By the 1980 and 90s people attitudes changed about the importance of breastfeeding. Laws were passed to support mothers who wanted to breastfeed. Experts tell new mothers that breastfeeding is better for their new babies. It protects from them illness, allergies and chronic illnesses. There are many studies about the benifits of breastfeeding: That babies that are breastfed have a higher IQ., Babies have less chance for SIDS, there are also studies that show that breastfeeding lowers the changes of obesity.
The Advantages of Breastfeeding Wendy Cameron Western Illinois University The Advantages of Breastfeeding Few things are more controversial than those revolving around the well-being and raising of a child. From crib sleeping versus co-sleeping, to Huggies versus Pampers, new parents are faced with a multitude of decisions. The debate of breast versus bottle is not immune to this argument. For years, opponents have argued each side of their case, communicating the advantages and disadvantages of each option. While the debate at times has seen even, due to research in the past few years, the breastfeeding argument is beginning to pull ahead in the advantages race.
It has a mild laxative effect, encouraging the passing of the baby's first stool and the waste-product of dead red blood cells from the infant's body and helps prevent jaundice. The Risks of Formula Feeding Versus the Benefits of Breastfeeding An average American prefers to feed formula to their babies because they like the fact that it is instant. Life has become so fast and rapid that breastfeeding seems a task to a lot of families around the globe. Breastfeeding may take a little more effort than formula feeding at first, but it is the best nutrition a mother can provide for her baby and it forms a special between the baby and the mother. Formula and feeding supplies can cost well over $1,500 each year, depending on how much your baby eats.
Visual Aid Rational When I was coming up with my visual aid. I wanted to make the audience aware of Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI); and how this may help women towards breastfeeding instead of formula feeding, since Baby-Friendly Hospital promote and teach women about the benefits of breastfeeding. Many people may not be aware that it exists in certain hospitals. I wanted to use a bar graph to show how the percentages of Baby-Friendly Hospitals have increase within the two years 2007 and 2012. In the bar graph I color-coded the bars in different color for each of the years.
At an exam when Kira was 9 months, her pediatrician advised to keep her away from sick people, and checking out new foods for her, allowing a few days in between each new food to test for allergies. At birth I decided to breast feed Kira, yet supplementing with formula to make things easy when I was either not around or needed a break from nursing her. I feel that tapering off breast-milk from Kira’s diet may have made her more susceptible to illnesses. When Kira was 3 months, she often cried after meals and frequently suffered from diarrhea. At that time I decided to try switching Kira’s formula to test for allergies.
Some experts believe that breastfeeding is the suitable nutritional choice for babies. Firstly, breastfeeding has more nutritional value and ease of digestion (Clark, p.g45). According to Riordan and Wambach (p.g78), the antibodies passed from the mother to the baby can assist in lowering the risks of contracting some condition such as ear infections, respiratory infections, diarrhea and meningitis (Riordan, Wambach, p.g78). In addition, due to the antibodies and immunities passed onto the babies, they fall sick less often than babies fed on bottle. Breast milk contains components such as protein, lactose, and fat, which are easily digestible by the newly developed digestive system of the baby.
According to her article, in the past pumps were recommended for people who could not control their blood sugar with three to four shots a day. She lists the pro and cons of choosing between the pump and shots, such as: cost, training, maintenance and life-style. Roberts explains about the Diabetes Care study, which is a nine month test to find out which method lowers hbA1cs, helps prevent hypoglycemia, and better quality of life. She explains about new types of insulin such as the fast-acting insulin called Lispro, which mimic the body’s natural insulin response. Researchers claim with Lispro you have equally good control over diabetes (22).
A) high blood glucose B) a rise in blood pressure C) edema D) protein in the urine 7. Which of the following nutrients does not require a increase in intake during pregnancy? A) calcium B) iron C) protein D) zinc 8. Adequeate folate (folic acid) intake before conception and during early pregnancy is crucial because rapid cell division takes place in the first few days and weeks of pregnancy. A) True B) False 9.
Jenna lives with her mother and younger brother who she often looks after when her mother is at work. The nurse’s role is to teach and educate Jenna and prevent her from getting diabetes. Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the United States. The American Diabetes Association (2011) estimated that, “… 25.8 million children and adults in the United States, which is 8.3% of the population, have diabetes” (Diabetes Statistics, 2011, para. 1).
Statistics and Pro’s and Con’s of Having a Designer Baby Related For around $12,400, a couple can use in vitro fertilization and choose whether to implant a male or female embryo in the mother's womb. Nearly 8 million babies are born every year with a birth defect. In this number, around 3.2 million of the infants grow up and live disabled. Furthermore, in the United States alone, birth defect statistics claim that these in-born abnormalities are the leading cause of infant mortality in America. Given this fact, many expectant parents are asking, “Where do these defects come from?” What are the common birth defects?