Pregnancy Papers

  • Women As Equal

    1471 words, 6 pages

    Although centuries have passed since the Victorian Era, women are still seen as lesser than men despite the fact that both genders essentially perform the same functions. In Emily Martin’s “The Egg and the Sperm: How Science has Constructed a Romance Based on Stereotypical Male-Female Roles,” she delves into this inequality and its impact on the female condition. On a biological scale, this article argues that women perform the same function as men but are treated as subordinate. This argument can be seen in a more physical sense in ways that women are deemed lesser than men in every sense, ec

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    Abortion

    680 words, 3 pages

    Paper: Argumentation / Persuasion Abortion The thought of killing a human being, to most people, is bone chilling and can stand the hair on the back of your neck on end. Taking some ones life is the end all, and even in the most justifiable circumstances, anyone would buckle and not go through with it. Abortion, on the other hand, is a justifiable murder do to the fact that if you don’t think you can take care of a child, why even go through the psychological changes to change your mind. Abortion is an operation to end a pregnancy by removing an embryo or fetus from the womb. There

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    Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

    522 words, 3 pages

    Social Issue: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome p.427 The third most common cause of mental retardation in babies born in most of North America (Canada and the United States) is fetal alcohol syndrome. This illness is a result of alcohol and other harmful substances moving across the placenta. The crossing of the placenta results in the blood of the fetus being polluted by the alcohol. The placenta, unfortunately, is a selective membrane preventing only the mother’s blood from entering the blood of the fetus and not the harmful or potentially dangerous materials. This paper will contemplate whether pr

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    Demographic Of Abortion

    2918 words, 12 pages

    The Demographics of Abortion Why do Women Choose to have an abortion? Introduction Every since the legislation was passed on Roe v. Wade that allowed women to have abortions there has been a great debate on the topic of abortion from the problems of having an abortion to the likely benefits of abortion. Legal induced abortion was defined as a procedure, performed by a licensed physician or someone acting under the supervision of a licensed physician, which was intended to terminate a suspected or known intrauterine pregnancy and to produce a nonviable fetus at any gestational ag

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    Abortion: It's Your Choice

    1052 words, 5 pages

    Abortion: It’s Your Choice Abortion is a controversial topic around the world. There are two groups when talked about when discussing this topic: pro-life and pro-choice. People believing in pro-life want to make abortion illegal. They believe it is not only wrong, but is cruel to kill an unborn child. It also can be harmful to the mother. Dorothy Shaw, president-elect of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) is quoted in the article “Unsafe Abortions Kill Thousands of Women, Experts Say” by Kuala Lumpar calming “Unsafe abortion is a serious public health probl

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    Is Abortion Immoral?

    4378 words, 18 pages

    Is Abortion Immoral? Question 1: Imagine two philosophers sitting on a bench at the county morgue. They are looking at the bodies being brought in and three in particular interest them. One is a woman who was six months pregnant due to rape and died from the pregnancy complication. She wanted to have an abortion but it (abortion) was illegal under all circumstances in her state. One is the body of a woman who died after attempting to give herself an abortion with a coat hanger. She was a poor woman who lives in the slums; she had no money to take care of the child and no way to feed h

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    Child And Birth Methods

    680 words, 3 pages

    Childbirth Methods: "Natural" vs. Epidural Birth [pic][pic][pic] [pic] For centuries, women have given birth. Like other mammals, the process is natural or innate. Generally, the baby develops inside the mother, goes through a series of twists and turns and exits the birth canal into a brave new world. Sometimes the process deviates from expected events: The baby doesn't develop properly, the twists and turns are confused or the birth canal is too narrow for the baby's passage. Over the years, doctors intervened during times like these to assist in difficult births. Assistance led to cau

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    Genetic Engineering

    1534 words, 7 pages

    Human Genetic Engineering: The Future of Mankind Human genetic engineering has been a controversial topic with religious leaders since before they even knew what it was. Right off the bat the majority of people are skeptical about this touchy topic just because of the way it sounds, and of course once they hear what it’s all about, they either become even more hesitant to accept it, or reject the idea of it entirely. Some think that the process of human genetic engineering is a bad thing because technically it takes life. The argument is that even though life is being created through fertil

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    Placenta Previae

    1651 words, 7 pages

    Introduction Background Placenta previa involves implantation of the placenta over the internal cervical os. Variants include complete implantation over the os (complete placenta previa), a placental edge partially covering the os (partial placenta previa) or the placenta approaching the border of the os (marginal placenta previa). A low-lying placenta implants in the caudad one half to one third of the uterus or within 2-3 cm from the os. See Medscape's Pregnancy Resource Center. Pathophysiology Placental implantation is initiated by the embryo (embryonic plate) adhering in the lower (

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