Health

Anxious pregnant mothers more likely to have smaller babies

A new study published in the journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology reveals that anxiety in pregnant women impacts their babies' size and gestational age. Specifically, women with more severe and chronic anxiety during ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Military spouses face higher perinatal depression risk

Women whose partners are away on military deployment are at greater risk of developing mental illness during the perinatal period, according to a review paper published in the Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Maternal suicide in pre-and postnatal periods in Ontario

One of every 19 deaths in pregnant and new mothers in Ontario is due to suicide, highlighting the need for stronger mental health supports during and after pregnancy, according to a new study published in Canadian Medical ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New research examines suicide in new and expectant mothers

A new King's College London study examines suicide deaths within and outside the period surrounding childbirth, specifically in women who had been in recent contact with mental health services.

Oncology & Cancer

Guidelines developed for perinatal hematologic cancers

(HealthDay)—Consensus guidelines have been developed for clinical management of hematologic malignancies during the perinatal period, according to a special article published online Nov. 30 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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