Tag: "mothers" at medical news
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
... medicaldebate over what happens to newborns whose mothers
smoke crack cocaine duringpregnancy. Its testing p...earchers from reporting their drug use. All of the mothers
received prenatalcare and all of the babies were normal birth weight. The study offers some encoura...
Premature Birth Sometimes Can Adversely Affect Infant's Ties To Mother
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- For mothers
of premature, very low birth-weight babiesthat began life in the sterile confines of a neonatal intensive care unit,the second year of motherhood may bring new stresses and a barely 50 percentchance that a secure bond will form with the children, res...
Childhood Sex Abuse Impacts Adult Relationships
...ess secure and responsive relationships with their mothers
or primary caregivers during childhood. "In other ...e, responsive relationship in childhood with their mothers
or other primary caregivers have some protection against the long-term negative effects that sexual ...
ACTG Protocol 185 Enrollment Halted
...ue with the standard AZT treatment and followup of mothers
and children, it was announced by the study's sponsors, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute; the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The trial allowed enrol...
Mother's Milk: Nutrition And Nurture For Infants -- And The Best Defense Against Disease
...physicians and other health care providers serving mothers
and infants will joinin observing the sixth annual...are, they say. In thegreat majority of situations, mothers
should be strongly encouraged by theircaregivers to breastfeed their infants and given the necessary...
Training Urged For Mothers Of Children With Cancer
...ging special training in problem-solving skillsfor mothers
who are raising children with cancer, to help reso...r healthy child'scoping." They studied 170 mothers
and healthy siblings of children with cancerfrom Houston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Rochester, and Salt ...
Women Say Overwhelming Yes To Ultrasound In New Study
...Recent studies in Europe, however, have shown that mothers
who received an ultrasound bonded better with their child during and after pregnancy and had less stress while they carried the child. "The study confirms that women want ultrasound for their normal, healthy, routine pregnancies," says Kazerooni...
Study Finds Aspirin Does Not Prevent High-Risk Cases Of Preeclampsia
...e of maternaldeath. About 5 percent of first-time mothers
and 1 to 2 percent of mothershaving subsequent pre...es not progress to eclampsia, the children born to mothers
withpreeclampsia may be small for their gestational age or may be born prematurely; this may, in tur...
Protecting Breast Feeding From Breast Milk Substitutes
...g are only part of the broader strategy to protect mothers
and that positive public opinion towards breast feeding may be even more crucial. He says that training midwives and doctors in lactation counselling (including guidance for HIV positive mothers); breast feeding advertisements; an extension of the b...
Baby Milk Manufacturers Are Breaking The Rules
...ly in 1981. The code was introduced to encourage mothers
to breast feed their babies, in an attempt to prev...on needless infant deaths each year and to protect mothers
from pressure to use substitute breast milk. Taylor's study is the first of its kind and covered ci...
Health Risk To "Cigarette Babies" Is Neglected, Duke Scientist Charges
...much largerpopulation of children than those whose mothers
are involved with crack cocaine. "Given that this is not a case where someone is simply damaging theirown bodies and is aware of it, but instead is damaging someone else's entirefuture, I fail to understand why there aren't articles, headline...
Ulcer Drug Linked To Birth Defects
...s not alwayscause miscarriage and children born to mothers
who have taken misoprostol aremore likely to have ... misoprostol use during thefirst trimester between mothers
of 96 Brazilian infants diagnosed with Mobiussyndrome and mothers
of 96 infants with neural tube def...
UNC-CH Researchers Learning Ways To Help Black Women Cope With HIV
...apathy and skin conditions. Registerednurses visit mothers
at home six times in three months and establish therapeuticrelationships in which they encourage patients to share their feelings andconcerns. About half the women receive in-home visits, while the others in acontrol group receive only...
Walking Or Bed Rest OK For First Stage Of Labor, UT Southwestern Research Shows
...r impaired active labor and was not harmful to the mothers
ortheir infants. Most of those who did walk indicated that they would do so againin a future labor. Since our results provide no objective evidence for oragainst walking during labor, it seems reasonable to let women elect eitheralternative." ...
Epilepsy Drugs Useful To Treat Alzheimer's, Studies Find
...s Porsteinsson. "People don'tput their husbands or mothers
in nursing homes because they areforgetful; they're put in a nursing home because they are adanger to themselves or others, or because they're unbearablyhostile or aggressive. This type of medicine alleviates thosesymptoms for many patients in a popu...
Parenting CD-ROM Helps Reduce Children's Behavioral Problems
... In a second study, researchers recruited 38 mothers
of middle schoolstudents in Athens County. Parents were randomly assigned to the ParentingWisely program or to a control group. Results from the Eyeberg inventory suggested that parents in the CD-ROMstudy were seeing an average of 13.8 speci...
'DES Daughters' Had Increased Rates of Cancer; An Animal Study Shows 'DES Granddaughters' May Too
...ncludingcancer of the uterus, in female mice whose mothers
were exposed to DES in utero-- while in the uterus. The subsequent generation of female mice reported today was not exposed to DES. While both generations had increased reproductive tract cancers,fertility was impaired only in the female mic...
Painful Births For Babies Could Lead To Violent Suicide In Adulthood
...rth than their siblings. They also found that the mothers
of these babies were, on average, given fewer painkillers. The authors conclude that obstetric procedures should be chosen to minimise pain and discomfort to the infant if an increased risk of suicide by violent means is to be avoided, but that the...
A New Era In Newborn Screening
The early hospital discharge of mothers
and babies under managed care hasthreatened doctor... bystandard tests. In recent years, however, most mothers
and infants have gonehome well before 72 hours, necessitating either collection of samples afterhosp...
Reassuring Findings About Infants Exposed To Zidovudine
...s and whoescaped acquiring HIV from their infected mothers
show no cancers or otheradverse health effects up ...treatment protocols. The 234 children wereborn to mothers
who participated in PACTG 076. This landmark NIH study showedthat AZT can reduce HIV transmission f...
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