Renee Marhong was sure she knew exactly how things were going to go. Instead, at 32 weeks pregnant, her son stopped moving inside her, and to save his life, she delivered via cesarean section. Marhong was 25, and her only experience with childbirth was the Hollywood version: a smooth, uncomplicated, vaginal delivery. Like I did get the baby, but without the recognition, without that happy moment. When Marhong was wheeled into the operating room to deliver her son via C-section, she became one of the more than 1. There are two reasons for a C-section; those that happen in an emergency situation, when the mother or baby is in jeopardy, and elective C-sections, which can be scheduled and planned for ahead of time.
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If you create an account, you can set up a personal learning profile on the site. In this session you will learn about two very important techniques for emergency care of the pregnant woman who is either:. This study session is preparation for the practical skills training in both these techniques, which you will receive during an attachment in a health centre or hospital. Here we introduce you to the equipment you will need, and describe how to start and maintain IV fluid therapy and how to catheterise the bladder of the pregnant woman. You will also learn to follow infection control procedures while performing these techniques.
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What exactly does having a baby do to your body? Who knows! We do know from research that diastasis recti — a separation of the abdominal muscles — may affect up to 60 percent of postpartum women six weeks after giving birth, and as Angela Garbes reports in her new book, Like A Mother , pelvic pain and pelvic floor problems are also common.
Pregnancy in art covers any artistic work that portrays pregnancy. In art as in life, it is often unclear whether an actual state of pregnancy is intended to be shown. A common visual indication is the gesture of the woman placing a protective open hand on her abdomen. Historically, married women were at some stage of pregnancy for much of their life until the menopause , but the depiction of this in art is relatively uncommon,  and generally restricted to some specific contexts. This probably persists even in contemporary culture; despite several recent artworks depicting heavily pregnant women, one writer was "astonished at the shortage of visual images