Who Cares? Exploring Gender and Caregiving – Sex.gender.health fall1 2
As you engage with this week’s discussion and with one another, be sure to read what has already been posted and then add substantively to the discussion. Time goes quickly, so remember to post early in the week! The first question is based on what you have learned so far in this course so that you can post immediately without having completed all of this week’s readings.
The first set of questions in this discussion is opinion and experience-based, so you can begin immediately. For subsequent questions please meaningfully integrate your readings including the text, articles, and module notes.
Consider the following scenario: A man and a woman have one child with another one on the way. The husband has a higher paying job than his wife, but she places a high value on her career. They both agree that a parent should be at home for the first year of their newborn’s life.
In your opinion,
What are social norms and expectations for how you should manage the first year of your child’s life?
What are men expected to be responsible for versus women in this situation?
What are your own expectations in this regard? In other words, how would you divide the caregiving between parents based on sex?
Measles is in the news again for an ongoing flare-up. In the U.S. around 300 cases have been accounted for starting late. In any case, measles is an old infection. The principal rise of measles was around 500 AD. Along these lines, it has been around since early history, and keeps on influencing individuals, in spite of immunizations. The infection delivers a profoundly infectious illness, and that is one reason it has kept going so long in the lives of people. This article will depict the signs and indications, causes, conclusion, anticipation, and treatment of this exceptionally irresistible infection. Usually, kids are tainted with the infection. Despite the fact that it isn't typically lethal for grown-ups, it tends to be for youngsters. The signs and side effects of measles last around 10-14 days ensuing to being presented to the infection. The most well-known side effects are: fever, dry hack, runny nose, sore throat, kindled eyes, "minor white spots with pale blue white focuses on a red foundation found inside the mouth on the internal covering of the cheek — additionally called Koplik's spots" ("Measles"), and a skin rash with level blotches. The fever itself goes on for around four days to multi week. Regarding the reasons for measles, it is basic. As indicated by Children's Hospital, "Measles is brought about by morbillivirus, which is for the most part found in the winter and spring. It's spread starting with one kid then onto the next through direct contact with release from the nose and throat. In some cases, it is spread through airborne beads (from a hack or sniffle) from a tainted kid" ("Measles (Rubeola) Symptoms and Causes | Boston Children's Hospital"). The measles infection is a solitary stranded, negative-sense, wrapped RNA infection. It can satisfy two hours in airspace or surfaces ("Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases"). The beneficial thing about measles is that it tends to be analyzed rather effectively. It has trademark includes that recognize it from different illnesses brought about by infections. Expressed by Mayo Clinic, "Your PCP can as a rule analyze measles dependent on the infection's trademark rash just as a little, pale blue white spot on a splendid red foundation — Koplik's spot — within covering of the cheek. In any case, numerous specialists have never observed measles, and the rash can be mistaken for various different sicknesses. In the event that essential, a blood test can affirm whether the rash is really measles" (Measles"). Be that as it may, as told above, measles is more uncommon than different infections, so it is critical to step through the fitting examinations to decide the legitimacy of your primary care physician's cases. The awful news is that accepting the measles infection is difficult to maintain a strategic distance from because of its profoundly irresistible and infectious nature. There isn't much in the method for suggestions. As per Children's Hospital, "Since the utilization of the Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) antibody, the quantity of youngsters tainted with measles has dropped by 99 percent. Around 5 percent of measles are because of immunization disappointment. The immunization is normally given when your youngster is 12 to 15 months old, and afterward again when he is somewhere in the range of 4 and 6 years of age" ("Measles (Rubeola) Symptoms and Causes | Boston Children's Hospital"). Along these lines, getting immunized is our most solid option at warding off the infection and getting safe to it. In the event that you happen to get contaminated with measles, there are different approaches to treat it. In any case, there is no drug that legitimately treats measles. All things considered, these are the different medicines: "acetaminophen to soothe fever and muscle longs, rest to help support your invulnerable framework, a lot of liquids (six to eight glasses of water a day), humidifier to facilitate a hack and sore throat, [and] nutrient An enhancements" ("Measles: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments"). It is ideal to consolidate every one of these medicines for the best impact. Measles is an antiquated infection that has adjusted and transformed since the beginning. Right now, it is making a rebound. In any case, getting immunized is the surest method for abstaining from getting contaminated by this infectious infection. When you notice any signs or side effects of measles—fever, dry hack, runny nose, sore throat, aroused eyes, Koplik's spots, and a skin rash with level blotches—at that point head to your primary care physician for a finding and proposals for treatment. Works Cited "Measles." Mayo Clinic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 7 Sept. 2018, www.mayoclinic.org/infections conditions/measles/manifestations causes/syc-20374857. "Measles (Rubeola) Symptoms and Causes | Boston Children's Hospital." Boston Childrens Hospital, www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-medicines/conditions/m/measles-rubeola/side effects and-causes. "The study of disease transmission and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 24 July 2015, www.cdc.gov/immunizations/bars/pinkbook/meas.html.>GET ANSWER