Is contraception allowed and who is involved in the decision making regarding birth control choices?

Purpose: To recognize that individual culture does impact womans health care, communication,

nutrition, and family influences that shape the families you are caring for.

Concept: Cultural Diversity

Objective: Write a paper regarding a culture and its impact on families, contraception, conception and

birth.

Instructions: Create a cultural diversity paper.

1. This project is to a be written paper 5 pages in length APA format. These 5 pages include a

cover page and a reference page.

2. Refer to Purnells’ Cultural Competency as a guide to assessing the patient in the identified

culture from your Health Assessment course.

3. Is education valued, are boy children preferred over gril children? How do they view families?

Is contraception allowed and who is involved in the decision making regarding birth control

choices?

4. In an unintended pregnancy is adoption allowed? Is assisted reproductive technology accepted?

What about donor sperm or surrogacy?

5. Who attends childbirth? Where do women have babies? What are the special practices

employed to support the new mom and baby? Who in the family system makes decisions

regarding the woman’s health?

6. What implications does culture present to the issues of womens’ health care?