Suzanne C Tough

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mental health outcomes of mothers who conceived using fertility treatment
    Nikolett Raguz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Reprod Health 11:19. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding difficulties and exclusivity among late preterm and term infants: results from the all our babies study
    Tharsiya Nagulesapillai
    Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary Calgary, AB Canada
    Can J Public Health 104:e351-6. 2013
  3. pmc Prenatal micronutrient supplementation and postpartum depressive symptoms in a pregnancy cohort
    Brenda M Y Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:2. 2013
  4. pmc Advanced maternal age and risk perception: a qualitative study
    Hamideh Bayrampour
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research Child Development Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:100. 2012
  5. pmc Impact of prenatal care provider on the use of ancillary health services during pregnancy
    Amy Metcalfe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, BC Women s and Children s Hospital, 4500 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:62. 2013
  6. pmc Women's and care providers' perspectives of quality prenatal care: a qualitative descriptive study
    Wendy 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
  7. pmc Gauging knowledge of developmental milestones among Albertan adults: a cross-sectional survey
    Shivani Rikhy
    Alberta Centre for Child, Family, and Community Research, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:183. 2010
  8. pmc The association between parity, infant gender, higher level of paternal education and preterm birth in Pakistan: a cohort study
    Kiran Shaikh
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:88. 2011
  9. pmc Maternal well-being and its association to risk of developmental problems in children at school entry
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:19. 2010
  10. pmc Low urine pH and acid excretion do not predict bone fractures or the loss of bone mineral density: a prospective cohort study
    Tanis R Fenton
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary TRW Building, 3rd Floor, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:88. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Mental health outcomes of mothers who conceived using fertility treatment
    Nikolett Raguz
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Reprod Health 11:19. 2014
    ..To compare the proportion of women with self-reported depression and anxiety symptoms at four months postpartum between mothers of singletons who conceived spontaneously and mothers who conceived with the aid of fertility treatment...
  2. ncbi request reprint Breastfeeding difficulties and exclusivity among late preterm and term infants: results from the all our babies study
    Tharsiya Nagulesapillai
    Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary Calgary, AB Canada
    Can J Public Health 104:e351-6. 2013
    ..To compare breastfeeding difficulties attributable to the baby and mother/milk and exclusive breastfeeding between a group of late preterm (LP) infants and term infants...
  3. pmc Prenatal micronutrient supplementation and postpartum depressive symptoms in a pregnancy cohort
    Brenda M Y Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:2. 2013
    ..This study investigated the association between prenatal micronutrient supplementation and the risk for symptoms of postpartum depression in a longitudinal pregnancy cohort from the Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) study...
  4. pmc Advanced maternal age and risk perception: a qualitative study
    Hamideh Bayrampour
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary, Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research Child Development Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:100. 2012
    ..A review of the empirical literature suggests that it is not clear how women of AMA evaluate their pregnancy risk. This study aimed to address this gap by exploring the risk perception of pregnant women of AMA...
  5. pmc Impact of prenatal care provider on the use of ancillary health services during pregnancy
    Amy Metcalfe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, BC Women s and Children s Hospital, 4500 Oak St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:62. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess the impact of the type of prenatal care provider on the self-reported use of ancillary services during pregnancy...
  6. pmc Women's and care providers' perspectives of quality prenatal care: a qualitative descriptive study
    Wendy 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...
  7. pmc Gauging knowledge of developmental milestones among Albertan adults: a cross-sectional survey
    Shivani Rikhy
    Alberta Centre for Child, Family, and Community Research, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:183. 2010
    ..However, little is known about what adults who interact with children under the age of 14 years know about child development...
  8. pmc The association between parity, infant gender, higher level of paternal education and preterm birth in Pakistan: a cohort study
    Kiran Shaikh
    University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:88. 2011
    ..Cortisol is a biological marker of stress and depression, and its measurement may assist in understanding the influence of self reported maternal stress and depression on preterm birth...
  9. pmc Maternal well-being and its association to risk of developmental problems in children at school entry
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pediatr 10:19. 2010
    ..The primary objective of this study was to identify child and maternal factors associated with children who screened at risk of developmental problems at school entry...
  10. pmc Low urine pH and acid excretion do not predict bone fractures or the loss of bone mineral density: a prospective cohort study
    Tanis R Fenton
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary TRW Building, 3rd Floor, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4Z6, Canada
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:88. 2010
    ..8x phosphate + organic acids] minus [sodium + potassium + 2x calcium + 2x magnesium mEq] in fasting morning urine predict: a) fragility fractures; and b) five-year change of bone mineral density (BMD) in adults...
  11. pmc The All Our Babies pregnancy cohort: design, methods, and participant characteristics
    Sheila W McDonald
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S2. 2013
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  12. ncbi request reprint Child guardianship in a Canadian home visitation program for women who use substances in the perinatal period
    Rosanne M T Mills
    Decision Support Research Team, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 16:e126-39. 2009
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  13. pmc Comparing CenteringPregnancy® to standard prenatal care plus prenatal education
    Ingunn Benediktsson
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S5. 2013
    ..This study sought to investigate whether any significant difference remained within the comparison groups when both models accounted for social factors...
  14. pmc Causal assessment of dietary acid load and bone disease: a systematic review & meta-analysis applying Hill's epidemiologic criteria for causality
    Tanis R Fenton
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nutr J 10:41. 2011
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to evaluate causal relationships between dietary acid load and osteoporosis using Hill's criteria...
  15. pmc Phosphate decreases urine calcium and increases calcium balance: a meta-analysis of the osteoporosis acid-ash diet hypothesis
    Tanis R Fenton
    Clinical Nutrition, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Nutr J 8:41. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint The relationship between self-reported emotional health, demographics, and perceived satisfaction with prenatal care
    Suzanne C Tough
    Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Canada
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur Inc Leadersh Health Serv 17:26-38. 2004
    ..Identifying and addressing emotional health of prenatal patients may improve compliance with medical recommendations, ultimately improving health outcomes...
  17. pmc Retaining women in a prenatal care randomized controlled trial in Canada: implications for program planning
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:148. 2007
    ..Determining the characteristics of women who dropped out of a prenatal care randomized controlled trial can help identify those who may need alternate retention and service approaches...
  18. pmc A qualitative study of the experience of CenteringPregnancy group prenatal care for physicians
    Deborah A McNeil
    Public Health Innovation and Decision Support, Population and Public Health, Alberta Health Services, 10101 Southport Rd SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 3N2, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S6. 2013
    ..This study sought to understand the central meaning of the experience of group prenatal care for physicians who were involved in providing CenteringPregnancy through a maternity clinic in Calgary, Canada...
  19. doi request reprint Meta-analysis of the effect of the acid-ash hypothesis of osteoporosis on calcium balance
    Tanis R Fenton
    Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Bone Miner Res 24:1835-40. 2009
    ..Changes of urine calcium do not accurately represent calcium balance. Promotion of the "alkaline diet" to prevent calcium loss is not justified...
  20. pmc Getting more than they realized they needed: a qualitative study of women's experience of group prenatal care
    Deborah A McNeil
    Public Health Innovation and Decision Support, Population and Public Health, Alberta Health Services, Southport Atrium, 10101 Southport Road SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 3N2, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:17. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to understand the central meaning of the experience of group prenatal care for women who participated in CenteringPregnancy through a maternity clinic in Calgary, Canada...
  21. doi request reprint Low 5-year stability of within-patient ion excretion and urine pH in fasting-morning-urine specimens
    Tanis R Fenton
    Alberta Health Services, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
    Nutr Res 29:320-6. 2009
    ..This fair-to-moderate stability of fasting morning urine measures of the diet acid load indicates a limited ability of a single sample of fasting morning urine to estimate subjects' actual long-term urine composition...
  22. pmc Influence of interpersonal violence on maternal anxiety, depression, stress and parenting morale in the early postpartum: a community based pregnancy cohort study
    Lise A Malta
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:153. 2012
    ..The objective of the present study was to determine the impact of interpersonal violence on depression, anxiety, stress, and parenting morale in the early postpartum...
  23. ncbi request reprint Is paternal age associated with an increased risk of low birthweight, preterm delivery, and multiple birth?
    Suzanne C Tough
    Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 94:88-92. 2003
    ..To determine if paternal age elevates the risk of low birthweight (< 2500g, LBW), preterm birth (< 37 weeks gestation), and multiple gestation among mothers whose age does not predict an elevated risk...
  24. doi request reprint Improving completeness of ascertainment and quality of information for pregnancies through linkage of administrative and clinical data records
    Amy Metcalfe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 23:444-7. 2013
    ..This study examined the feasibility of linking administrative and clinical datasets from Alberta Canada to identify a pregnancy cohort that includes spontaneous and medical pregnancy losses...
  25. pmc Maternal mental health predicts risk of developmental problems at 3 years of age: follow up of a community based trial
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, T2T 5C7, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:16. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence of risk for developmental problems among preschool children born to medically low risk women and identify factors that influence outcomes...
  26. pmc Validation of Canadian mothers' recall of events in labour and delivery with electronic health records
    Uilst Bat-Erdene
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:S3. 2013
    ..This study aimed to validate maternal self-report of events that occurred in labour and delivery with data found in electronic health records in a Canadian setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do maternal characteristics and past pregnancy experiences predict preterm delivery among women aged 20 to 34?
    Suzanne C Tough
    Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 25:656-66. 2003
    ..To identify key demographic, lifestyle, and medical indicators for preterm births in women aged 20 to 34...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rural-urban differences in provider practice related to preconception counselling and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Calgary, Alta
    Can J Rural Med 13:180-8. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether differences exist between rural and urban health care providers in knowledge of, attitudes about and awareness of FASD and preconception counselling...
  29. ncbi request reprint Do factors that influence pregnancy planning differ by maternal age? A population-based survey
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 34:39-46. 2012
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  30. ncbi request reprint Reproductive assistance, emotional health, obesity, and time to pregnancy among women under 35 years of age
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 32:1153-62. 2010
    ..We also wished to determine the relative impact of these factors on time to pregnancy, regardless of use of fertility treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does supplementary prenatal nursing and home visitation support improve resource use in a universal health care system? A randomized controlled trial in Canada
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Canada
    Birth 33:183-94. 2006
    ..The objective of this randomized controlled trial was to examine the impact of supplementary prenatal care on resource use among a community-based population of pregnant women...
  32. doi request reprint Association between maternal serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and pregnancy and neonatal outcomes: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies
    Fariba Aghajafari
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMJ 346:f1169. 2013
    ..To assess the effect of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) levels on pregnancy outcomes and birth variables...
  33. pmc A comparison between late preterm and term infants on breastfeeding and maternal mental health
    Sheila W McDonald
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Matern Child Health J 17:1468-77. 2013
    ..07; 95 % CI = 1.08,3.98), but not for depression, stress, or low parenting morale. LP infants and their families are a vulnerable population with unique developmental trajectories. Further longitudinal research is required. ..
  34. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among colorectal cancer patients in Alberta, Canada
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Altern Ther Health Med 8:54-6, 58-60, 62-4. 2002
    ..No population-based data are available on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) specifically among colorectal cancer patients...
  35. pmc All Our Babies Cohort Study: recruitment of a cohort to predict women at risk of preterm birth through the examination of gene expression profiles and the environment
    Sara K Gracie
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:87. 2010
    ..Specifically this study will examine the predictive potential of maternal leukocytes for predicting preterm birth in non-labouring women through the examination of gene expression profiles and gene-environment interactions...
  36. doi request reprint Comparison of sample characteristics in two pregnancy cohorts: community-based versus population-based recruitment methods
    Brenda My Leung
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 13:149. 2013
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  37. ncbi request reprint Pre-conception practices among family physicians and obstetrician-gynaecologists: results from a national survey
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 28:780-8. 2006
    ..To determine the pre-conception practices among obstetrician-gynaecologists and family physicians in Canada...
  38. doi request reprint Impact of observed versus hypothesized service utilization on the incremental cost of first trimester screening and prenatal diagnosis for trisomy 21 in a Canadian province
    Amy Metcalfe
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Prenat Diagn 33:429-35. 2013
    ..The aim of this research was to determine the impact of observed versus hypothesized service utilization on the cost of first trimester screening (FTS) and prenatal diagnosis for trisomy 21 in a Canadian province...
  39. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cessation of breastfeeding prior to six months postpartum among a community sample of women in Calgary, Alberta
    Heather L Kehler
    Decision Support Research Team, Calgary Health Region, Calgary, AB
    Can J Public Health 100:376-80. 2009
    ..To describe the rates of breastfeeding initiation and breastfeeding for at least six months and identify risk factors for failing to breastfeed for six months among a community sample of mothers in Calgary, Alberta...
  40. ncbi request reprint Delayed childbearing and its impact on population rate changes in lower birth weight, multiple birth, and preterm delivery
    Suzanne C Tough
    Department of Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Pediatrics 109:399-403. 2002
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  41. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of the quantity of calcium excretion associated with the net acid excretion of the modern diet under the acid-ash diet hypothesis
    Tanis R Fenton
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1159-66. 2008
    ..A systematic approach has not been used to summarize the findings of the numerous studies about the hypothesis...
  42. pmc Maternal perceptions of partner support during breastfeeding
    Cynthia A Mannion
    University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada
    Int Breastfeed J 8:4. 2013
    ..We asked women about their perceptions of partner support during breastfeeding and measured the effect on maternal confidence, commitment, and satisfaction with respect to breastfeeding...
  43. doi request reprint Risk factors for sub-clinical and major postpartum depression among a community cohort of Canadian women
    Heather L Davey
    Decision Support Research Team, Calgary Health Region, Child Development Centre, c o 2888 Shaganappi Trail NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T3B 6A8
    Matern Child Health J 15:866-75. 2011
    ..To identify prenatal and perinatal factors that predict women at risk of sub-clinical and major postpartum depression among a cohort of low medical risk pregnant women in Canada...
  44. ncbi request reprint Near-fatal asthma: a population-based study of risk factors
    Ian Mitchell
    Child Health Research Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Chest 121:1407-13. 2002
    ..We therefore aimed to identify factors distinguishing NFA patients (cases) from those persons treated in an emergency department (ED) [ED control subjects] and in the community (community control subjects [CCs])...