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Education program reduces incidents of shaken baby syndrome
... short video. Nurses were to specifically seek out fathers
or father-figures who are more often involved in shaken baby syndrome cases. The parents were then asked to sign commitment statements, which also gathered demographic and other information about the responders. The regional incidence of abusive he...
Institute of Medicine news: Review of HIVNET 012 study
...fter they gave free and informed consent; and that fathers
were involved in the consent process when they were reasonably available. Blood tests that detected the presence of nevirapine in mothers and infants and other data showed that trial participants received the right drug and there was a high level of ...
Tough child support laws deter single men from becoming dads
...ty in South Korea theorized that forcing unmarried fathers
to support their children financially might deter them from letting a pregnancy occur, or else motivate them to marry the mother if it did. To test the theory, the researchers analyzed how well states do at identifying their unmarried dads and getti...
Postnatal depression in fathers may affect children's behavioural development
Children, whose fathers
have had postnatal depression, have an increased r...ssion is common and frequently affects mothers and fathers
of young children. Postnatal depression in mothers affects the quality of maternal care, and can lea...
Low birth weight of a baby entails risks for the baby's father
...risk of dying of cardiovascular diseases. Even the fathers
are at greater risk. These findings are published in a new report by Karolinska Institutet. The report shows that genetic factors affect both birth weight and the risk of cardiovascular diseases. It is already known that poor foetal growth is associ...
Conference: A long and healthy life: The contribution of medical research to AU community health
... 1. The 64,000 Australian smokers who will become fathers
this year are exposing their children to vastly in...cancers in children. Compared with children whose fathers
had never smoked cigarettes, children whose fathers
smoked more than five pack-years prior to their ...
Unrelated adults in the home associated with child-abuse deaths
...gle mothers as well as preparing males -- biologic fathers
as well as other male caregivers -- to help with child care. Education about shaken baby syndrome, they said, should be offered to both male and female caregivers. Of all 50 states, according to the National Women's Law Center, Missouri ranks last in...
New prenatal resource center at North General Hospital to open with March of Dimes support
...of the March of Dimes Also present: 22 mothers and fathers
of premature babies from across the nation...
St. Mary's Hospital for Children joins March of Dimes to highlight risk of premature birth
... A patient family from St. Mary's. 22 mothers and fathers
of premature babies from across the nation will be present...
March of Dimes celebrates Prematurity Awareness Month
...airman and former Secretary of HHS 22 mothers and fathers
of premature babies from across the nation 10:30-11:30 a.m. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street Brooklyn Speakers to include: Borough President Marty Markowitz; Deputy President Yvonne Graham; March of Dimes National Ambassador Family; D...
Parents of children with cancer suffer post-traumatic stress symptoms, both immediate and lingering
...posttraumatic stress (PTS) symptoms in mothers and fathers
of children with cancer. One, in the Oct. 20 issue...PTS. "We hope these findings will help mothers and fathers
to understand it's normal to have stress symptoms in reaction to their children's cancer," said psyc...
Potential treatment for intracerebral hemorrhage under study
...sease of those 60 and older. These are mothers and fathers
with children they are raising and they have this life-altering or lethal condition just come out of the blue. "What we think happens, in the setting of long-standing untreated hypertension, is very small penetrating vessels in the deep parts of the ...
Parental conflict produces more than fleeting distress for children
...ts between their parents. First, their mothers and fathers
participated alone in an exercise in which they attempted to manage and resolve a common point of disagreement. The researchers rated the parents' level of hostility or indifference to capture the characteristic ways that parents managed their confli...
Gender practices inhibit men from being better dads
...th young children and finds that the most involved fathers
live outside traditional gendered roles. Responsive fathers
shucked the old model of fatherhood in which the man is the breadwinner and more valued than his chi...
Parents of children with rare diseases benefit from intensive support programmes
...en. The sample was made up of 136 mothers and 108 fathers
caring for 142 children with a rare illness, which...d by the 24 per cent of mothers and 87 per cent of fathers
who worked full time. "Both mothers and fathers
felt that the programme helped them to improve thei...
Children more at risk of attempting suicide if father is in both unskilled and stressful job
...ldhood and young adulthood than female children of fathers
in jobs with more control. The sons of fathers
working in jobs with low psychological demand may be at particular risk for completed suicides. Th...
Perfectionist fathers can reinforce tendencies
can reinforce disordered eating among college-age young people already preoccupied over their physical looks and subject to the demanding expectations of peers and media, according to a Penn State study. A survey of 424 college students revealed tha...
Maternal difficulties may increase risk of behavior problems in children
...998 and 2000 in 18 large U.S. cities. Mothers and fathers
each answered survey questions shortly after their child was born and also completed a follow-up survey about their well-being one year later. Mothers' health conditions were split into three categories: mental health, substance abuse and domestic ...
Fussy babies and postpartum depression linked, study finds
...ical history, clinic staffers help new mothers and fathers
console their babies, pinpoint the cause of the crying, and take care of their own needs. A 2005 Brown Medical School study of 93 mothers seen at the Colic Clinic showed that 45 percent reported moderate to severe depressive symptoms. Barry Lester, h...
Mothers use evasive action to protect sick children from smoking fathers
...e of the mothers smoked, but all of the children's fathers
did. The study, by the Department of Nursing Studies and the School of Public Health, found that although most of the mothers realised the importance of protecting their child's health, family tensions and the need to maintain marital harmony often ...