A single mother of 3 children walked into Austin Pregnancy Resource Center (APRC) with nothing. Not even support. The death of her brother and the unpleasant relationship she had with her mother had her feeling hopeless. There are many cases like this where mothers don’t have the resources necessary to raise their children, so they... Continue Reading →
APRC Update -Prisila S.
Hello, welcome back to my blog, my name is Prisila. My group members are Claudia and Crystal. We are working with the Austin pregnancy Resource Center (APRC)with the reorganization of their resource closet. Today, I will be updating y’all on the progress of our DAP project. It gets quite difficult at times, but when we... Continue Reading →
What to Expect When You’re Expecting -Prisila S.
The are many wonderful things that come with pregnancy, such as excitement, and of course, the baby. It is a beautiful nine months for the mother and her child for them to create an unbreakable bond. But what else come with the pregnancy? Changes in Your Body There are a series of changes that... Continue Reading →
Sperm and Egg Donation -Prisila S.
For the last part of Get Me Out: A History of Childbirth, I read about sperm and egg (embryo) donation. Although this is not an innovation, it has been perfected over time. It also has many benefits. Sperm and egg donation have helped same-sex couples have children with their DNA. Instead of having to adopt,... Continue Reading →
Different Types of Childbirth -Prisila S.
There are many ways to give birth. There is natural childbirth, waterbirth, Caesarean section, and many more. Natural childbirth is when you naturally push out the baby. Water birth is when the baby. Is born into a pool of water. Cesarean section is when you get a small cut on the abdomen and the baby... Continue Reading →
Advances for Birth Givers -Prisila S.
Childbirth is something amazing and natural, but it is also very painful. When women are giving birth, they are given epidurals and pain killers to help ease the pain of contractions and everything else going on in the body. It was not always this way, though. In the past, women were punished for even asking... Continue Reading →
Intro to 1oth Grade Bio-Med (Prisila)
Hey! I'm Prisila and I'm 15 years old. At first, I was really debating whether I should take Bio-Med or not, but once I took the class, I realized it would be pretty fun. As a kid, I always wanted to be a doctor, although my mindset has changed, I'm still interested in learning about... Continue Reading →