Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
- Neonatal neurobehavioral organization after exposure to maternal epidural analgesia in laborAleeca F Bell
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, Department of Women, Children and Family Health Sciences, 845 South Damen, MC 802, Chicago, IL 60466, USA
J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:178-90. 2010..To explore relationships between maternal epidural analgesia and two measures of neurobehavioral organization in infants at the initial feeding 1 hour after birth...
- Childbirth and symptoms of postpartum depression and anxiety: a prospective birth cohort studyA F Bell
Department of Women Children and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 S Damen Ave, M C 820, Chicago, IL, 60612, USA
Arch Womens Ment Health 19:219-27. 2016..Our findings suggest that improving women's childbirth experience may decrease the likelihood of postpartum anxiety, but not postpartum depression. ..
- Fetal exposure to synthetic oxytocin and the relationship with prefeeding cues within one hour postbirthAleeca F Bell
Department of Women, Children, and Family Health Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 South Damen Ave, M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612, United States
Early Hum Dev 89:137-43. 2013..Intrapartum synthetic oxytocin is commonly used for labor induction/augmentation in the US, yet there is little research on potential effects on infant neurobehavioral cues...
- Maternal and umbilical artery cortisol at birth: relationships with epidural analgesia and newborn alertnessAleeca F Bell
Department of Women Children and Family Health Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Biol Res Nurs 14:269-76. 2012..Newborn alertness soon after birth facilitates mother-infant interaction and may be related to umbilical cortisol levels. Yet, little is known about whether epidural analgesia influences umbilical cortisol at birth...
- Maternal and fetal stress responses during birth: adaptive or maladaptive?Aleeca Bell
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 845 South Damen Avenue, M C 802, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
J Midwifery Womens Health 51:319-20. 2006
- Concept clarification of neonatal neurobehavioural organizationAleeca F Bell
College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Adv Nurs 61:570-81. 2008..This paper is a report of a concept analysis of neonatal neurobehavioural organization for healthy full-term infants...
- Detection of salivary oxytocin levels in lactating womenRosemary White-Traut
University of Illinois College of Nursing, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
Dev Psychobiol 51:367-73. 2009..The findings suggest that oxytocin release into saliva increases in anticipation of feedings. This study also supports the potential usefulness of salivary measures of oxytocin as a noninvasive index of changes in this peptide...