Describe the events leading up to the delivery. Where did the delivery take place and who was present? Were any specific techniques or medications used?

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Describe the events leading up to the delivery. Where did the delivery take place and who was present? Were any specific techniques or medications used?

Describe the events leading up to the delivery. Where did the delivery take place and who was present? Were any specific techniques or medications used?

 

STEP 1: You may (a) consult with your parents about your own birth OR (b) interview a new parent about their birth experience.

Discuss the following in this writing assignment:

Describe the events leading up to the delivery. Where did the delivery take place and who was present? Were any specific techniques or medications used?

What were the first weeks at home like? Were there any difficulties problems or adjustments? Describe a typical day at home during the first weeks after the baby was born.

If possible write about the first year of life for the baby. Were they breastfed or bottle-fed and when were they introduced to solid food? How old were they when they: rolled over sat up crawled cruised walked along?

What were some of the baby’s favorite toys first words and favorite books? What games or activities did they like to play?
Was there more than one language spoken at home?

How would you describe the child’s temperament? Were they an easy child a difficult child or a slow-to-warm-up child? If there are siblings how different or similar are the individual temperaments?

STEP 2: Submit your reflection essay (between 400-600 words).