News tagged with motherhood
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A mother, mom, mum, momma, or mama is a woman who has raised a child, given birth to a child, and/or supplied the ovum that grew into a child. Because of the complexity and differences of a mother's social, cultural, and religious definitions and roles, it is challenging to specify a universally acceptable definition for the term. The male equivalent is a father.
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Working night shifts might increase the risk of developing ovarian cancer, indicates research published in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
In what doctors Tuesday said was a medical first, an Argentine woman with a transplanted heart gave birth to a baby girl following an in vitro fertilization.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study in animals shows that chronic stress during pregnancy prevents brain benefits of motherhood, a finding that researchers suggest could increase understanding of postpartum depression.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—When women give birth in their late thirties or in their forties, it is not necessarily the result of a lifestyle choice – putting off motherhood for career reasons or from a desire to "have it all". ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New mothers who read and write blogs may feel less alone than mothers who do not participate in a blogging community, according to family studies researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
What kind of mothers do feminists make? According to a new study by Miriam Liss and Mindy Erchull, from the University of Mary Washington in the US, feminist mothers endorse the importance of the time-intensive, hands-on ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many women do not fully appreciate the consequences of delaying motherhood, and expect that assisted reproductive technologies can reverse their aged ovarian function, Yale researchers reported in a study published in a recent ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 05, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- Pregnant women in Britain, where the government provides free health care, may soon be able to get a cesarean section on demand thanks to a rule change that critics describe as the health system caving ...
Health Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Motherhood is associated with the acquisition of a host of new behaviors that must be driven, at least in part, by alterations in brain function. Now, new research published by Cell Press in the October 20 issue of the journal ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Couples who are having trouble getting pregnant adjust how much information they share with friends and family, depending on whether it's the husband or the wife who feels stigmatized about their reproductive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |