Sylvia Guendelman

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
  24. 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...
  25. 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