Tag: "mothers" at medical news
Problem-solving training helps moms of kids with cancer
...rious illness have lower levels of well-being than mothers
in the general population, explains lead author Dr... problem-solving skills training, in helping these mothers
cope and alleviate their emotional distress. The research teams findings appear in the April issue o...
At 2 years, cocaine babies suffer cognitive development effects
...udy was unique because it had measures of both the mothers
self report of their drug use prenatally, as well ...studies, including stimulation levels in the home, mothers
vocabulary and mental health status and characteristics of foster caregivers. The team used newly st...
Parental smoking around time of conception linked to reduction in male births
...ed with increasing numbers of cigarettes smoked by mothers
and fathers. The sex ratio was 1.21 in the group in which neither mother nor father smoked, whereas the lowest sex ratio of 0.82 was seen in the group in which both mother and father smoked more than 20 cigarettes a day. The ratio of male births was ...
UCSF scientists may have found link to early childhood tooth decay
... the two-year-old was probably infected by her own mothers
mouth bacteria due to lack of dental health care i...d 1 percent were other relatives Median age of the mothers
was 27 years Median age of the fathers was 28 years 73 percent of parents had less than a high schoo...
Controlled crying reduces infant sleep problems
how to implement controlled crying techniques can ...ns Hospital in Melbourne, Australia identified 156 mothers
of infants aged 6-12 months with severe sleep problems. Mothers in the intervention group received a...
Contraceptive needs of new mothers are unique and unmet
...f Medicine demonstrate for the first time that new mothers
have unique contraceptive needs that are currently...rly half (43 percent) of the 502 new and expectant mothers
surveyed report that they currently use or are considering using a different method of birth control...
Researchers investigate needs of family members when a patient dies
...r for two hours while their father drove home. The mothers
body was then taken directly to the medical examiner. In addition to dealing with their mothers
death, the experience left the daughters, ages 11 and 13, with a fear of returning to the home where...
A caring mother is a childs best defence against drug culture
...role of families but especially the unique role of mothers
in regulating the behaviour of the great majority of young people. Dr McArdle and his colleagues analysed the answers to questionnaires filled in by 3,984 youngsters, aged 14-15, selected at random from cities in England, Eire, Italy, Germany and th...
No association between ageing gametes and birth defects
...the proportion of birth defects in infants born to mothers
who reported optimally timed conceptions (on the d... or one day before ovulation) than infants born to mothers
who reported non-optimally timed conceptions (2.7% compared with 2.5%, respectively). There was also...
No greater risk if physician delivers fewer babies
... found no association between adverse outcomes for mothers
or newborns and family physicians who make few deliveries. The finding is important the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada and the College of Family Physicians of Canada, which had both maintained that attending a minimum of 24 bi...
Dartmouth team finds uneven relationship between newborn intensive care and death rates
..., babies who would otherwise be cared for by their mothers
on obstetrical units are instead admitted to intensive care units and receive more diagnostic and therapeutic interventions. Does this occur? If so, is that good or not? These are important questions for future research." An intriguing phenomenon is ...
Hush little baby
...to-skin contact between premature babies and their mothers
can reduce the discomfort caused by painful proced...were just now trying to take those mechanisms that mothers
use intuitively with babies and move them into the intensive care setting." We may even learn somet...
'I think I can' helps shed pounds after giving birth
ITHACA, N.Y. -- Overweight mothers
who exercise daily a year after the birth of their...are, on average, 12 pounds lighter than overweight mothers
who rarely work out, reports a new study from Cornell University. What sets the exercisers apart fr...
Rush receives Magnet Award for excellence in nursing
...ub has provided support and education to encourage mothers
of premature infants to participate in the nutrition and feeding of their babies. Under the direction of Paula Meier, RN, DNSc, director of the Rush Neonatal Intensive Care Lactation Program, this program has become a national model. Mothers who del...
Cardiac differences in infants born to HIV-positive mothers may persist
The hearts of children whose mothers
are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus...ger than those of healthy children born to healthy mothers
and that may not pump as effectively. The authors found the abnormalities to be initially mild and ...
Girls with views of nature have better chance of success
...derstand the impact of the physical environment on mothers
and children. Mothers were asked to rate the amounts of nature (trees, plants or water) and human-made structures (buildings, streets or pavement) visible through their apartment windows. Boys and girls were given a series of widely recognized perfo...
Reproductive tourism: Italy faces 'womb drain' as ART becomes better in other European countries
...n in efficacy and would endanger the safety of the mothers
and babies. Once Italian women realise this they will go to other countries for ART a womb drain that would reverse the current direction in reproductive tourism." Dr Nygren and Dr Anders Nyboe Andersen, Head of the Fertility Clinic at the Rigshosp...
World's first study on surrogacy reveals high quality parenting and no problems
...nd Embryology heard on Monday 1 July. In fact, the mothers
of children born via a surrogacy arrangement show ...or do there seem to be problems when the surrogate mothers
hand over the babies to the mothers
who have commissioned the surrogacy. These are the main findings...
World-first study shows solo mothers choose donor insemination because they lack a partner
...ren born this way appear to be thriving, and their mothers
are coping just as well as the mothers
in two-parent DI families, Dr Clare Murray told the annual meeting of the European Society of Human ...
Women cured of childhood leukaemia should be advised to have children while they are young
...and it might be that they should consider becoming mothers
before pursuing a career," concluded Dr Larsen....
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