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1

Whats the capital city of Lebanon

Beirut

2

Does Beirut offer good maternity care

Yes

3

Are pregnant Lebanese Muslim women required to fast during Ramadan

No, they are exempt and typically sustain a healthy nutritional diet

4

Labour and Birth in Lebanon

Why would a women's support person be reciting verses of the Qur'an

its done during labour to help ease the woman's discomfort

5

Antenatal care in Lebanon

Antenatal care is usually provided by...

an obstetrician in a surgery. Women typically see their care provider once or twice during pregnancy unless there's complications

Midwifery care antenatally is rare

6

What are the practices done with the birth of the baby in Lebanese culture

Shortly following the birth, the father is required to:
- Addin (call to prayer) softly in the baby’s ear.
- Preferably before the first feed, a small piece of softened date be rubbed on the newborns palate

7

What are the practices done postnatally in Lebanese culture

- remain indoors 40days
- woman cared for mother, sister, mother in law
- abstain from sex for 40days
- naming infant
- shaving hair 7days post birth
- male circumcision

8

Define: female genital mutilation

FGM comprises all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the female external genitalia and/or injury to the female genital organs for cultural or any othernon-therapeutic reasons

9

When was the term FGM adopted

1990
1991- WHO recommended United Nations adopt this term

10

What are the Global estimates of FGM

- 100-140 million women and girls worldwide undergone the procedure
- 6,000 girls every day
- One girl every 5 mins

11

What country has the highest number of females that have undergone FGM

1st-Egypt
2nd- Ethyopia
3rd- Nigeria

12

What are some of the reasons behind FGM

Tradition
Religion
Social cohesion
Economics
Psychosexual
Aesthetics and hygiene

13

What laws protect against FGM in Australia

Crimes (Female Genital Mutilation) Act1995 No 58 Section 45.

14

What is birthing on country (Aboriginal)

Is the sacred practice of Aboriginal women giving birth directly on the land in their community, not in hospitals, supported by their kin.

15

Why is birthing on country important?

it's a sacred and ho;y experience for Aboriginal women

16

What is Kinship

Kinship defines their social and familial network, as well as defines their roles and responsibilities within this community.

17

How do you think Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women with high risk pregnancies could be better supported?

- By providing more access to special clinics for high-risk women within the communities,
- not shipping them out to another hospital away from their community and family members.
- Employ aboriginal women/elders as midwives/ midwifery aids to facilitate culturally safe births

18

What are common Lebanese Muslim customs and traditions related to birth and the post-partum period?

BIRTH
- Children are born pure
- Call to prayer is performed immediately after birth by whispering in baby’s right ear by the father
- Shaving the infants head and rubbing saffron into baby’s forehead. Hair is weighed and its value in $ is donated. Was also done for cleanliness
- Circumcision is an act of cleanliness and is also symbolic of Abraham’s lasting covenant (to god). For modern day is cleanliness
- Rubbing a date inside the babies mouth

POSTPARTUM
- Naming children- typically linked to god’s servant’s attributes
- Community would be invited to a ceremony, recite the quran

19

Define: Grief

the emotional process that occurs for the loss of a loved one

20

Define: Bereavement

the loss of something or someone special

21

Define: Mourning

the expression of grief in one's culture

22

What are Kunler-Ross's 5 stages of Grief

1. Denial
2. Anger
3. Bargaining
4. Depression
5. Acceptance

23

What are the cultural implications for grief in nursing and midwifery

- demonstrating cultural sensitivity
- seeking support service for the grieving family to assist with funeral arrangements, customs and traditions
- Accommodating family requests when there has been a death

24

Maintaining an element of "what" was important to some women, particularly during labour and when female staff were not available

privacy

25

A large number of women reported cultural preferences and needs related to burial of their...

placenta

26

Traditional Aboriginal midwives do what to guide the baby during labour.

Sing the baby through the birth canal

27

True or False

There is no correct way or time to grieve

True

28

True or False

There is no distinct difference between grief, bereavement and mourning

False

29

True or False

The grief process does not begin until after the death of a loved one

False

30

Parents of a deceased neonate may request to what..

cuddle their baby for an extended length of time