Sylvia Guendelman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Utilization of pay-in antenatal leave among working women in Southern California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:63-73. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Mexican women in California: differentials in maternal morbidity between foreign and US-born populations
    Sylvia Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:471-81. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Maternity leave in the ninth month of pregnancy and birth outcomes among working women
    Sylvia Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:30-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Asthma control and hospitalizations among inner-city children: results of a randomized trial
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Telemed J E Health 10:S-6-14. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between health and job quitting in female workers of the electronics assembly industry in Tijuana]
    S Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 41:286-96. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Children's ability to access and use health care
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:235-44. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Children of working poor families in California: the effects of insurance status on access and utilization of primary health care
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkerley 94720 7360, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 14:1-20. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving asthma outcomes and self-management behaviors of inner-city children: a randomized trial of the Health Buddy interactive device and an asthma diary
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, 404 Earl Warren Hall, 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:114-20. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to care for children of the working poor
    S Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, 404 Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:651-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Orientations to motherhood and male partner support among women in Mexico and Mexican-origin women in the United States
    S Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, and the Maternal and Child Health Program, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 52:1805-13. 2001

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Utilization of pay-in antenatal leave among working women in Southern California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:63-73. 2006
    ..Unlike most states, California provides paid pregnancy leave up to 4 weeks antenatally and 6-8 weeks postnatally...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mexican women in California: differentials in maternal morbidity between foreign and US-born populations
    Sylvia Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:471-81. 2006
    ..Nevertheless, the positive aggregate outcome of Mexican-born women did not extend to maternal mortality, nor to certain conditions associated with suboptimal intrapartum obstetric care...
  3. doi request reprint Maternity leave in the ninth month of pregnancy and birth outcomes among working women
    Sylvia Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Womens Health Issues 19:30-7. 2009
    ..We explored whether leave at > or =36 weeks gestation increases gestation and birthweight, and reduces primary cesarean deliveries among full-time working women...
  4. ncbi request reprint Asthma control and hospitalizations among inner-city children: results of a randomized trial
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Telemed J E Health 10:S-6-14. 2004
    ..Its initial effectiveness and more consistent use suggest that remote monitoring may be successfully used in short-term interventions and in settings where staffing for case management is weak...
  5. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between health and job quitting in female workers of the electronics assembly industry in Tijuana]
    S Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 41:286-96. 1999
    ..To examine the health, labor and social factors which contribute to quitting work in two transnational electronic parts factories in Tijuana, Mexico...
  6. ncbi request reprint Children's ability to access and use health care
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:235-44. 2004
    ..Extending insurance to children markedly increases access and use. The additional benefits of family coverage over child-only coverage seem less pronounced, but family coverage expansions may narrow disparities in access...
  7. ncbi request reprint Children of working poor families in California: the effects of insurance status on access and utilization of primary health care
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkerley 94720 7360, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 14:1-20. 2002
    ..Health insurance is critical for children in working poor families. Healthy Families, California's response to CHIP, could improve coverage for this population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Improving asthma outcomes and self-management behaviors of inner-city children: a randomized trial of the Health Buddy interactive device and an asthma diary
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, 404 Earl Warren Hall, 7360, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:114-20. 2002
    ..Asthma is an important cause of morbidity, absence from school, and use of health services among children. Computer-based educational programs can be designed to enhance children's self-management skills and to reduce adverse outcomes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Access to care for children of the working poor
    S Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, 404 Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155:651-8. 2001
    ..Recent evidence suggests that children in working poor families lack health resources, placing them at risk for inadequate access to care...
  10. ncbi request reprint Orientations to motherhood and male partner support among women in Mexico and Mexican-origin women in the United States
    S Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, and the Maternal and Child Health Program, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
    Soc Sci Med 52:1805-13. 2001
    ..In contrast, Mexican American participants assumed multiple roles. These differing orientations may be linked to other factors, including fertility control, the amount and type of partner support, and stress during pregnancy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of hormonal contraceptive safety and side effects among low-income Latina and non-Latina women
    S Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
    Matern Child Health J 4:233-9. 2000
    ..We explored perceptions of the safety and side effects of oral and injectable hormonal contraceptives among low-income women at high risk of unintended pregnancy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Birth outcomes of immigrant women in the United States, France, and Belgium
    S Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley 94720 7360, USA
    Matern Child Health J 3:177-87. 1999
    ..To compare maternal characteristics and birth outcomes of Mexico-born and native-born mothers in the United States and those of North African mothers living in France and Belgium to French and Belgian nationals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Obstetric complications during labor and delivery: assessing ethnic differences in California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7360, USA
    Womens Health Issues 16:189-97. 2006
    ..We sought to compare obstetric complications during labor and delivery among white non-Latina (white), black, Asian, and Latina women who delivered in California hospitals. Many intrapartum complications are preventable...
  14. pmc The effects of child-only insurance coverage and family coverage on health care access and use: recent findings among low-income children in California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, The Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:125-47. 2006
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  15. doi request reprint Association between preterm delivery and pre-pregnancy body mass (BMI), exercise and sleep during pregnancy among working women in Southern California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    Matern Child Health J 17:723-31. 2013
    ..The results are of public health relevance given that these risk factors are potentially modifiable both pre-conceptionally and during pregnancy and rates of PTD are still high in the United States...
  16. doi request reprint Juggling work and breastfeeding: effects of maternity leave and occupational characteristics
    Sylvia Guendelman
    University of California, Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e38-46. 2009
    ..California is 1 of only 5 states in the United States providing paid pregnancy leave that can be extended for infant bonding...
  17. ncbi request reprint Access to health care for children and adolescents in working poor families: recent findings from California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Med Care 43:68-78. 2005
    ..Children in working poor families are among the most disadvantaged, yet little is known about barriers to care for these children...
  18. doi request reprint Weight perceptions among overweight and obese women: a US-Mexico binational perspective
    Sylvia Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2440-3. 2011
    ..Weight misperceptions were common in both populations but more prevalent in Mexico, and low screening by health providers may be an important contributor to poor weight control in both countries...
  19. doi request reprint Maternal perceptions of early childhood ideal body weight differ among Mexican-origin mothers residing in Mexico compared to California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Community Health and Human Development, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:222-9. 2010
    ..To assess maternal perceptions of children's current and ideal body sizes, and the meaning of and factors contributing to overweight in infancy and early childhood among Mexican-origin mothers living in Mexico and in California...
  20. ncbi request reprint Overcoming the odds: access to care for immigrant children in working poor families in California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Division of Health Policy and Management, and the Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, USA
    Matern Child Health J 9:351-62. 2005
    ..To explore the extent to which, among working poor families, uninsured immigrant children experience more barriers to care than uninsured nonimmigrants, and compare these differences to those of insured children...
  21. pmc The association between pre-pregnancy BMI and preterm delivery in a diverse southern California population of working women
    Jessica Lang Kosa
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, 207 J University Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Matern Child Health J 15:772-81. 2011
    ..Current NHLBI/WHO BMI categories may be inadequate for identifying women at higher risk for PTD...
  22. doi request reprint Dietary associations of household food insecurity among children of Mexican descent: results of a binational study
    Lisa G Rosas
    Center on Social Disparities in Health, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:2001-9. 2009
    ..This study aimed to understand the level of perceived food insecurity and its association with dietary intake among children of Mexican descent residing in the United States and Mexico...
  23. pmc Social disparities in maternal morbidity during labor and delivery between Mexican-born and US-born White Californians, 1996-1998
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2218-24. 2005
    ..To assess maternal health disparities, we compared maternal morbidities during labor and delivery among Mexican-born and US-born White, non-Latina women residing in California...
  24. pmc Factors associated with overweight and obesity among children of Mexican descent: results of a binational study
    Lisa G Rosas
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:169-80. 2011
    ..These data offer hypotheses for how migration may influence the high prevalence of overweight among the Mexican children in California...
  25. doi request reprint Birthplace, language use, and body size among Mexican American women and men: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001-2006
    Sylvia Guendelman
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 22:590-605. 2011
    ..We draw from 2001-2006 NHANES data on Mexican Americans to examine whether body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference vary by country of birth and among the U.S.-born by language...
  26. pmc Obstetric complications in women with diagnosed mental illness: the relative success of California's county mental health system
    Dorothy Thornton
    Division of Community Health and Human Development, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California, University Hall, Berkeley 415 596 6569, CA 94720, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:246-64. 2010
    ..Objective: To examine disparities in serious obstetric complications and quality of obstetric care during labor and delivery for women with and without mental illness...
  27. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship of second-trimester corticotropin releasing hormone, chronic stress and preterm delivery
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:788-95. 2008
    ..We examined the impact of chronic stress on the relationship between second-trimester serum corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) concentrations and preterm delivery (PTD) in working women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Crossing the border for abortion services: the Tijuana-San Diego connection
    Veronica Angulo
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94270 7360, USA
    Health Care Women Int 23:642-53. 2002
    ..While crossborder abortion seekers in San Diego face multiple barriers to access abortions, they posed no increased risk for complications, nor did they represent a financial burden on California...
  29. doi request reprint Work-family balance after childbirth: the association between employer-offered leave characteristics and maternity leave duration
    Sylvia Guendelman
    Maternal and Child Health Program, Division of Community Health and Human Development, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 94720 7360, USA
    Matern Child Health J 18:200-8. 2014
    ..Policy makers should recognize the pivotal role of employers in offering job security during and after maternity leave and consider widening the eligibility criteria of the Family and Medical Leave Act. ..
  30. ncbi request reprint Developing Spanish-language family planning materials: lessons learned from extensive field tests
    Colleen Denny-Garamendi
    School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 39:176-80. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Differential access and utilization of health services by immigrant and native-born children in working poor families in California
    Sylvia Guendelman
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 13:12-23. 2002