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There are a growing number of doctors in Japan that are now in favor of recommending epidurals for patients, to ease the birthing experience. There are woman who are taking their doctors advice on epidurals, but many still will not consider this option due to traditions that date back centuries (Schalken, 2014.) On the other hand, in the South American country of Brazil, c-sections have become most common. According to the International Cesarean Awareness Network, the overall rate of c-sections is 40 percent, and even up to 100 percent in some private hospitals (Schalken, 2014.) This may largely be contributed to the fact that doctors and hospitals wanting to receive higher payments from insurance agencies.
Pregnancy and the Psychological Dangers of Prenatal Surgery For hundreds of years, birth was regarded as a miracle. It was the beginning of a new life and it was difficult to control, predict, or affect. However, through the scientific developments of the last 100 years, the miracle of birth has been broken down into an exact science. The variables of labor have been accounted for, with a number of procedures designed to protect the mother and the child throughout the pregnancy and birth in case of an unexpected complication. The procedures are numerous, too numerous to be thoroughly discussed in only a few pages.
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India eliminates over half a million healthy girl fetuses annually, simply because of their gender. Amniocentesis and ultrasound techniques are the most common ways for couples to determine the sex of the child before it is born. In the US, such tests are routine and not usually alarming, but in nations such as India and China those tests, and others, have become an issue of debate since the results could mean life or death. Until the 1980’s, people in poor countries could do little about their preference for sons before birth, ... ... middle of paper ... ...eptember 7, 2009) Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. Vol 4.
Finding a practitioner to care for you during your pregnancy and the birth of your child is a very important task. Most people go to their family doctor. Unless your pregnancy is high risk that may not be necessary. Midwives offer care that is “lower-tech, less invasive, and less inclined toward intervention without a clear medical need.” says Jamie Cruz, author of “Call the Midwife”. Many women are uneducated on the benefits to selecting care from a midwife.
Which showed that the people are still getting plastic surgery even though the state health budget was being cut. So the state does not really have much effect on the reason tha... ... middle of paper ... ...arger tensions between motherhood and sexuality is that by having a child it does a lot to the mother’s body. Cecilia blamed the weight gain is from the dead tissue due to the pregnancy and that it needed to be removed. Since the mother breast gets bigger so that they could breast feed their baby, it is common for their breast to become loose and have stretch marks on them. Others have blamed pregnancy and breast-feeding for thickened waists, Caesarean scars, stretch marks and localized fat.