mothers

Saving mothers from deadly haemorrhage
Saving mothers from deadly haemorrhage August 29, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

While Australia may be one of the safest places on earth to give birth, new research is now focussing on severe postpartum haemorrhage which continues to be a rare and mysterious killer. A collaboration led by University of Technology Sydney ... Read More »

Improving Mental Health of New Mothers
Improving Mental Health of New Mothers August 21, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Call for participants in mothers’ mental health study The School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health at The University of Western Australia, is currently seeking healthy 1st time mothers, who are between 30-38 weeks pregnant, to complete a series of online ... Read More »

Mum’s weight during first pregnancy may impact second child
Mum’s weight during first pregnancy may impact second child August 12, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A woman’s weight during her first pregnancy can affect how her second baby fares, Saint Louis University research finds. Physicians have long recognized complications can occur when a mother is not at a healthy weight when she first becomes pregnant. ... Read More »

Autism and ADHD run high in children of chemically intolerant mothers
Autism and ADHD run high in children of chemically intolerant mothers August 11, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A new study from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio found that mothers with chemical intolerances are two to three times more likely than other women to have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or ... Read More »

New challenges for Australian parents
New challenges for Australian parents July 31, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) honours student is researching how contemporary parents are seen by the community, as they confront new challenges like integrating work and childcare. Ms Chelsea Veitch is conducting the research as part of her dissertation for ... Read More »

Health information causing new mums anxiety
Health information causing new mums anxiety July 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy and motherhood are both wonderful and worrisome times – could public health campaigns and social stereotypes be contributing to anxiety for mothers? Researchers from Monash University have identified links between perinatal anxiety and social and health messages that women ... Read More »

Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk
Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk July 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Jane Davidson realised she had a problem when the ocean started to look like the welcoming embrace of death. “Every day I used to walk along the beach front where I live and I thought: ‘I just want to go ... Read More »

Maternal deaths low in Australia, but Indigenous women remain at greater risk
Maternal deaths low in Australia, but Indigenous women remain at greater risk July 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Over the five years 2008–2012, there were 105 deaths from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in Australia, with Indigenous women dying at more than twice the non-Indigenous women rate, according to the report Maternal deaths in Australia 2008–2012, released today ... Read More »

Gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases likelihood of child being obese
Gaining too much weight during pregnancy increases likelihood of child being obese May 31, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study conducted in collaboration between The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and Harokopio University has found that when an expecting mother gains more weight than recommended, does not exercise or smokes during pregnancy, the probability that ... Read More »

Try a little self-kindness: help for stressed-out new mums
Try a little self-kindness: help for stressed-out new mums April 29, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

It’s 3am, the baby’s been crying for hours, your partner’s on night shift, no one’s going to appreciate a phone call at this hour for help. You feel you could lose your mind: “This wouldn’t happen to those mothers on ... Read More »







 
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