Tag: "postpartum" at medical news
Light therapy decreases depression during pregnancy
...elp people suffering from major depression or from postpartum
depression. But the perfect mechanism has not been ruled out. Some data suggest that light therapy advances the timing of the daily biological clock, which may then bring about the antidepressant effect. 15 pregnant women suffering from major depres...
Losing that baby fat among women
...ooked at the effect of weight gain and weight loss postpartum
on long-term weight changes a decade after pregnan...ore or participated in aerobic exercise during the postpartum
period weighed comparitively less at the end of the study than those who did not engage in either of...
Depression drugs help baby
Researchers have found that mothers suffering from postpartum
depression who take anti depressants are more likely to have infants with healthy weight gain when compared to babies of mothers who went untreated. The findings suggest women should seek treatment even if they need to take anti-depressants while bre...
Link Between Mothers Depression and Violence in Children
...hen mothers experienced depression at three months postpartum
and at least once again after that. Violence was more common in boys at age 11 than girls and mostly involved fighting with peers. Researchers say mothers depression and violence in children was associated with the child’s inability to regulate att...
Post delivery antidepressants do not affect weight loss
There is good news for women who had suffered from postpartum
depression and were afraid to take// drugs for fea...cation. On the other hand it is possible to retain postpartum
weight in a group of non-depressive women with previous histories of depression without medical inte...
Prevent Multiple Sclerosis From Oral Contraceptives
...ves, which contain estrogen, and pregnancy and the postpartum
period afterward, both states associated with prof...eloping MS, said the authors. On the contrary, the postpartum
period confers a higher risk of MS onset. The findings suggest that high levels of exogenous [from o...
Women might be at increased risk of HIV during pregnancy
... significantly higher during pregnancy than in the postpartum
period, have important implications for HIV prevention, both to protect mothers from primary HIV infection during pregnancy and to potentially avoid mother-to-child HIV transmission, which can be increased by the rise in HIV-1 viraemia associated wit...
Women Are Genetically More Prone To Depression
...sponse to cyclic sex hormones, particularly in the postpartum
period. Such genes would impact a woman’s risk for major depression, but would not be active in men because men lack the relevant hormonal milieu. Edited (ANI)...
Fungal toxins infected corn the reason for congenital defects
...re to fumonisins during the first trimester from a postpartum
sphinganine:shingosine ratio (sa:so ratio), a mark...a slightly decreased risk of NTD. Based on the postpartum
sa:so ratio, increased exposure to fumonisins was associated with an increased risk of NTD. The...
Persistent Fatigue Could Be An Early Indicator Of Postpartum Depression
...fter birth may be the best indicator of subsequent postpartum
depression. The study also says that women who fel...igue that best predicted which women would develop postpartum
depression," Corwin said. "One of the problems with postpartum
depression is that women usually aren...
Pre-eclampsia May Increase Risk Of Stroke Even After Pregnancy
...lose risk factor monitoring and control beyond the postpartum
period help to reduce their risk of having a stroke later on....
Suffering from postpartum depression, blame fussy baby
...epartment of Health family health experts say that postpartum
depression is linked to fussy babies.// Pamela H...cent of mothers had moderate to severe symptoms of postpartum
depression, and 8 percent said that their babies were difficult to console. Responses showed a stron...
A connection Between Cry Babies and Postpartum Depression
...ally fussy and the mother is also in the throes of postpartum
depression. A study conducted by a Brown Medical S...of mothers reported moderate to severe symptoms of postpartum
depres-sion. And 8 percent reported that their babies were difficult to console. Responses showed a ...
At Least 25 Women Die Of Maternity Complications In MP Everyday
... several women dying during childbirth for want of postpartum
care, which allows health workers to detect and ma...a health institution in the state were followed by postpartum
checkups within two months. According to healthcare professionals, the direct causes of maternal ...
Pregnant Teens Receive Early Care from Mobile Doctors
... in Garland, Texas to provide on-site prenatal and postpartum
care to teens. This has helped teens to get the care they need as early as possible in their pregnancies. According to Kathy Bennett, a social worker with Baylor Family Residency Program, 'I would say that we are seeing more and more in the first t...
Early Diagnosis of Postpartum Depression Is Very Essential Among New Mothers
... obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical Center// postpartum
depression is a disorder which is fast rising amon...records from a pediatric clinic that uses a common postpartum
questionnaire to screen mothers, Chaudron and the research group found that of women who scored high...
Breast Milk: The Mother of All Milk for Infants
...ontractions in the uterus, which offsets potential postpartum
hemorrhage. Breast feeding also assists in the uterus regaining normal pre-pregnancy shape. For the entire duration of absolute breast feeding, sans any formula food, the menstrual period is delayed, which helps in natural spacing of pregnancies. N...
Researchers Indicate Three-fold Risk of Death after Cesarean Delivery
..., it is still associated with an increased risk of postpartum
maternal death compared with vaginal delivery, even when performed before labor," said Dr. Deneux-Tharaux and colleagues. The researchers inferred that "The method of delivery may constitute one potentially modifiable risk factor of maternal morta...
Ulcer Drug Could Save Lives of Women in Developing Countries
...ed to treat ulcers, was found to prevent excessive postpartum
bleeding, a common cause of death of women in deve...found misoprostol reduced the likelihood of having postpartum
hemorrhages by 50 percent. The research was conducted from 2002 to 2005 with more than 1,600 women i...
Baby’s Head Growth influences its Intelligence
...children, and other factors like breastfeeding and postpartum
depression. They were then given grades based on the results. Higher IQ scores were recorded in kids whose parents were more educated, who had been breast-fed for 3 or more months and had mothers who scored high grades in the parenting questionnai...