New Breastfeeding Supplement Designed to Improve Milk Production for Nursing Mothers
... WA (Vocus) August 4, 2009 -- Are breastfeeding mothers
getting all the nutrients they need to ensure the ... when derived from their diet alone. Additionally, mothers
themselves are frequently concerned with the ... specialist. "In the past, babies (and mothers
and all humans) had significantly more sun ...
New Study Measures Benefits of More Involved Fathers
... to help children by focusing only on mothers
and ignoring fathers, according to a ... of Marriage and the Family, found that when mothers
and fathers enrolled together in 16-week sessions ...
Parenting stress decreased when fathers and mothers
participated in the groups together.
Hoag Hospital Certified as Baby-Friendly Facility
... as providing optimal level care to breastfeeding mothers
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July ... has continually scored low for the percentage of mothers
that breastfeed compared with other counties ... educational programs and lactation support for mothers
and their infants. Hoag's participation in the ...
Common household pesticides linked to childhood cancer cases in Washington area
... urine samples from children with ALL and their mothers
with healthy children and their moms. We found ... included 41 pairs of children with ALL and their mothers
(cases), and 41 pairs of healthy children and their mothers
(controls). For comparison purposes, the case ...
HIV Drugs Provide Breast-Fed Babies With Some Protection
... infants or putting their HIV-infected mothers
on highly active antiretroviral drugs ... university news release. "We may be able to spare mothers
in the developing world a horrible choice by ... problem in some poor countries where HIV-infected mothers
risk infecting their babies or having to use more ...
MTV's Season Finale of '16 & Pregnant' Hit Series Highs Among Both P12-34 (1.9) and Total Viewers (2.1 Million) Thursday, Ranking as the Number One Primetime Cable Program
... forum on teen pregnancy. All six of the teen mothers
profiled on season one of the series will ... into their lives and how they handle becoming new mothers
"16 & Pregnant" follows ... including several of the births and how the young mothers
and fathers dealt with new parenthood. The series ...
New e.p.t.(R)/BabyCenter(R) Fertility Report Reveals 70 Percent of Moms Want Tighter Regulation on In-Vitro Fertilization
... Report* found that 7 out of 10 moms and expectant mothers
surveyed believe that public visibility of large ... age 45, it is not good for their children. Single mothers
should also face tougher scrutiny when it comes ... surveyed in the report. They agree that single mothers
should be held to a higher standard in terms of ...
Bottle-Feeding Moms Ignored
... News) -- The lack of information and support for mothers
who bottle-feed could put the health of their ... during their first year of life, even if their mothers
have decided to breast-feed, said Dr. Rajalakshmi ... studies identified several common themes:
who bottle-fed -- either because they couldn't ...
Stillbirth Not an Issue for Next-Born
... the study.
The study included 52 first-time mothers
whose previous pregnancy had ended in stillbirth and 51 first-time mothers
who hadn't experienced stillbirth. The mothers
were followed from pregnancy until their children ...
Mothers of children with autism have higher parental stress, psychological distress
... University of Washington's Autism Center asked mothers
about their experiences and found that moms of ... stress and psychological distress than mothers
of children with developmental delay. Children's ... groups, but this relationship was stronger in mothers
of children with autism.
"Both groups of women ...
Omega-3s Benefit Heart Attack Survivors, Healthy Adults, Mothers and Infants
... by reducing their level of inflammatory markers. mothers
consuming omega-3s during pregnancy may further ... and small-for-gestational age infants are high, mothers
who consumed as little as 3 to 4g per day of fish ... of pregnancy might also reduce the incidence of mothers
having post-birth depression.
The quarterly ...
Autism May Be Linked to Mom's Autoimmune Disease
... MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- Children of mothers
who have autoimmune diseases such as type 1 ...
The researchers found that children whose mothers
had autoimmune disease were at a higher risk of ... autism spectrum disorder than children of mothers
who did not have these conditions. In addition, ...
Polycystic ovarian syndrome: New light on its causes and its effect on brothers
... the group) had a pre-existing diagnosis of PCOS. mothers
of these women tended to have elevated blood ... eight times as likely to have PCOS if their mothers
had it, and they had a slightly higher risk if their mothers
smoked during ....
A.L.L. Promises Caritas Christi Investigation After July 1
... a new campaign to investigate whether young mothers
will be referred for abortions by Caritas ... be doing everything possible to safeguard our mothers
and children from the horrors of abortion, not ... "This scandal will not go away quietly so long as mothers
and their babies are threatened by abortion ...
Group B Strep Screening Guidelines Sparing Newborns
... of full-term GBS cases occurred in babies of mothers
who had not been screened, whereas 61.4 percent occurred in babies of mothers
who had actually tested negative for GBS at 35 to ... now with group B strep are babies who are born to mothers
who had 'false negative' kinds of tests."
Postpartum Anxiety May Delay Puberty in Kids
... the researchers divided mice into four groups: mothers
with normal prolactin and their offspring; mothers
with low prolactin and their offspring; and two mixed groups, mothers
with low prolactin raising female offspring of ...
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Releases New Perinatal and Infant Oral Health Guidelines
... Expectant mothers
Should Consider Visiting a Dentist During ... new oral health guidelines for expectant mothers
and infants following its 62nd Annual Session in ... oral care during pregnancy.
with poor oral health may be at greater risk of ...
Newborns of South Asian and East Asian descent misclassified as underweight at birth: Study
... evaluated the birth weights of 2,362 babies of mothers
born in Canada and 1,565 and 753 babies born of mothers
of East Asian and South Asian descent ... between 19 and 34 per 1,000 infants born to mothers
of East Asian origin and between 80 and 84 per ...
Oh Baby! Discovery Health's BABY WEEK Offers the Most Pregnancies, Births and Drama Anywhere on Television
... pregnancies, to surprise deliveries, to expectant mothers
big and small -- this year's programming slate ... Bohn and Allison Hill -- friends,
and partners in a busy OB/GYN practice. Viewers ... the stories of three expectant
experiencing the joy and fear of carrying a child ...
Methamphetamine Use Triples Among Pregnant Rehab Patients
... new research shows.
The number of expectant mothers
seeking treatment for methamphetamine abuse ... according to Terplan, found that babies born to mothers
using methamphetamine may be slightly smaller. ... by 2006, the number increased to 22,382 expectant mothers
seeking treatment for drug and alcohol abuse. ...
Overweight Moms More Likely to Have Asthmatic Kids
... percent higher among the offspring of overweight mothers
if one or both of the child's parents have a ... followed from birth to 8 years of age.
in the study averaged 30 years old, and almost 21 ...
But, she said, it may not be the fact that mothers
are overweight. It could be something that ...
Sharing Cancer Info May Be Empowering
... University Medical Center interviewed 221 mothers
and 124 partners (mostly fathers) before the ... six months later.
More than 60 percent of the mothers
and more than 40 percent of their partners talked ... of getting the results, the findings show.
who revealed the test results reported being more ...
Trauma experienced by a mother even before pregnancy will influence her offspring's behavior
... control group.
All the offspring of stressed mothers
showed reduced social contact compared with that ... exhibited less anxiety. Finally, those rats whose mothers
became pregnant immediately after being stressed ... in humans: for example, in children born to mothers
who may have been exposed to war well before ...
Frequent Feedings May Be Making Babies Fat
TUESDAY, May 12 (HealthDay News) -- mothers
who fail to notice signs that their babies are ... researchers of 96 low-income black and Hispanic mothers
who formula-fed their babies. The mothers
recorded information about their babies' ...
National Meningitis Association Launches Interactive Online Panel About Meningitis Dangers
of Children Personally Affected By Meningococcal ... within hours of their first symptoms. These mothers
are now banding together online to share their ... from across the country to communicate with these mothers
about meningococcal disease.
International Breast Milk Project Helps Mothers Worldwide
... (IBMP) hopes to inspire some to also think of mothers
The IBMP is an organization that helps mothers
in the United States send their breast milk to infants in need, who have either lost their mothers
BD Extends Decade-Long Support for UNICEF's Campaign to Eliminate Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus
... Children's Fund (UNICEF) campaign to vaccinate mothers
and children in developing countries against ... to reflect upon the toll tetanus takes on mothers
and newborns in the developing world. Every day ... of 215,000 newborns and approximately 30,000 mothers
every year, according to UNICEF. More than 81 ...
Maternal Depression Has Negative Effect on Infants' Sleep
... six months of life, babies born to depressed mothers
took longer to fall asleep at night, slept in shorter bursts and less soundly than infants born to mothers
not experiencing depression. These high-risk ... the sleep of 18 full-term born children and their mothers
for periods of seven consecutive days once a ...
Nurses are assessing mothers with mental health issues despite lack of guidance and formal training
... involved in assessing the parenting capacity of mothers
with serious mental illnesses.
Writing in the ... have major implications as they can lead to mothers
being separated from their children. Despite ... religion and socio-economic status can affect how mothers
care for their children.
"There are no ...
Mothers Play a Powerful Role in Determining Strength of Daughters' Bones
... National Osteoporosis Foundation. A Gift from mothers
to Daughters is the theme of this year's ... osteoporosis later in life."
A Gift from mothers
Decades of research suggest that ... National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends that mothers
help their daughters prevent osteoporosis by:
What does Mom really want for Mothers Day?
... and perfumes will be much appreciated but what mothers
nationwide really are lacking is a good night's ... National Sleep Foundation, 72 percent of working mothers
experience symptoms of sleep problems like insomnia and 59 percent of stay-at home mothers
say they frequently wake up feeling un-refreshed. ...
National Survey: Parents Report Increased Awareness of Risks of Teen Prescription Drug Abuse, But Preventative Action Lags
... Discussions about Substance Abuse
Take the Lead in Monitoring, Dads Have ... topic, as a natural conversation starter."
Take the Lead in Monitoring, Dads Have ... are dramatic differences in attitudes between mothers
and fathers. Fathers were nearly three times as ...
HydroMassage Lets Kids Treat Mom to Free Massage this Mother's Day
... Mother's Day, kids of all ages can treat their mothers
to a free massage. To participate, kids simply ... in 49 states participating in the promotion.
spend so much time worrying about everyone else ... Dave Quick, CEO of HydroMassage. "It's great for mothers
because they love massage, and also for children ...
Feel Like Everyone Forgets Mother's Day Is for Mothers?
... is one time a year for families to honor their mothers
for all the hard work and dedication they provide. mothers
seem to put their children and family first ... treatment facility for women, say that mothers
must adapt their traditions to focus on their ...
Institution of a bedtime routine improves sleep in infants and toddlers, maternal mood
... there was a significant decrease in the number of mothers
who rated their child's sleep as problematic. ... down to sleep."
Data were collected from 405 mothers
and their infant or toddler,(206 infants between ... the study served as a baseline, during which the mothers
followed their child's usual bedtime weeks. ...
Maternal depression is associated with significant sleep disturbance in infants
... the journal SLEEP suggests that babies born to mothers
with depression are more likely to suffer from ...
Results indicate that infants born to mothers
with depression had significant sleep ... sleep efficiency than infants who were born to mothers
without depression. Although average sleep time ...
Mother-daughter breast density study points way to earlier cancer risk assessment
... of the start of the most recent menstrual period. mothers
underwent mammography and a random sample of 100 ... (median 45%) was significantly higher than in mothers
(28%), and decreases as their age and weight ... MD in their mothers. Weight, height, and the mothers
MD are known risk factors for breast cancer.
Autism Tied to Older Moms, Breech Birth
... April 27 (HealthDay News) -- Children of older mothers
and children who have breech deliveries are ... are usually delivered by cesarian section.
35 and older, the risk that their child will ... that ASD occurred more often among children of mothers
35 and ...
Fraternal Order of Eagles Grand Madam President Celebrates Mother's Day
... and grandmother understands the juggling act that mothers
carry out everyday. She also knows that honoring ... although the call for a national day to honor mothers
had been asked for in 1904 by Frank Hering, a ... to encourage adoption of a special day for all mothers
across the nation. Members contacted their ...
Atlanta Parents Brush Up on Growing Concern of Acid Erosion in Children's Teeth at Atlanta Dogwood Festival
... conducted by Sensodyne ProNamel shows that most mothers
- 93 percent - don't think their children are at ... .
and acid erosion awareness study was conducted by ... States between January 20 - 23 2009, among 176 mothers
of children ages six to 12.