Final Exam Terminology

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Department
Women and Gender Studies
Course Code
WGS250H5
Professor
Krista Johnston

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WGS250 EXAM REVIEW JUNE 2011 PRAVEEN SRIRANGAN MEDICALIZED BIRTH - with a lot of unnecessary risky interventions and very expensive medical care, and in the other case you get the medicalization of with unnecessary risky interventions and very expensive baby-sitting. MIDWIFERY - is a health care profession in which providers offer care to childbearing women during pregnancy, labour and birth, and during the postpartum period. They also care for the newborn and assist the mother with breastfeeding. TRANSGENDERED - Describing a person of one sex who considers himself or herself to really belong to the opposite sex, or who wishes to be surgically converted to the opposite sex, or has been so converted FTM transsexual man MTF transsexual woman MATERNAL HEALTH - refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encompasses theealth care dimensions of family planning, preconception, prenatal, and post natal care in order to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality GENDER NON-CONFORMING-Gender non-conforming refers to people who do not adhere to societys rules about dress and activities for people that are based on their sex. A gender non-conforming person may choose to present as neither clearly male, nor clearly female, but rather as a gender-free individual. MATERNAL HEALTH-refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. It encompasses the care dimensions of family planning , preconception, prenatal, and postnatal care in order to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality HETERONORMATIVITY - is any of a set of lifestyle norms that hold that people fall into distinct and complementary genders (man and woman) with natural roles in life. It also holds that heterosexuality is the normal sexual orientation, and states that sexual and marital relations are most (or only) fitting between a man and a woman. www.notesolution.com
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