Essays Tagged: "pregnant woman"

The hazardous effect of smoking

ects your health1. Lung Cancer2. Heart Disease3. EmphysemaB. How cigarette smoke effects others1. A pregnant woman unborn child2. Non-SmokersIII. Cigarette smoking related deathsA. Deaths in smokersB. ... es and businesses. Smoking is restricted to designated areas that are normally outside the building.Pregnant women definitely, should not smoke. When the mother smokes, so does the unborn child. A pre ...

(7 pages) 423 1 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Law and Morality. Speaks of the dilemma of making a decision that someone must die in order for the others to survive. Explains and justifies the decision by using legal tools such as Law and Moralit

re that have escaped death by finding their way to a nuclear bunker. These five people consist of a pregnant woman; an old man, who is a retired judge; two teenagers - a fourteen-year-old boy and a si ...

(8 pages) 174 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are disorders in pregnant women. Pre- eclampsia is hypertension and eclampsia is the worsening of pre-eclampsia where ... sia where the woman experiences convulsions or goes into a coma. The complication of eclampsia in a pregnant woman can put her and her unborn child at risk. A risk that may be fatal. This is only to b ... It is not caused by pregnancy, but may cause problems if a woman with chronic hypertension becomes pregnant. It has an unknown cause. 15% of the time chronic hypertension is secondary to a primary pr ...

(7 pages) 61 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Backstreet Abortions

which are not performed in hospitals or clinics. Backstreet abortions were usually performed at the pregnant woman's house, she would pay the man/woman who performed it a sum of money. Then the aborti ...

(1 pages) 444 7 2.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Truly A Witch: A Study In Cultural Patterns this research project looks at the Wiccan Religion and the differences from Christianity.

existence for 30,000 years. Their proof is pictures found in a cave of a man with stag horns and a pregnant woman in a circle with eleven other people dated back to the Paleolithic people.Truly A Wit ... overy of cave paintings in France" (wicca, p 4). The painting depicts a man with a stage head and a pregnant woman standing in a circle with eleven other people. "These archetypes are clearly recogniz ...

(8 pages) 126 2 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


AbortionGovernment has stepped in where they shouldn't have by passing laws to limit the pregnant woman's choice to have an abortion.On January 22, 1973 the Supreme Court voted to allow abo ...

(2 pages) 38 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Criminalization of Knowlingly Transmitting AIDS

contact without protection, from the mixing of ones blood with infected blood, and from an infected pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection can occur from blood transfusions of infected blood, or shari ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Fetal Homicide: Crime or Accodent?

When a criminal attacks a pregnant woman, killing or injuring her and/or her unborn child, has he or she claimed one victim, o ... e nation. During March of 2003 in Pennsylvania, a woman was "convicted of murder after she kicked a pregnant woman in the stomach during a fight" (Jennings), which resulted in the death of the woman's ... s living human beings."Historically, a fetus was not recognized as a legal entity separate from the pregnant woman" (Katz). Recently states have enabled the court system to charge criminals for a sepa ...

(4 pages) 59 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Why the topic of abortion is intersting and my argument against it" q1:why it's interesting q2:my argument q3:actions that could make a difference

l candidates because of their stand on abortion and all states regulate abortion. Biologically, the pregnant woman is having something physically ripped/sucked out of her body. Furthermore, I find abo ... the three trimesters. They are: A) Early medical/chemical procedures for patients who are 4-7 weeks pregnant; B) Suction aspiration for patients who are 8-16 weeks pregnant; and C) Dilation and extrac ...

(6 pages) 123 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Foods Essay: Special Dietary Requirment for Pregnancy

Special Dietary Requirements: Pregnancy Pregnant women must eat well and are encouraged to eat a variety of foods.Weight gain is a normal an ... food intake. Physicians usually recommend general guidelines for healthy eating. The pregnantwoman's diet should include the basic nutrients necessary to meet the demands of thedevelopi ... ead to hypertension and diabetes. Excess weight may also be difficult to lose afterdelivery. Pregnant women should eat iron-rich foods to prevent iron deficiency. Iron richfoods include leafy g ...

(4 pages) 63 0 1.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The truth to the controversy of Abortion: Pro-Life

adverse effects, not only does it destroy the potentiality of a human life, but it also affects the pregnant woman getting the abortion.As humans there are certain natural laws that apply to all of us ... hological "numbing", depression, flashbacks of the abortion experience, preoccupation with becoming pregnant again, anxiety over fertility and child bearing issues, interruption of the bonding process ...

(7 pages) 112 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Teenage Pregnancy Exploring Early Childhood

When a teenager becomes pregnant through sexual intercourse, the teenager is usually unaware of the consequences and factors ... cietal pressures such as time, school peers and finances all impact on the mother to be. As a young pregnant woman, one of the most important things to learn is what sort of options that are available ... o what should be done next.There are so many different problems associated with young woman falling pregnant. Many teens unfortunately cannot afford quality prenatal health care for regular check-ups ...

(5 pages) 64 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Roe v. Wade research paper

In the controversial case, Roe v. Wade, a pregnant woman who was given the name Jane Roe to hide her identity attempted to get an abortion but ... privacy. Roe's real name is Norma McCorvey; she was an ex-carnival worker who was raped and became pregnant. In 1969, when she moved back to her home state, she was denied and abortion on grounds tha ... (Herda, 65) The appellee's argument was not as straight foreword. They argued that since no one is pregnant anymore, the prosecution's case doesn't apply anymore. The second dispute was that a woman ...

(9 pages) 183 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Substance Abuse and Pregnancy

Any substance which flows through a pregnant woman's blood stream; whether it be positive or negative, debilitating or helpful, will pas ... sponsible not only for her personal health, but that of another developing person. To that end most pregnant women attend regularly scheduled doctor visits, take vitamin supplements and join some form ... e)In the year 1992-1993, the National Institute on Drug Abuse/National Institute of Health surveyed pregnant women to ascertain the amount of drug use among pregnant women as part of the National Preg ...

(12 pages) 202 0 4.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Right To Life Essay

ill you by lethal injection, just like in the Bible, an eye for an eye, and if a woman or girl gets pregnant, I think it should be her choice whether or not she wants to have that baby.I do not think ... to have that baby.I do not think that it is any of the Church's or the President's business what a pregnant woman wants to do with her unborn baby. They have all of these groups that rally against th ...

(1 pages) 20 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Abortion: The right of the person versus the right of the fetus

The freedom to choose an abortion should be the fundamental right of any pregnant woman provided that she is making an informed decision. Here the term abortion refers to th ... ecedence over the rights of a 'complete' person. A fetus has no legal rights. Take the example of a pregnant woman who is involved in a car accident that was caused by a drunken driver. If she miscarr ... verning abortion to be able to cover all the possible situations. The only viable answer is for the pregnant woman to take responsibility for the decision once she has been counseled.If a woman has co ...

(3 pages) 24 3 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Just Punishment? The Death Penalty

both sides.In 1995, Fedell Caffey and Jacqueline Williams, wanting another baby, stabbed to death a pregnant woman and cut the baby from her womb. They then coldly eliminated her 10-year-old daughter ...

(9 pages) 62 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Abortions. Includes Both sides of the issue and possible solutions. Also includes Australian government perspective

d into therapeutic abortions and elective abortions:o Therapeutic abortion- To save the life of the pregnant woman.- To preserve the woman's physical or mental health.- To terminate a pregnancy that w ... tability, and perceived immaturity Sometimes in extreme cases a woman has been raped and has become pregnant because of this. Can we really say that this woman has to give birth to this child?Argument ...

(3 pages) 38 1 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Darwinian Medicine

on.Why is there pregnancy sickness? Pregnancy sickness is something that is present in almost every pregnant woman around the world. It was first seen as a sickness that needed to be cured, something ...

(1 pages) 16 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Should Abortion be Made Available Freely on Demand?

?Abortion is the termination of a pregnancy, most commonly associated with unnatural causes. When a pregnant woman does not want a child to be born, due to various reasons, a doctor may suggest anythi ... at a rapid rate. While being solely dependent on few vulnerable structures.Some females may become pregnant by mistake or may be unable to provide the resources necessary for proper child care. The l ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues