Team G.O.A.L – Executive Summary

The Austin Pregnancy Resource Center has a 75% returning rate of mothers with repeated unplanned pregnancies. The APRC worries the high return rate indicates that the majority of their clients are relying on the APRC as a crutch instead of providing for their families independently. Thus, the mentorship program came to exist. The goal of... Continue Reading →

What to Expect? -Melanie A.

In the book of "Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth from the garden of Eden to the Sperm Bank", author Randi Hutter Espstein did not discuss the process of pregnancy. So, what is the process of pregnancy (meaning towards the fetal development)? The women ( birth-giver) carries her baby around 40 weeks (there can... Continue Reading →

Allow Elective C-Sections?

There are many risks that come along with having a c-section. The mother and the baby can later experience many problems throughout their life. Many statistics show that 1 in 3 women have a caesarean section. According to Dr.Thomas Weiser (assistant doctor at Stanford University School of Medicine) there has been a huge increase that... Continue Reading →

Intro -Melanie Arce

Hi, my name is Melanie Arce. I am currently a 10th grader at the Ann Richards School. I choose bio-med as my pathway because I love the whole idea of studying the human body systems, diseases/illness, and much more. I think I want to be a forensic scientist when I grow up because I love/admire... Continue Reading →

Different Options?- Melanie A.

As I read Get me Out: A History of Childbirth from the Garden of Eden to Sperm Bank by Randi Hutter Epstein, the author mentioned about free birthers. I decided I  was going to investigate the difference between a caesarean section, hospital assistance , and free birthers. What is the procedure of a caesarean section? Usually caesarean... Continue Reading →

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