Some ideas and theories in science meet with resistance. One of the examples when an idea is meeting with the resistance is immunization. More often children immunization meets with public resistance. As the vaccination of children is parents' decision many decides not to do it. Data published by NHS show that there is high number of measles reported due to 1-16 years old children who missed the vaccinations between 1990s and 2000s.
if the mother smokes, drinks or abuses drugs the baby could be harmed at this time or even if the maternal anxiety & stress could influence development. Infections that the mother may pick up such as rubella can create difficulties for the developing baby. A child’s development can also be influenced by when their born and during the birth. Some babies are born prematurely and this can play a part in their later development, this is one reason premature babies progress is measured according to the date they were due to be born rather than their actual birth date. External factors Poverty, this affects children and their families in a variety of ways for example, education: lack of opportunities can affect life outcomes, children from low-income families are less likely to do well academically due to the fact of potential of reduced access to quality education and the best schools as well as limited access to a variety of books, equipment plus internet.
Birth Defects enable the child to be fully developed. Babies born with a meth addiction can Suffer from low birth rate, tremors, attention deficit disorder, and other birth defects. An unborn child is not protected while in their mother’s uterus, so he/she are exposed to whatever the carrier intake is. An infant who has been exposed to drugs before birth has in increased risk of dying of SIDS also known as “crib death”. Behavioral Problems: Parental substance abuse can be destructive to a family and the relationship that exists within the unit.
They will also lack people to confide in or go to for advice Child neglect, often overlooked, is the most common form of child maltreatment. This has a major impact on a child’s development. Most perpetrators of child neglect are the parents themselves. The physical, emotional and cognitive developmental impacts from child neglect in any childhood can be detrimental as the effects from neglect can carry on into adulthood. By the time a child reaches the age of six if he / she has experienced neglect his/her chances of having overall poor physical health increases .Infants can develop poor physical health if neglect starts even before the child I born.
There seems to be a direct link between cot death and parents smoking. These babies are ill more frequently. Babies born to women who smoked 15 cigarettes or more a day during pregnancy are taken into hospital twice as often during the first eight months of life. They could also get painful diseases such as inflammation of the middle ear and asthmatic bronchitis more frequently in early childhood. Another disturbing factor would be that these babies are more likely to become smokers themselves in later years.
What makes one patients life more valuable than another and more importantly the infant with anencephaly has a moral right to life. Some argue that if the infant was already predisposed to death and if the organs were obtained and given to a recipient it could offer meaning for the anencephalic infant’s family as well as ensure the life of a infant in need of these vital organs (Berger, 2005). In fact there have been controversial situations where families have wanted to volunteer to have their baby’s organs given to infants in need of liver, heart, kidneys, and lungs in order to survive. There are ethical principles that require the infant to be
It is caused by the sudden fall in hormone levels (particularly of estrogen and progesterone) that occurs after a baby is born (WEBMED). The syndrome can lead a mother to experience postpartum depression, and most extreme postpartum psychosis. Women who experience postpartum blues may never experience the associated depression or psychosis. Postpartum blues can occur to certain women that have had depression before. Postpartum blue symptoms include feeling of isolated and inadequate and concerns for the responsibility that they are going to have.
Children under the age of eight are also not able to receive antibiotics because the medicine is too strong for them as well. If you are already pregnant when bitten by a tick, there are three possible negative outcomes that could result. First, the baby could be born with the disease. Secondly, the mother could have a miscarriage because of the infection. Finally, the mother could carry to term, only to deliver a stillborn
As mothers, especially for the first time, our life are turned completely upside down. It can cause us to go through extreme crisis change. If is not treated the proper way, it can cause major problem on how our baby can develop cognitively and emotionally. Research has shown that mothers who suffer from postpartum are less sensitive to their babies than mothers who do not which can cause the infant to pretty much give up on the world and feel that it is a very
Some think that as soon as a woman finds out she will be a mother, that she should have no problem quitting drinking. It’s just as hard for them to quit, as it is for someone who is not pregnant. For most mothers admitting to this can be a humiliating experience. Currently, physicians rely heavily on history-taking to screen for women at high risk of alcohol consumption during pregnancies (Cook). However, these screenings are not enough since patients are reluctant to admit the amount of alcohol they consume and physicians are reluctant to talk about it with patients (Burd).