Essays Tagged: "Preterm birth"

Premature Infancy

Premature babies, otherwise known as preterm babies, or preemies, are babies thatare born earlier than the full-term of thirty-eight to f ... baby as often as s/he wants to. Feeding apreemie may be a very difficult and cumbersome task. Some preterm babies are fedthrough an umbilical artery catheter, a tube placed through the navel, or by a ... smoking marijuana and doingother drugs also increases the risk for having a premature baby. Having preterm babies isnot an inherent trait, which is a common rumor, but some conditions which premature ...

(5 pages) 99 0 3.5 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Life-span development chap 4 notes

ensory receptors, skin parts such as hair and nails)C.Fetal Period - 8 weeks after conception until birth1. Fetal size increases and organs start functioning2. Reflexes appear and there is sexual diff ... more likely to miscarry3. Abortions legal in U.S. until end of 2nd semester* 1 abortion for every 2 births* Unwanted pregnancies stressful for woman regardless of how it is resolved* Psychological eff ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.7 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The effects of tobbacco and alcohol during pregnancy

rrounds the baby. If a mother drinks alcohol while she is pregnant she increases the babies risk of birth defects. Alcohol can prevent a baby's body, heart and brain from developing correctly. Alcohol ... and brain from developing correctly. Alcohol also causes problems with bleeding, miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth. A major problem that can occur if a mother consumes alcohol while pregnan ...

(2 pages) 95 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Do infants have an innate ability to recognise the human face and imitate facial expressions?

t seems much more likely that infants have some limited information about the structure of faces at birth, and it is this structural information, termed CONSPEC, (Morton & Johnson (1991)) that gui ... y in life using external features. In conclusion, it is recognised that a new borns perceptions, at birth are limited, and that perception and awareness of surroundings increases as the neonate mature ...

(7 pages) 124 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Paper on Cerebral Palsy

d the better the chance the child has of living a normal life. This condition usually occurs during birth or infancy and is more frequent in underdeveloped nations. The exact cause can not always be d ...

(4 pages) 70 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

This is a journal Article... I read the article and then made the paper.. Processing speeds of children in the 1st year of life....Psychology class.. w/ reference

ifferences in processing speed hasits roots in infancy. Also in those studies it was suggested that preterm infants were significantlyslower with processing and memory skills than full-term infants. T ... than full-term infants. The study that was done in thispaper was to prove whether or not infants of preterm and full-term pregnancies had any effect ontheir processing speed and memory abilities. Seve ...

(2 pages) 113 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

MARKETING Business Management

(3 pages) 80 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Having A Premature Baby (Part 1)

e this man with babies, his hands were huge. He had the most calming affect, he explained about the preterm intnesive care unit and offered to take my mum and boyfriend to look around. He also said a ... He also said a video would be sent up for me to watch to tell me about what happens when you have a preterm infant. I'm not sure why, I am here until my baby is due, aren't I. After he leaves, the spe ...

(10 pages) 26 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Gross motor skills allow a child to feel a sense of independence practical application of development for children.

however, after many therapies and"fine-tuning" it turned out to just be delays due to his premature birth.However, those delays, if not dealt with early enough, could have left my sonat a disadvantage ...

(1 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Effects of Stress and Non-Stress During Pregnancy: The Relation Between Birth Weights

tor function. There is a relationship between these two because normally children who are delivered preterm are not fully developed and therefore underweight.Also, in human retrospective studies, it h ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Infant Mortality

l infant deaths are a result or can be related to the two.High-risk pregnancies often result in low birth weight or premature babies. Babies that are born before 37 weeks gestation are considered prem ...

(2 pages) 47 0 2.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


make something else, that something else is living. I am sure that you are aware of partial birth abortion. It is when the mother gives partial birth to her child at six months. Everything but ... nserts a tube and sucks the brains of the child out.The child that is being killed is almost to its birth. It has a heart, it has brains, it has arms and legs, and it even kicks. Scientifically speaki ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Born too early

rican Association of Premature Infants (AAPI), over 400,000 babies are born prematurely or at a low birth weight. As a result of being born early they are more likely to require high-technology intens ... l organs following the arrival to their new home. For instance, a baby that gets too much oxygen at birth can have trouble with their eyes. This is when a retinopathy of prematurity test is completed. ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


al of smaller and smaller infants possible. As a result, we now have a new kind of human being: THE PRETERM INFANT.General estimates of survival for live born infants who receive neonatal intensive ca ... brain injury related to disturbances in blood flow to the infant brain.What are the chances that a preterm infant will have a disability? For any infant, IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO PREDICT AHEAD OF TIME THE ...

(19 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors


(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Harmfull Effects of Pollutants of Drugs on a Developing Fetus

gnancy, cocaine use can cause placental abruption. Placental abruption can lead to severe bleeding, preterm birth, and fetal death. women who use cocaine during their pregnancy have a 25 % increased c ...

(8 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

low birth weight

ped health care services, survivals for low birth weight are increased. Although they are survived, Preterm LBW of child increases the risk for health and developmental problems globally, According to ...

(8 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Why do we eat?

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology