Tag: "moms" at medical news
PITT, OHSU: When early life stress occurs determines its impact later
...apy. The timing of the introduction of these super moms
was varied because the scientists wanted to determine the optimal timing for initiation of therapies to counteract the impacts of the early-life stress. After being paired with the super moms, we then observed the baby monkeys throughout their first ...
Why youngsters try to do impossible things
...such dramatic mistakes about scale. Not to worry, moms
and dads. The study of 18- to 30-month-old children, published in the May 14 journal Science, found these kinds of errors -- scale errors -- to be common in this age group. Videotapes show many participants in the research seriously trying to slide d...
Depressed moms want pediatricians to hear them
... can be part of the solution for getting depressed moms
thetreatment they need," Dr. Heneghan says. "The w...ry simple things that pediatricians can do to help moms
who are struggling." The women in the study were all aware that their emotional well-being affected...
Postpartum weight loss classes work
ST. LOUIS -- New moms
who want to lose weight succeed when they particip...d walk 30 minutes a day." The study attracted 40 moms
whose babies were between 6 weeks and 6 months old, had gained more than 33 pounds during pregnancy,...
Study shows flavored milk gives kids more calcium but not fat & calories
...rts who don't drink flavored milk. And "while many moms
may be concerned that flavored milk will add to th...author. "By encouraging flavored milk consumption, moms
can help reverse the trend toward soft drink and fruit drink consumption, which are crowding out mor...
Despite resources, at-risk infants in US fare no better, researchers find
...ou think of a newborn as the combined success of a moms
health, her pregnancy, the delivery and then the baby itself, it appears that the other countries offer more services prior to delivery. We should think about the spectrum of care, from a teenager not desiring pregnancy all the way to a pregnant mot...
Waiting to have a baby
...in life is apparently a no-win strategy. "We older moms
are going extinct," says Bobbi Low, a behavioral ecologist who has just been appointed to direct the Evolution and Human Adaptation Program at the U-M Institute for Social Research (ISR). With U-M collaborators Carl Simon and Kermyt Anderson, Low ha...
Contraceptive needs of new mothers are unique and unmet
..., intrauterine contraceptives are ideal for a busy moms
lifestyle, said Robert A. Hatcher M.D., professor ... pregnancy should not use Mirena. Otherwise, most moms
are typically good candidates for Mirena. Side effects are uncommon and may include a cyst on the o...
Number of teens --primarily boys -- having sex declined in '90s
.... "We are delighted that there are fewer teen-age moms
and dads and that the rates of abortions and STDs are dropping." However, she said most Americans are still in massive denial when it comes to conceding there is teen sexuality and being able to talk about it. "I think we are grossed out at the i...
Mothers attitudes toward childrens eating linked to childrens obesity
...e Keck School of Medicine of USC and colleagues. A moms
concern about her childs weight and her pressure on the child to eat are directly related to the childs total fat mass, according to research published in the March issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study is the first to show ...
'Revolutionary' treatment for birth defect improves survival of newborns
...atichernia patients," Kays said. " I've heard many moms
whose sick kids ended upbeing born and treated successfully here (at Shands) say that their obstetricianhad told them their unborn baby was going to die. "Our data is so painstakingly researched and reported, that after people read itthey have no cho...
Postpartum Help Needed To Keep Recent Mothers From Resuming Smoking Habit
...ongoing supportive counseling is needed tokeep new moms
off cigarettes because when the trial run of counseling ended,many of the women in the test program started smoking again. "This is the first trial designed specifically to prevent smokingrelapse in postpartum and to test different approache...
Maternal Exposure To Crack Cocaine Produces Stressed Newborns
...lable, it's possibleto intervene with drug-abusing moms
early in their pregnancies to try andproduce optimal newborns." However, Lester said that the newborns of most crack-using mothers arelikely reared in environments of poverty, violence and poor parenting. Babiesthat twitch, cry or act fussy can furth...