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  • Tobacco And Drug Usage
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    Birth Defects The issue of birth defects has been a growing problem in America. More and more mothers are doing careless acts, which is slowly damaging their unborn child. Many of these mistakes can be fixed. The leading causes of birth defects is alcohol intake during birth, tobacco and drug usage. Many problems can occur when a mother drinks during pregnancy. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) is the most reoccurring problem. There are many ways to tell if a baby is affected by this syndrome. These ...
  • Very First Scene Of 400 Blows Antoine
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    Abnormal Psychology "400 Blows" This movie is a look into the life of a French boy who has known nothing but rejection his entire life. Being abandoned by his mother in his infancy was the first harsh blow he received and may have quite possibly been the most detrimental to his development. Antoine seemed to me to be very much like the average troublemaker, except for the fact that children didn't behave in that manner in France during that time period. Children were expected to behave properly,...
  • Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act
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    Partial-Birth Abortion Act During the Clinton administration the Partial-Birth Abortion Act, a bill that would make it illegal in all of the United States for a partial-birth abortion to be performed, caused major debate throughout the House of Representatives and the Senate; recently different versions of the bill had been passed through the both the House of Representatives and the Senate. In prior years Clinton had vetoed similar bills to ban partial-birth abortions. The House and Senate have...
  • Margaret Sanger
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    Nearly 70 years ago, one woman pioneered one of the most radical and transforming political movements of the century. Through the life that she led and the lessons she taught us, many know her as the "one girl revolution". Though Margaret Sanger's revolution may be even more controversial now than during her 50-year career of national and international battles, her opinions can teach us many lessons. Due to her strong influence in history, our society has increased health awareness for women, ma...
  • Expectant Mother
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    Some Aspects of Vietnamese Culture in Child Rearing Practices I decided to focus my last cross-cultural research project on child rearing practices of the Vietnamese people and how they differ from that of my own. Included in my work are notable differences I have found through my reading, research, discussions, interviews, & surveys. I have conducted my interviews not only through live person-to-person speech, but I have also utilized the internet and entered chatrooms to speak to Vietnamese pe...
  • Vaginal Delivery And Cesarean Delivery
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    Over the years birthing methods have changed a great deal. When technology wasn't so advanced there was only one method of giving birth, vaginally non-medicated. However, in today's society there are now more than one method of giving birth. In fact, there are three methods: Non-medicated vaginal delivery, medicated vaginal delivery and cesarean delivery, also known as c-section. In the cesarean delivery there is not much to prepare for before the operation, except maybe the procedure of the ope...
  • Mothers At An Early Age
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    Pregnancy Among Teens All societies possess social standards that control the sequence and the tempo of important life occurrences. Frank Furstenberg in, Unplanned Parenthood introduces this notion of social standards through what he terms the normative schedule. According to Furstenberg normative schedules are, "prescribed life courses, it is the timing of life events" (Furstenberg pg. 2). Normative schedules vary from society to society. They are precise structures imposed by cultural rules an...
  • Mother Care For Their Babies
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    Outline I. make up of a typical home A. living arrangements B. layout of the home II. starting a family A. new home B. becoming pregnant. child birth A. midwife B. birth setting C. prenatal care D. birth of the child E. postpartum IV. conclusions The rural Mexican culture is made up of many small towns and villages. The social connections among adults in theses areas are relatively intimate because many of these areas are end oga mous communities. Most newly married couples live with the man's p...
  • Adoption Measure 58 In Oregon Adoptees
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    Adoption & Measure 58 in Oregon Oregon adoptees won a nineteen month court battle to see their birth certificates, which have been sealed since 1957. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Conner refused to continue a hold on Measure 58, an adoption rights law approved by voters in Oregon in 1998. Six birth mothers had filed law suits to prevent this. The new las is retroactive and they feared they would be open to contact from children they had given up for adoption so many years ago. That ist...

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