mothers

New challenges for Australian parents
New challenges for Australian parents July 31, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

Number of births may affect mum’s future heart health
Number of births may affect mum’s future heart health April 10, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who give birth to four or more children are more likely to have cardiovascular changes that can be early indicators of heart disease than women who have fewer children, new research by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists ... Read More »

Toddlers in Trouble
Toddlers in Trouble March 30, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A father’s depression during the first years of parenting – as well as a mother’s – can put their toddler at risk of developing troubling behaviours such as hitting, lying, anxiety and sadness during a critical time of development, according ... Read More »

New mums more satisfied after giving birth in a public hospital
New mums more satisfied after giving birth in a public hospital March 28, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who give birth in a public hospital are more confident parents compared to women who have babies privately, a new Australian study has found. A joint study by Queensland University of Technology and the University of Queensland, surveyed more ... Read More »

Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants
Study: High stress for mothers increases secondhand smoke risk for infants March 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New mothers who experience higher levels of social stressors are the least likely to have rules that ban smoking in the home, which could expose their infants to secondhand smoke and increase health risks, according to a study that includes ... Read More »







 
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