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Role of midwife

Historically lay women who helped with child birth. Usually helped poor women

Now are an advanced practice

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Role of physicians

Mostly male, for the wealthy. 1800s began to help with child birth

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21st century childbirth changes

LDRP's- labor, delivery, recover all in same room; rarely separate
Shorter hospital stay- 2 days vaginal, 4 days section

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Definition of family

2 or more people who share emotional involvement and live in close geographical proximity

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Nuclear family

Most common. Parents and kids live in same house

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Extended family

Nuclear family and others related by blood- grandparents, aunts, uncles. Shares child rearing responsibility

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Single parent family

Created by loss of spouse, divorce, death or choice

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Binuclear family

Family after divorce where child is a member of both house holds

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Reconstituted family

Family remarried after divorce, may include step parents or siblings

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Family functions/ jobs of the family

Affection, socialization, reproduction, economic, healthcare/safety

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How families see their role is determined by

Culture, religion, social economic status, developmental state

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Cultural competence

Ability to think, feel, and act in ways that acknowledge, respect, and linguistic diversity