2nd-seeks acceptance of fetus and role as a mother
3rd-prepares for birth
involves observing and copying the behaviors of other women who are prego or already moms in an attempt to discover what the role is like
searches for opportunities to hold or care for infants in the presence of another person. Looking to receive validation from an observer especially her partner or mom
mental images of how the infant will look and what characteristics he or she will have, can be fearful about the bad things that can happen
internalized view of a "good" mothers behavior, this process implies that the women has explored the role of mother long enough to develop a sense of herself in the role and to be able to select behaviors that reaffirm her sense of herself fulfilling the role
Looking for a role fit
sense of sadness that she will never again be a care free woman without a child
What is a Pudendal block used for?
cutting the perineum to prepare for forceps
What is the side effect of a subarachnoid epidural injection?
rapid intense motor and sensory block....loss of sensation