Student Nurse Laura

Orem – "creative effort of one human being to help another human being."

Risks Factors of Childbearing Years

Posted by Laura on March 5, 2010

Adolescence > 16

Stress, Gynecologic problems associated with: menses, vaginitis, STI, contraception

Adolescence < 16

Added Stress above normal, financial insecurity, inadequate knowledge on parenting, growth and development of newborn

Young Adulthood > 20

Stress related to juggling home, family and career. vaginitis, UTI,menstrual variations, obesity, sexual & relationship issues

Middle Adulthood > 35

Chronic or debilitating conditions ↑ in severity, genetic anomalies – such as Down syndrome

Late Reproductive Ages

Depression from possible divorce or empty nest syndrome, perimenopause, ovarian or breast cancer possibility

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