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  • Lamaze Birthing Techniques (Dr. Fernand Lamaze)
    • Goal is to learn how to deal positively with pain and to relax at the onset of a contraction.
    • Low income and minority groups are less likely to take advantage of these methods.
  • Family Birthing Center http://www.stlukeshospital.com/pg_progserv/ps_birthing.htm
  • Medication delivery
    • 1/3 of woman receive an epidural anesthesia– produces numbness from waist down.
    • Newer: Walking epidural or D ual spinal-epidural – smaller needles deliver continuous anesthetic; can move about more freely during labor.
  • Effects of Pain Medications on Baby
      • depresses oxygen flow
      • slows labor
      • fetus becomes less responsive
      • fetus may have slower motor control fetus (may be slower to sit and stand during first year)
      • initial interaction between mother and fetus may be affected
    **Not all studies suggest harmful effects for fetus!**
  • Longer is Better… Some medical insurance companies are pushing for moms to only be allowed to stay for 24 hours. Do you think this reduction is justified?
    • Trained health care workers use the
    • APGAR Scale
    • a ppearance (color)
    • p ulse (heart rate)
    • g rimace (reflex irritability)
    • a ctivity (muscle tone)
    • r espiration (respiratory effort)
  • The APGAR Scale
  • Postpartum blues: symptoms appear 2 to 3 days after delivery and subside within 1 to 2 weeks No symptoms Postpartum depression: symptoms linger for weeks or months and interfere with daily functioning Percentage of U.S. Women Who Experience Postpartum Blues and Postpartum Depression Affects ~10 percent of mothers. Can cause emotional problems for infants. One in 500 cases include break with reality, like Andrea Yates. 10% 70% 20%