Affiliation: University of Alberta
- Prenatal and postpartum maternal psychological distress and infant development: a systematic reviewDawn Kingston
Faculty of Nursing, Rm 5 258 Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, 11405 87th Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9, Canada
Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 43:683-714. 2012..These findings suggest that prenatal distress can have an adverse effect on cognitive, behavioral, and psychomotor development, and that postpartum distress contributes to cognitive and socio-emotional development...
- Women's and care providers' perspectives of quality prenatal care: a qualitative descriptive studyWendy Sword
School of Nursing and Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:29. 2012..We report on the derivation of themes resulting from this first step of questionnaire development...
- Comparison of adolescent, young adult, and adult women's maternity experiences and practicesDawn Kingston
Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Pediatrics 129:e1228-37. 2012..The purpose of this study was to compare the maternity experiences, knowledge, and behaviors of adolescent, young adult, and adult women by using a nationally representative sample...
- Factors associated with perceived stress and stressful life events in pregnant women: findings from the Canadian Maternity Experiences SurveyDawn Kingston
Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Helen Glass Centre for Nursing, Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada
Matern Child Health J 16:158-68. 2012..Different factors contributed to perceived stress and life event stress, suggesting that these concepts measure different aspects of stress. These findings can inform routine psychosocial risk assessment in pregnancy...
- Risk factors for preterm birth and small-for-gestational-age births among Canadian womenMaureen Heaman
Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 27:54-61. 2013..Few studies have compared a broad array of predictors among these two outcomes. The purpose of this study was to compare risk factors for PTB and SGA births using a national sample of Canadian women...
- Development of a prenatal psychosocial screening tool for post-partum depression and anxietySheila McDonald
Department of Paediatrics Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:316-27. 2012....
- Comparison of maternity experiences of Canadian-born and recent and non-recent immigrant women: findings from the Canadian Maternity Experiences SurveyDawn Kingston
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB
J Obstet Gynaecol Can 33:1105-15. 2011..To compare the maternity experiences of immigrant women (recent, ≤ 5 years in Canada; non-recent > 5 years) with those of Canadian-born women...
- The complexity of postpartum mental health and illness: a critical realist studyWendy Sword
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Nurs Inq 19:51-62. 2012..These factors and processes did not exist in isolation and the interplay among them in influencing health was apparent. More research is needed to explore the effects of these mechanisms in different contexts...