The rate of pregnancy-associated cancer is increasing and is only partially explained by the rise in older mothers suggests new research published today (5 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gy ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An overwhelming majority of New Yorkers oppose Mayor Michael Bloomberg's unprecedented proposal for banning super-sized sweet drinks and his support for breastfeeding, a poll found Thursday.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
First-time mothers who pay attention to their emotional and physical changes during their pregnancy may feel better and have healthier newborns than new mothers who don't, according to research to be presented at American ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Breast-feeding mothers sometimes worry that exercise may affect their breast milk -- and ultimately their baby's growth. Now, researchers who re-evaluated the few published research studies ...
Pediatrics Jun 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Non-breastfed babies born to HIV-positive mothers who didn't receive antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy are routinely given zidovudine, commonly known as AZT, shortly after birth to prevent mother-to-child transmission ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
(Edmonton) Teen mothers are far more likely to suffer abuse and postpartum depression than older moms, according to a study of Canadian women's maternity experiences by a University of Alberta researcher.
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Better care has cut the number of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth by nearly half in the past two decades, but there is still a death every two minutes, according to UN figures released Wednesday.
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Pediatricians and other breastfeeding advocates often encourage new mothers to breastfeed their babies for at least the first six months of their infants' lives based on the purported health benefits to both mothers and children. ...
Health Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
The benefits of breast milk are well known, but why breastfeeding protects against various forms of cancer remains a mystery. A new study in the Journal of Human Lactation found high levels of cancer-fighting TNF-related apopto ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new on-line tool and DVD developed by University experts to help midwives identify and treat new mothers at risk of severe mental illness has been officially launched by the Chief Nursing Officer for Wales ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Advising women to breastfeed exclusively for six months may be "unhelpful" and far too idealistic, suggests a qualitative study of new mothers, their partners, and close relatives, published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Sussex have identified the top five internet sites offering support for women struggling with postnatal mental illness such as depression or anxiety.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- New mothers in Rhode Island will no longer leave the hospital with a free goody bag of infant formula.
Health Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- While the benefits of breastfeeding for the baby are well established and some studies have shown that mothers who breastfeed have lower risks of diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease, ...
Health Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |