Mary & Elmer’s fifth child
Mary & Elmer’s fifth child, Melvin, was born 6 weeks prematurely and is 1 month old. Sarah, age 13, Martin, age 12, and Wayne, age 8, attend the Amish elementary school located 1 mile from their home. Lucille, age 4, is staying with Mary’s sister and her family for a week because baby Melvin has been having respiratory problems, and their physician told the family he would need to be hospitalized if he does not get better within 2 days.
- Choose two or three areas of prenatal care that you would want to discuss with Mary, and then write brief notes about what you know and/or need to learn about Amish values to discuss perinatal care in a culturally congruent way.
- Discuss three Amish values, beliefs, or practices when preparing for prenatal education classes with Amish patients.
- Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in the current APA style, with support from at least 2 academic sources.