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Low Birth Weight Cerebral Palsy
916 wordsThere are many things to expect when a couple has a child. When a couple conceives a child they should know how much commitment is involved. There are the early morning feeds and cleanings, which can frustrate new parents. A person gives up privileges and most of their freedom when the child is born. Also, one of the parents has to stay home or figure out some way to watch and care for their child during the day. The parents make a commitment to the child to support and love that child. A child ...
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Second Hand Smoke Low Birth Weight
1,173 wordsTobacco is a substance consisting of the dried leaves and stems of the plant Nicotinia tabac, which contains the drug nicotine. The plant is native to North America, but now is grown around the world. Nicotine is a powerful nerve stimulant and is extremely toxic. Two to three drops of pure nicotine, if taken all at once, are enough to kill the average person. Nicotine has been classified as the most addictive drug in existence. There are three principal ways to consume tobacco: smoking, chewing ...
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Low Birth Weight Child Was Born
1,095 wordsPreemie Baby By definition, preemie babies are those born before 27 weeks. We are got used to planning our life. We are so successful in doing that, that we even expect a child to be brought by a stork by the expected date. We define the date plus-minus several days. Quite often our expectations are justified and a baby enters a new life precisely at the appointed day. However, there are cases when the universe makes it wrong, meddling in mothers life with a premature birth. The diagnosis premat...
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Low Birth Weight Nitrogen Dioxide
1,290 wordsAir Pollution Air pollution is one of the most dangerous problems of our times. Problems caused by pollution can be local and minor because of the Earth's own ability to absorb pollutants. The industrialization of society, the introduction of motorized vehicles, the explosion of the population are factors sharpening the growing air pollution problem. Carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides and particulate matter belong to pollutants found in most urban areas. These pollutants are dispersed throughout t...
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Low Birth Weight Teenage Mothers
2,000 wordsEvery day another baby is born. What are the problems that happen to a teenage mother and why? Most babies that are born to teenage mothers are more likely to be born premature and / or suffer low birth weight. There are many problems involved with children having children. First off, there is a higher risk of low birth rate, premature labor, and stillbirth. One major problem is that teenage girls are not fully grown and matured; therefore, when they become pregnant it induces problems not only ...
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Low Self Esteem Low Birth Weight
6,286 wordsTABLE OF CONTENTS Description of the Local Population 3 Patterns of Morbidity and Mortality 6 Demographics 7 Environmental Concerns 8 Public Services 9 Aesthetics 10 Health-Related Facilities 10 Values and Beliefs of the population 12 Reliance on Local, Regional, and Federal Funding 13 Patterns of Resource Allocation 14 Patterns of Insurance Coverage 15 Expectations of the Public for Care 16 Diagnostic Statements about the Population 16 Interdisciplinary Planning 20 References 22 Description of ...
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Smoking During Pregnancy Low Birth Weight
1,185 wordsWomen Smoking During Pregnancy Effects On The Women Smoking During Pregnancy Effects On The Children They Carry Women Smoking During Pregnancy Effects on the Children They Carry: There are many effects that cigarette smoking by pregnant women have on their fetuses. The relationship between maternal smoking and fetal development shows that smoking can induce spontaneous abortion, affect birth weight, and bring about fetal malformations. The long-term effects of smoking while pregnant on the offsp...
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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Low Birth Weight
2,039 wordsFetal Alcohol Syndrome Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is an increasing problem in our world today. At least 5, 000 infants are born each year with FAS, or about one out of every 750 live births, which is an alarming number. In the United States there has been a significant increase in the rate of infants born with FAS form 1 per 10, 000 births in 1979 to 6. 7 per 10, 000 in 1993 (Chang, Wilkins-Haug, Berman, Goetz 1). In a report, Substance Abuse and the American Woman, sent out by the Center on Addicti...
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Low Birth Weight Tobacco Smoke
1,286 wordsTobacco is one of the leading preventable causes of death in Malaysia. Under the current law, smoking is banned in all public places. These include amusement centres, theatres, hospitals, clinics, public vehicles and air-conditioned restaurants. Likewise, anyone under age of eighteen is not allowed to buy cigarettes or any tobacco products. If the seller is not sure of the buyers age, then it is advisable to check his identity card. Free cigarette samples are not allowed to be distributed at the...
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Smoking During Pregnancy Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
1,213 wordsTobacco is one of the leading preventable causes of death in the United States. Nicotine, which is an alkaloid derived from the tobacco plant, is a potent chemical that has powerful effects on the human body, especially when administered rapidly or at high doses. Prenatal exposure to nicotine is associated with adverse reproductive outcomes, including altered neural structure and functioning, cognitive deficits, and behavior problems in the offspring (9). At least 20 % 30 % of pregnant women are...
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Fresh Kills Landfill Municipal Solid Waste
3,346 words+ Introduction Did you know? Americans use enough cardboard each year to make a bale as big as a football field and as high as the World Trade Center Towers. We even throw away so much aluminum every three months that we can rebuild our entire commercial air fleet. Each person, yes, included you, in America creates about 4. 4 pounds of trash every single day. Did you also know? That it takes 100 years for tin to break down, 500 years for aluminum, and glass takes one million years. One reason ga...
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Low Birth Weight Developing Fetus
756 wordsPrenatal development is the period in development from conception to the onset of labor. Perinatal period is the period beginning about the seventh month of pregnancy and continuing until about four weeks after birth. Postnatal development is the period in development the follows directly after birth. The germinal stage is the stage lasting about ten -fourteen days following conception before the fertilized egg becomes implanted in the uterine wall. The embryonic stage is the stage in which majo...
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Low Birth Weight High School Diploma
2,428 wordsThesis Teen Pregnancy Teen Pregnancy Thesis statement: Teenage pregnancy is a major concern in todays society; there are many ways to prevent teen pregnancy, many people to get advice from, and many decisions that a teen parent must make. Outline: I. Introduction II. Teenage Pregnancy A. Concerns about Teenage Pregnancy B. What helps prevent Teen Pregnancy C. Source of Advice and Support III. Stages of Pregnancy A. First Trimester B. Second Trimester C. Third Trimester IV. Challenges of Teenage ...
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