Healthcare for Homeless and Low Income Pregnant Women
February 4th, 2014
H. Lane Baggett, Ph.D.
Special health care needs of homeless pregnant women. (1995, December). Advances in Nursing Science, 18(2), 44-56.
This article explains in detail about homeless women through different stages of pregnancy. It provides a great insight about the issues that these individuals have and some of the reasons behind their homelessness ...view middle of the document...
This article also demonstrates the importance of adequate healthcare, and how healthcare providers should be aware individuals’ needs.
Hunter, L., & Yount, S. (2011). Oral health and oral health care practices among low-income pregnant women.Journal Of Midwifery & Women's Health, 56(2), 103-109. doi:10.1111/j.1542-2011.2011.00041.x
This article provided information about low income pregnant women that are in need of dental care. Most of these women had some knowledge about basic dental hygiene but did not see dental care on regular bases. This information was provided for better understanding and planning for the programs available to the public especially low income individuals in the future.
Wood, T., & Watts, K. (2005). Challenges of caring for homeless pregnant women -- 1. British Journal Of Midwifery, 13(3), 138-140.
This article talks about quality of care that homeless pregnant women receive, it also talks about the contributions of midwifes to the women throughout parts of pregnancy. Many of these services are provided to the individuals without the knowledge of their homelessness. The issues discussed in this article are related to the pregnant women of England, and the data that is provided may vary to those individuals in the United States.