Comparison Of Birthing Traditions

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Comparison of Birthing Traditions and My Own Pregnancy and childbirth is one of life’s greatest blessings. It occurs daily in a variety of circumstances. How we prepare for this joyous event and how it occurs vary from person to person and place to place. Each of us has our own beliefs and wishes when it comes to childbirth, with a huge contributing factor being where we live and how we were raised. Whether it is in Turkey or America we each have our own beliefs and customs on pregnancy, childbirth, and newborn care. My Beliefs on Pregnancy, Childbirth, and New Born Care Childbirth was one of my greatest accomplishments yet. I believe that every woman should be able to enjoy her special day however she wishes to do. However, For my personal…show more content…
Formula does not replicate colostrum, however it has come a long way. I also feel as if immunizations are what’s best. It is just one more way to keep your baby safe and free of certain childhood diseases. I think just like everything in life, that knowledge does change ones beliefs. After experiencing childbirth for the first time, there are several do’s and don’ts that I would change for the next go around. Turkish Birthing Traditions Tradition and customs run deep in the Turkish culture. Childbirth is surrounded by numerous beliefs and traditions. In the Turkish culture, women practiced both traditional and religious customs. Birth is looked at to give one a feeling of completeness and confidence, to bring strength to the family, and happiness to the family members. (“TCF Turkish Culture Foundation: Birth Traditions”) Pregnancy varies in Turkey compared to the United States. Turkish women do now seek antenatal education which is like our prenatal care. They go for regular checkups, with one of the main focuses being on the mothers’ nutrition. Labs, urine analysis, fasting blood glucose, and several others tests are monitored throughout pregnancy at the antenatal appointments. There are several different beliefs that the Turkish women practice and believe in.

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