasound technology during pregnancy has been determined as a safe practice
assignment I will be choosing three job roles and design a fact sheet for each one, this will be informing people about what the job involves, how to train and qualify in that job and the opportunities available for future career development. ] Midwifery Job Description Midwives provide advice, care and support for women and their babies during pregnancy, labour and the early postnatal period. They help women make their own decisions about the care and services they access. They care for newborn