fathers

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Summary: Male parents, human or animal.

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  1. ncbi Chronic high-fat diet in fathers programs β-cell dysfunction in female rat offspring
    Sheau Fang Ng
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Nature 467:963-6. 2010
  2. ncbi Sex-specific, male-line transgenerational responses in humans
    Marcus E Pembrey
    Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, England, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 14:159-66. 2006
  3. pmc Prescription drug use among fathers and mothers before and during pregnancy. A population-based cohort study of 106,000 pregnancies in Norway 2004-2006
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:653-60. 2008
  4. pmc Long term mortality of mothers and fathers after pre-eclampsia: population based cohort study
    H U Irgens
    Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Locus for Registry Based Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Bergen, Haukeland Hospital, N5021 Bergen, Norway
    BMJ 323:1213-7. 2001
  5. ncbi Kangaroo Mother Care helps fathers of preterm infants gain confidence in the paternal role
    Ylva Thernström Blomqvist
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 68:1988-96. 2012
  6. ncbi Depression, perceived stress, and social support among first-time Chinese mothers and fathers in the postpartum period
    Ling Ling Gao
    School of Nursing, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Res Nurs Health 32:50-8. 2009
  7. ncbi Fathers' role in the etiology, prevention and treatment of child anxiety: a review and new model
    Susan Bögels
    University of Amsterdam, Department of Education, 1090 GE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:539-58. 2008
  8. ncbi Birth preparedness, complication readiness and fathers' participation in maternity care in a northern Nigerian community
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:21-32. 2010
  9. ncbi Preconceptional fasting of fathers alters serum glucose in offspring of mice
    Lucy M Anderson
    Laboratory of Comparative Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Nutrition 22:327-31. 2006
  10. ncbi Intakes and perceived home availability of sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit and vegetables as reported by mothers, fathers and adolescents in the HEIA (HEalth In Adolescents) study
    Mona Bjelland
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1046 Blindern, NO 0316 Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 14:2156-65. 2011

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  1. ncbi Chronic high-fat diet in fathers programs β-cell dysfunction in female rat offspring
    Sheau Fang Ng
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia
    Nature 467:963-6. 2010
    ..obesity on adiposity and metabolism in offspring are well established, the extent of any contribution of obese fathers is unclear, particularly the role of non-genetic factors in the causal pathway...
  2. ncbi Sex-specific, male-line transgenerational responses in humans
    Marcus E Pembrey
    Clinical and Molecular Genetics Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London, England, UK
    Eur J Hum Genet 14:159-66. 2006
    ..Using the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC), we identified 166 fathers who reported starting smoking before age 11 years and compared the growth of their offspring with those with a ..
  3. pmc Prescription drug use among fathers and mothers before and during pregnancy. A population-based cohort study of 106,000 pregnancies in Norway 2004-2006
    Anders Engeland
    Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:653-60. 2008
    ..In this registry-based study, we examined more than 100,000 Norwegian pregnancies and described the drug prescription pattern of both fathers and mothers around conception and during pregnancy (mothers).
  4. pmc Long term mortality of mothers and fathers after pre-eclampsia: population based cohort study
    H U Irgens
    Medical Birth Registry of Norway, Locus for Registry Based Epidemiology, Department of Public Health, University of Bergen, Haukeland Hospital, N5021 Bergen, Norway
    BMJ 323:1213-7. 2001
    To assess whether mothers and fathers have a higher long term risk of death, particularly from cardiovascular disease and cancer, after the mother has had pre-eclampsia.
  5. ncbi Kangaroo Mother Care helps fathers of preterm infants gain confidence in the paternal role
    Ylva Thernström Blomqvist
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 68:1988-96. 2012
    This article is a report on a descriptive study of fathers’ experiences of providing their preterm infants with Kangaroo Mother Care.
  6. ncbi Depression, perceived stress, and social support among first-time Chinese mothers and fathers in the postpartum period
    Ling Ling Gao
    School of Nursing, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Res Nurs Health 32:50-8. 2009
    ..in the postpartum period and its relationship with perceived stress and social support in first-time mothers and fathers. A cross-sectional study was conducted in mainland China with a convenience sample of 130 pairs of parents...
  7. ncbi Fathers' role in the etiology, prevention and treatment of child anxiety: a review and new model
    Susan Bögels
    University of Amsterdam, Department of Education, 1090 GE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:539-58. 2008
    b>Fathers have been neglected in investigations of the development, prevention, and treatment of anxiety and anxiety disorders in children and adolescents...
  8. ncbi Birth preparedness, complication readiness and fathers' participation in maternity care in a northern Nigerian community
    Zubairu Iliyasu
    Department of Community Medicine, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital and Bayero University Kano, Nigeria
    Afr J Reprod Health 14:21-32. 2010
    ..There is a need to increase involvement of men in their partner's maternity care through peer-led, culturally-sensitive community education and appropriate health system reforms...
  9. ncbi Preconceptional fasting of fathers alters serum glucose in offspring of mice
    Lucy M Anderson
    Laboratory of Comparative Carcinogenesis, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Nutrition 22:327-31. 2006
    Maternal nutrition has long-term effects on offspring characteristics. Similar effects mediated through fathers have not been tested.
  10. ncbi Intakes and perceived home availability of sugar-sweetened beverages, fruit and vegetables as reported by mothers, fathers and adolescents in the HEIA (HEalth In Adolescents) study
    Mona Bjelland
    Department of Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1046 Blindern, NO 0316 Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Public Health Nutr 14:2156-65. 2011
    ..To investigate the intakes of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB), fruit and vegetables (FV) among adolescents and their parents and to explore differences in the perceived availability by gender and parental education...
  11. ncbi An exploration of mothers' and fathers' views of their identities in chronic-kidney-disease management: parents as students?
    Veronica Swallow
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:3177-86. 2008
    ..To explore parents' views of their identities as they learn to manage their child's chronic kidney disease...
  12. ncbi The association between psychopathology in fathers versus mothers and children's internalizing and externalizing behavior problems: a meta-analysis
    Arin M Connell
    Emory University, Department of Psychology, Atlanta, Georgia 30322 2470, USA
    Psychol Bull 128:746-73. 2002
    ..this meta-analysis examines the relative strength of the association between psychopathology in mothers versus fathers and the presence of internalizing and externalizing disorders in children...
  13. ncbi Men's business, women's work: gender influences and fathers' smoking
    Joan L Bottorff
    Faculty of Health and Social Development, University of British Columbia Okanagan, 3333 University Way, Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 1V7, Canada
    Sociol Health Illn 32:583-96. 2010
    ..study provide direction for developing gender-specific tobacco reduction initiatives targeting expectant and new fathers. Indeed, a lack of intervention aimed at encouraging men's tobacco reduction has the potential to increase ..
  14. ncbi Brain responses differ to faces of mothers and fathers
    Marie Arsalidou
    Diagnostic Imaging and Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada
    Brain Cogn 74:47-51. 2010
    ..We examined brain activity with fMRI in adults in response to faces of their mothers and fathers compared to faces of celebrities and strangers...
  15. ncbi Fathers' contributions to the management of their child's long-term medical condition: a narrative review of the literature
    Veronica Swallow
    School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Health Expect 15:157-75. 2012
    b>Fathers' contributions to the management of long-term childhood medical conditions are under-represented in the literature; therefore, the full extent of their involvement is poorly understood by practitioners and researchers, so ..
  16. ncbi Fathers' experiences in the neonatal intensive care unit: a search for control
    Vincent Arockiasamy
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pediatrics 121:e215-22. 2008
    This qualitative study aimed at understanding the experiences of fathers of very ill neonates in the NICU.
  17. ncbi From alienation to familiarity: experiences of mothers and fathers of preterm infants
    Karin Jackson
    Department of Caring Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 43:120-9. 2003
    ..Mothers report more stress and poor adjustment compared with fathers. Influencing factors, such as family situation and health status of the child, can support or weaken the coping ..
  18. ncbi Paternal contribution to small for gestational age babies: a multicenter prospective study
    Lesley M E McCowan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1035-9. 2011
    ..In conclusion, we report a novel relationship between paternal obesity/central adiposity and birth of an SGA infant, which appears to be independent of maternal factors associated with fetal growth restriction...
  19. ncbi Parent and child screen-viewing time and home media environment
    Russell Jago
    Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences, School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    Am J Prev Med 43:150-8. 2012
    ..Data on the predictors of youth screen-viewing time is predominately from older children in North America. Parental and home media environment factors that are associated with screen-viewing time could be targeted in interventions...
  20. ncbi The impact of paternal involvement on feto-infant morbidity among Whites, Blacks and Hispanics
    Amina P Alio
    Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, 33612 3805, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:735-41. 2010
    ..Within each racial-ethnic subgroup, women with absent fathers had higher risks of poor birth outcomes than their counterparts with involved fathers...
  21. ncbi The breastfeeding team: the role of involved fathers in the breastfeeding family
    Lynn A Rempel
    Department of Nursing, Brock University, ON N2T 2H9, Canada
    J Hum Lact 27:115-21. 2011
    b>Fathers influence mothers' breastfeeding decisions and experiences. Fathers' perceptions of their roles as members of the breastfeeding family are likely important components of that influence...
  22. ncbi Feto-infant health and survival: does paternal involvement matter?
    Amina P Alio
    Department of Community and Family Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, 13201 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC 56, Tampa, FL 33612 3805, USA
    Matern Child Health J 14:931-7. 2010
    ..Additional studies with enhanced measures of paternal involvement are needed to better assess the role of fathers in enhancing prenatal health behaviors and pregnancy outcomes...
  23. ncbi Relative risks of adolescent and young adult alcohol use: the role of drinking fathers, mothers, siblings, and friends
    Ron H J Scholte
    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, P O Box 9104, 6500 HE, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Addict Behav 33:1-14. 2008
    The present study examined to what extent regular drinking of fathers, mothers, co-twins, siblings, and friends was related to adolescent regular drinking in three age groups: 12-15, 16-20 and 21-15-year olds...
  24. ncbi Helping Chinese fathers quit smoking through educating their nonsmoking spouses: a randomized controlled trial
    Sophia S C Chan
    Department of Nursing Studies, University of Hong Kong, 4 F William M W Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Health Promot 23:31-4. 2008
    Assess the effectiveness of a two-step health education program by nurses delivered through nonsmoking mothers to help fathers of sick children quit smoking.
  25. ncbi Fathers' involvement and children's developmental outcomes: a systematic review of longitudinal studies
    Anna Sarkadi
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Acta Paediatr 97:153-8. 2008
    ..This systematic review aims to describe longitudinal evidence on the effects of father involvement on children's developmental outcomes...
  26. ncbi Variation in testosterone levels and male reproductive effort: insight from a polygynous human population
    Alexandra Alvergne
    Universite Montpellier II, France CNRS, Institut des Sciences de l Evolution, Place Eugene Bataillon, CC 065, 34095 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Horm Behav 56:491-7. 2009
    ..We first show that pair-bonding and/or transition to fatherhood is associated with T profiles: married fathers (N=53) have lower morning and afternoon T levels than unmarried non-fathers (N=28)...
  27. ncbi Paternal diet-induced obesity impairs embryo development and implantation in the mouse
    Megan Mitchell
    School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, The Robinson Institute, University of Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Fertil Steril 95:1349-53. 2011
    ..To use a rodent model of male diet-induced obesity (DIO) to examine resultant preimplantation embryo development and implantation rate, as well as fetal and placental growth...
  28. ncbi Men's psychological transition to fatherhood: an analysis of the literature, 1989-2008
    Lucia Genesoni
    Department of Psychology, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Birth 36:305-18. 2009
    ..The aim was to investigate men's psychological transition to fatherhood from pregnancy of the partner through the infant's first year of life...
  29. ncbi A comparison of mothers' and fathers' experiences of the attachment process in a neonatal intensive care unit
    Liv Fegran
    Faculty of Health and Sports, University of Agder, Norway
    J Clin Nurs 17:810-6. 2008
    To compare mothers' and fathers' individual views and experiences of the attachment process in a neonatal intensive care unit within the first week after a premature birth.
  30. ncbi Depression in mothers and fathers of children with intellectual disability
    M B Olsson
    University of Trollhattan Uddevalla, Vänersborg, Sweden Department of Psychology, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    J Intellect Disabil Res 45:535-43. 2001
    ..8) than mothers of children with ID without autism (mean = 9.2), who in turn, had higher depression scores than fathers of children with autism (mean = 6.2), fathers of children with ID without autism (mean = 5...
  31. ncbi Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in families of adolescent childhood cancer survivors
    Anne E Kazak
    Division of Oncology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Pediatr Psychol 29:211-9. 2004
    To describe rates and concordance of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) in adolescent childhood cancer survivors and their mothers and fathers.
  32. pmc The effects of pre- and postnatal depression in fathers: a natural experiment comparing the effects of exposure to depression on offspring
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:1069-78. 2008
    Depression in fathers in the postnatal period is associated with an increased risk of behavioural problems in their offspring, particularly for boys...
  33. pmc Parental depression and child temperament: assessing child to parent effects in a longitudinal population study
    Lucy Hanington
    University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Infant Behav Dev 33:88-95. 2010
    ..Father to child effects were significant only in male children. Little evidence was found for child to parent effects...
  34. ncbi First-time fathers' experiences of childbirth--a phenomenological study
    Asa Premberg
    Institute of Health and Care Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Box 457, 40530 Goteborg, Sweden
    Midwifery 27:848-53. 2011
    To describe fathers' experiences during childbirth.
  35. pmc Maternal macronutrient and energy intakes in pregnancy and offspring intake at 10 y: exploring parental comparisons and prenatal effects
    Marie Jo A Brion
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:748-56. 2010
    ..Few prospective dietary studies have explored this relation...
  36. ncbi Interaction of maternal atopy, CTLA-4 gene polymorphism and gender on antenatal immunoglobulin E production
    K D Yang
    Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Clin Exp Allergy 37:680-7. 2007
    ..This study investigated the interaction of CTLA-4 polymorphism with prenatal factors on the elevation of cord blood IgE (CBIgE)...
  37. ncbi Individual and combined effects of postpartum depression in mothers and fathers on parenting behavior
    James F Paulson
    Center for Pediatric Research, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 855 W Brambleton Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23510, USA
    Pediatrics 118:659-68. 2006
    ..Maternal postpartum depression is known to negatively affect parenting and may prevent mothers from following anticipatory guidance. The effects of postpartum depression in fathers on parenting is understudied.
  38. ncbi Testosterone and prolactin are associated with emotional responses to infant cries in new fathers
    Alison S Fleming
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Horm Behav 42:399-413. 2002
    To determine the responsiveness of new fathers and non-fathers toward infant cues, we exposed fathers and non-fathers to infant cries and to control stimuli and we measured affective, heart-rate, and endocrine responses, including ..
  39. ncbi Social position affects bone mass in childhood through opposing actions on height and weight
    Emma M Clark
    Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Bone Miner Res 20:2082-9. 2005
    ..9 years. The tendency for social position to increase bone area and bone mass through a positive influence on height was opposed by a negative effect of social position on weight and fat mass...
  40. ncbi Validation of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale for men, and comparison of item endorsement with their partners
    S Matthey
    Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, South West Sydney Area Health Service, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 64:175-84. 2001
    ..While some studies have reported the use of the EPDS with fathers, none have validated it for this group, and thus the appropriate cut-off score for screening for depression or ..
  41. ncbi A change in life as experienced by first-time fathers
    Astrid Fägerskiöld
    Department of Medicine and Health, Division of Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:64-71. 2008
    ..Up to now, research has focused mainly on motherhood. The aim of this study was to explore first-time fathers' experiences during early infancy of their children...
  42. ncbi Evolution and proximate expression of human paternal investment
    D C Geary
    Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211 2500, USA
    Psychol Bull 126:55-77. 2000
    ..On the basis of this review, discussion of the evolution and proximate expression of human paternal investment is provided...
  43. ncbi Paternal postpartum depression, its relationship to maternal postpartum depression, and implications for family health
    Janice H Goodman
    Boston College Connell School of Nursing, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, USA
    J Adv Nurs 45:26-35. 2004
    ..Much attention has been paid to the problem of postpartum depression in women. However, there is some indication that men also experience depression after the birth of a child, and that paternal depression is linked to maternal depression...
  44. ncbi Establishment of the paternal methylation imprint of the human H19 and MEST/PEG1 genes during spermatogenesis
    A Kerjean
    Laboratoire de Biologie de la Reproduction, Universite Paris V, hôpital Cochin Port Royal, Pavillon Cassini, 123 Boulevard de Port Royal, 75014 Paris, France
    Hum Mol Genet 9:2183-7. 2000
    ..The paternal-specific imprint is re-established only later, during spermatogonial differentiation in the adult testis...
  45. ncbi Impact of parental BMI on the manifestation of overweight 5-7 year old children
    Sandra Danielzik
    Institut fur Humanernahrung und Lebensmittelkunde, Christian Albrechts Universitat zu Kiel, Düsternbrooker Weg 17, 24105 Kiel, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 41:132-8. 2002
    ..Genetic and environmental factors are contributing factors but the influence of parental nutritional state on early manifestation of overweight is not well characterised...
  46. pmc Depression in men in the postnatal period and later child psychopathology: a population cohort study
    Paul G Ramchandani
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Headington, Oxford, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:390-8. 2008
    ..The present study set out to assess the association between depression in men in the postnatal period and later psychiatric disorders in their children and to investigate predisposing factors for depression in men following childbirth...
  47. ncbi Who knows more about the impact of malocclusion on children's quality of life, mothers or fathers?
    Man Zhang
    Discipline of Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
    Eur J Orthod 29:180-5. 2007
    ..This study compared agreement among mothers, fathers, and children regarding the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of children...
  48. ncbi Intrapartum care could be improved according to Swedish fathers: mode of birth matters for satisfaction
    Margareta Johansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, SE 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
    Women Birth 26:195-201. 2013
    ..Intrapartum care is expected to be shaped by parents' need and preferences...
  49. ncbi Comparative levels of psychological distress, stress symptoms, depression and anxiety after childbirth--a prospective population-based study of mothers and fathers
    Hans Skari
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, University of Oslo, Norway
    BJOG 109:1154-63. 2002
    ..To compare maternal and paternal psychological responses following birth of a healthy baby; and to explore predictors of parental psychological distress...
  50. ncbi The role of men as partners and fathers in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV and in the promotion of sexual and reproductive health
    Eric Ramirez-Ferrero
    Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Reprod Health Matters 20:103-9. 2012
    ..This approach can both help to achieve health goals and engender more equitable relationships between men and women...
  51. ncbi Y-chromosomal microsatellite mutation rates: differences in mutation rate between and within loci
    B Myhre Dupuy
    Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Oslo, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway
    Hum Mutat 23:117-24. 2004
    ..Five biallelic markers were also analyzed in the fathers-Tat, YAP, 12f2, SRY1532, and 92R7-defining haplogroups 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, and 16, respectively...
  52. ncbi Outcomes after anti-rheumatic drug use before and during pregnancy: a cohort study among 150,000 pregnant women and expectant fathers
    K K Viktil
    Diakonhjemmet Hospital Pharmacy, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Rheumatol 41:196-201. 2012
    To study (i) the drug utilization pattern of anti-rheumatic drugs in pregnant women and expectant fathers and (ii) the association between the use of anti-rheumatic drugs during pregnancy and the risk of congenital malformations.
  53. ncbi Intranasal oxytocin increases fathers' observed responsiveness during play with their children: a double-blind within-subject experiment
    Fabienne Naber
    Centre of Child and Family Studies, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 35:1583-6. 2010
    ..Subjects were 17 fathers with their toddler, observed in two play sessions of 15 min each with an intervening period of 1 week...
  54. ncbi Teenage pregnancy and the influence of paternal involvement on fetal outcomes
    Amina P Alio
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 24:404-9. 2011
    ..We sought to assess the impact of paternal involvement on adverse birth outcomes in teenage mothers...
  55. pmc Risk for asthma in offspring of asthmatic mothers versus fathers: a meta-analysis
    Robert H Lim
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10134. 2010
    ..However, a handful have shown the opposite. Given this disparity, a meta-analysis is necessary to determine the veracity and magnitude of the "maternal effect."..
  56. pmc Sleep patterns and fatigue in new mothers and fathers
    Caryl L Gay
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 5:311-8. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to describe the sleep patterns and fatigue of both mothers and fathers before and after childbirth...
  57. ncbi Towards a family process model of maternal and paternal depressive symptoms: exploring multiple relations with child and family functioning
    E Mark Cummings
    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 46:479-89. 2005
    ..Research has focused on maternal dysphoria and child adjustment. However, family process models indicate gaps in the study of paternal dysphoria, broader family functioning, and diverse child outcomes...
  58. ncbi Childbirth - an emotionally demanding experience for fathers
    Margareta Johansson
    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, SE 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
    Sex Reprod Healthc 3:11-20. 2012
    ..While attending birth mostly has a positive impact on becoming a father, it has also been described as including feelings of discomfort and is more demanding than expected...
  59. pmc Prenatal exposure to maternal and paternal smoking on attention deficit hyperactivity disorders symptoms and diagnosis in offspring
    Yoko Nomura
    Department of Psychology, Queens College, The City University of New York, Flushing, NY 10029, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:672-8. 2010
    ..Although father's smoking was not associated with an increased risk, as it strongly influenced mothers' smoking, intervention for both parents may be most effective in preventing the pathway to ADHD-related problems in the children...
  60. ncbi 'Just a bystander'? Men's place in the process of fetal screening and diagnosis
    Louise Locock
    University of Oxford, UK
    Soc Sci Med 62:1349-59. 2006
    ..Men's status and feelings as fathers are sometimes overlooked or suppressed, or may conflict with their other roles, particularly when screening ..
  61. ncbi Differences in perceptions of early childhood oral health-related quality of life between fathers and mothers in Saudi Arabia
    Sharat C Pani
    Division of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Paediatr Dent 22:244-9. 2012
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  62. ncbi Re: Prostate cancer in fathers with fewer male offspring: the Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort
    Justo Lorenzo Bermejo
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:901-2; author reply 903-4. 2007
  63. ncbi Improving research, policy and practice to promote paternal involvement in pregnancy outcomes: the roles of obstetricians-gynecologists
    M Jermane Bond
    Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Health Policy Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:525-9. 2010
    ..To review current research, policy, and practice on paternal involvement in pregnancy outcomes and suggest recommendations to improve paternal involvement in pregnancy and childbirth...
  64. pmc Malawian fathers' views and experiences of attending the birth of their children: a qualitative study
    Lucy Ida Kululanga
    Department of Community and Mental Health, Kamuzu College of Nursing, University of Malawi, P, O, Box 415, Blantyre, Malawi
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:141. 2012
    ..This paper explored the views and experiences of men who attended the birth of their children from two private hospitals in an urban setting in southern Malawi...
  65. ncbi Fathers' birth experience in relation to midwifery care
    Ingegerd Hildingsson
    Department of Health Science, Mid Sweden University, Sundsvall, Sweden
    Women Birth 24:129-36. 2011
    The aim was to identify the proportion of fathers having a positive experience of a normal birth and to explore factors related to midwifery care that were associated with a positive experience.
  66. ncbi Adolescent men's attitudes in relation to pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review of the literature from 1980-2009
    Maria Lohan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom
    J Adolesc Health 47:327-45. 2010
    ..Furthermore, it is argued that the inclusion of adolescent men would lead to more effective adolescent pregnancy prevention and counseling programmes...
  67. ncbi Fathers parenting chronically ill children: concerns and coping strategies
    Judith K Hovey
    Oakland University School of Nursing, Rochester, Michigan, USA
    Issues Compr Pediatr Nurs 28:83-95. 2005
    The concerns and coping strategies of fathers with chronically ill children and those they perceived as their wives' were identified...
  68. ncbi Physical and emotional self-rated health among Swedish women and men during pregnancy and the first year of parenthood
    Erica Schytt
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Division of Reproductive and Perinatal Care, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Sex Reprod Healthc 2:57-64. 2011
    ..We wanted to explore SRH over the time period of pregnancy and the first year of parenthood, dividing the measurement into physical and emotional SRH and also to include the fathers.
  69. pmc Drug abuse and intimate partner violence: a comparative study of opioid-dependent fathers
    Barbara C Moore
    Yale University School of Medicine, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 81:218-27. 2011
    ..the lifetime prevalence and recent frequency of intimate partner violence in the coparenting relationships of 106 fathers enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment...
  70. ncbi Hormonal correlates of human paternal interactions: a hospital-based investigation in urban Jamaica
    P B Gray
    Department of Anthropology and Ethnic Studies, 4505 Maryland Parkway 5003, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, USA
    Horm Behav 52:499-507. 2007
    ..We recruited 43 men, aged 18-38, to participate: 15 single men; 16 "coresidential" fathers (men who live with their adult female partner and youngest child); and 12 "visiting" fathers (men who live apart ..
  71. ncbi Maternal glutathione S-transferase GSTP1 genotype is a specific predictor of phenotype in children with asthma
    W D Carroll
    Academic Department of Paediatrics, The University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 16:32-9. 2005
    ..As a child's genotype is not independent of maternal genotype, effects seen in candidate gene studies may be due at least in part to this phenomenon...
  72. ncbi The effects of social context on the hormonal and behavioral responsiveness of human fathers
    Anne E Storey
    Department of Psychology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Horm Behav 60:353-61. 2011
    We tested first-time fathers with their 22-month old toddlers to determine whether social context variables such as pre-test absence from the child and presence of the mother affected physiological measures associated with paternal ..
  73. ncbi Higher offspring birth weight predicts the metabolic syndrome in mothers but not fathers 8 years after delivery: the Pune Children's Study
    Chittaranjan S Yajnik
    Diabetes Unit, King Edward Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Pune, India
    Diabetes 52:2090-6. 2003
    ..001) (adjusted for offspring sex and birth order, maternal age, and socioeconomic status) but not hyperglycemia. Fathers (39 years of age, n = 398) of heavier babies were taller and heavier, independent of maternal size (P < 0...
  74. ncbi Paternal body fat is a longitudinal predictor of changes in body fat in premenarcheal girls
    R Figueroa-Colon
    Department of Pediatrics, General Clinical Research Center, Medical Statistics Unit, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 71:829-34. 2000
    ..Longitudinal studies in infants and children suggest that low total energy expenditure (EE) (TEE) and parental body composition are important predisposing factors to obesity...
  75. ncbi Adjusting to being a father to an infant born prematurely: experiences from Swedish fathers
    Birgitta Lindberg
    Division of Nursing, Department of Health Sciences, Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 22:79-85. 2008
    The aim of this study was to describe the experiences of being a father to a prematurely born infant. Eight fathers of prematurely born children were interviewed using a narrative approach, and a thematic content analysis was used to ..
  76. ncbi The experience of Middle Eastern men living in Sweden of maternal and child health care and fatherhood: focus-group discussions and content analysis
    Pernilla Ny
    Department of Health and Society, S 20506 Malmö, Malmo University, Sweden
    Midwifery 24:281-90. 2008
    ..An integral part of the aim of this study has also been to describe the experiences of men from the Middle East when becoming and being a father in Sweden...
  77. ncbi Men's passage to fatherhood: an analysis of the contemporary relevance of transition theory
    Jan Draper
    Royal College of Nursing Institute, Distance Learning Unit, London, UK
    Nurs Inq 10:66-77. 2003
    ....
  78. ncbi Maternal depression, paternal psychopathology, and adolescent diagnostic outcomes
    Patricia A Brennan
    Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 70:1075-85. 2002
    ..Chronic family stress and father's expressed emotion appeared to mediate the relationship between parental psychopathology and youth depression...
  79. ncbi Paternal body mass index is associated with decreased blastocyst development and reduced live birth rates following assisted reproductive technology
    Hassan W Bakos
    Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, Robinson Institute, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Fertil Steril 95:1700-4. 2011
    ..To determine the relationship between paternal body mass index (BMI), embryo development and pregnancy, and live birth outcomes after assisted reproductive technology (ART)...
  80. ncbi Preschooler obesity and parenting styles of mothers and fathers: Australian national population study
    Melissa Wake
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
    Pediatrics 120:e1520-7. 2007
    The purpose of this work was to determine relationships between BMI status at ages 4 to 5 years and mothers' and fathers' parenting dimensions and parenting styles.
  81. ncbi Predicting posttraumatic stress symptoms in mothers and fathers of survivors of childhood cancers
    A E Kazak
    Division of Oncology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 37:823-31. 1998
    ....
  82. ncbi From distance toward proximity: fathers lived experience of caring for their preterm infants
    Pia Lundqvist
    Neonatal Unit, Children s Hospital, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    J Pediatr Nurs 22:490-7. 2007
    Open interviews with 13 fathers were performed, using a hermeneutic phenomenological method, to illuminate their lived experience of caring for their preterm infant...
  83. ncbi Expectant fathers' and mothers' perceptions of breastfeeding and formula feeding: a focus group study in three US cities
    Alexis B Avery
    New Mexico Department of Health, USA
    J Hum Lact 27:147-54. 2011
    ..Women voiced concerns about father-infant bonding more than men did. Both groups emphasized fathers' support of the infant, but not of the mother...
  84. ncbi Why some women do not breast feed: bottle feeding and fathers' role
    S Earle
    School of Health and Policy Studies, Faculty of Health and Community Care, University of Central England, Franchise Street, Perry Barr, Birmingham B42 2SU, UK
    Midwifery 16:323-30. 2000
    ..To explore women's experiences and perceptions of baby feeding and to explore the explanations offered by women who choose to either breast or bottle feed...
  85. ncbi Assortative weight gain in mother-daughter and father-son pairs: an emerging source of childhood obesity. Longitudinal study of trios (EarlyBird 43)
    E M Perez-Pastor
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Peninsula Medical School, Plymouth Campus, Plymouth, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:727-35. 2009
    ....
  86. ncbi Cortisol and testosterone in Filipino young adult men: evidence for co-regulation of both hormones by fatherhood and relationship status
    Lee T Gettler
    Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 23:609-20. 2011
    ..We also test whether co-elevationor co-downregulation of CORT and T are present in men who are mating-oriented (non-pairbonded, non-fathers) and parenting-oriented (pairbonded and/or fathers), respectively.
  87. ncbi New evidence of genetic factors influencing sexual orientation in men: female fecundity increase in the maternal line
    Francesca Iemmola
    Department of General Psychology, University of Padova, via Belzoni 80, Padua, Italy
    Arch Sex Behav 38:393-9. 2009
    ..No evidence of increased paternal fecundity was found; thus, our data confirmed a sexually antagonistic inheritance partly linked to the X-chromosome that promotes fecundity in females and a homosexual sexual orientation in males...
  88. ncbi Negative perceived paternal parenting is associated with dopamine D2 receptor exon 8 and GABA(A) alpha 6 receptor variants: an explorative study
    Michael Lucht
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Greifswald, Stralsund, Germany
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 141:167-72. 2006
    ..Our findings support a role for DRD2 (E8) and GABRA6 (Pro385Ser) in perceived parenting...
  89. pmc Fatherhood, pairbonding and testosterone in the Philippines
    Christopher W Kuzawa
    Northwestern University, Department of Anthropology, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Horm Behav 56:429-35. 2009
    ..This hypothesis is supported by the observation of lower T in pairbonded men or fathers compared to single, non-fathers; however, prior work has highlighted population variation in the association ..
  90. pmc Longitudinal evidence that fatherhood decreases testosterone in human males
    Lee T Gettler
    Department of Anthropology, and Cells to Society, Center on Social Disparities and Health, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:16194-9. 2011
    ..making it unclear whether fatherhood suppresses T or if men with lower T are more likely to become fathers. Here, we use a large representative study in the Philippines (n = 624) to show that among single nonfathers at ..
  91. ncbi The influence of fathers' socioeconomic status and paternity leave on breastfeeding duration: a population-based cohort study
    Renée Flacking
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 38:337-43. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the effects of fathers' socioeconomic status and their use of paternity leave on breastfeeding duration for infants up to 1 year of age.
  92. pmc Paternal support and preterm birth, and the moderation of effects of chronic stress: a study in Los Angeles county mothers
    Jo Kay C Ghosh
    Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles, 650 Charles E Young Dr South, CHS 71 254, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:327-38. 2010
    ..15 [95%CI 0.92, 5.03]), but women with greater support had no increased risk with moderate-to-high chronic stress (OR 1.13 [95%CI 0.94, 1.35]). Paternal support may moderate the effects of chronic stress on the risk of preterm delivery...
  93. ncbi Sooner or later? Young Australian men's perspectives on timing of parenthood
    Rachel Thompson
    School of Psychology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    J Health Psychol 16:807-18. 2011
    ..Programmes and policies which facilitate the establishment of important 'preconditions' for parenthood would support individuals to achieve their reproductive aspirations...
  94. ncbi Fathers in the birth room: what are they expecting and experiencing? A phenomenological study
    Heather L Longworth
    Midwifery Research Department, Room 54, Antenatal Clinic, Liverpool Women s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Crown Street, Liverpool L8 7SS, UK
    Midwifery 27:588-94. 2011
    to explore the role, expectations and meanings that individual fathers ascribe to their presence at birth.
  95. ncbi Intergenerational correlations in size at birth and the contribution of environmental factors: The Uppsala Birth Cohort Multigenerational Study, Sweden, 1915-2002
    Bianca L de Stavola
    Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 174:52-62. 2011
    ..These models assumed a common latent factor for the sociodemographic variables. The present results show that the shared environment moderately but significantly contributes to intergenerational correlations...
  96. ncbi Including expectant fathers in antenatal education programmes in Istanbul, Turkey
    J M Turan
    Istanbul Tip Fakultesi, Kadin ve Cocuk Sağliği Eğitim ve Araştirma Birimi, Cerrahi Monoblok karşisi, Capa 34390, Istanbul, Turkey
    Reprod Health Matters 9:114-25. 2001
    ..Based on the results, separate community-based antenatal education programmes for expectant mothers and expectant fathers were tested...
  97. ncbi Support of fathers of infants by the child health nurse
    Astrid Fägerskiöld
    Department of Medicine and Care, Nursing Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Linkopings Universitet, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:79-85. 2006
    The child health nurse is considered to be able to support fathers in the transition to parenthood, through utilizing the fathers' inherent resources for the best development of the child...
  98. ncbi Paternal psychiatric disorders and children's psychosocial development
    Paul Ramchandani
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 374:646-53. 2009
    ..Most research has focused on mothers, neglecting psychiatric disorders affecting fathers. We review findings on paternal psychiatric disorders and their effect on children's psychosocial development...
  99. ncbi Explaining the parental stress of fathers and mothers caring for a child with intellectual disability: a Double ABCX Model
    T Saloviita
    Department of Special Education, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    J Intellect Disabil Res 47:300-12. 2003
    ..ABCX Model of adaptation and selected on the basis of previous research were chosen to explain the parental stress of the mothers (n = 116) and fathers (n = 120) of children with an intellectual disability (age range = 1- 10 years).
  100. ncbi Depressive symptoms and psychosocial stress across the transition to parenthood: associations with parental psychopathology and child difficulty
    Sonja Perren
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Basel, Switzerland
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 26:173-83. 2005
    ..g., antenatal depression. However, only a few studies have involved fathers. Moreover, most studies focus on the prevalence of depression instead of intraindividual changes over time...
  101. pmc Depression in fathers in the postnatal period: assessment of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale as a screening measure
    Olivia J H Edmondson
    Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Affect Disord 125:365-8. 2010
    ..The present study aimed to determine whether a reliable cut off point for the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) can be established to screen fathers.

Research Grants75

  1. Parental age at birth and risk of adult-onset cancer in female offspring
    Yani Lu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..estrogens with advancing gestational age and higher chance of germ cell mutations and DNA damage from older fathers (but not older mothers) supports the possibility that advanced maternal age may increase the risk of hormone-..
  2. Parenting, Adolescent Self-Regulation, and Risk-Taking Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..known prospective study of these processes by recruiting a sample of 1,417 8-year-olds and their mothers and fathers from 13 cultures (Jinan and Shanghai, China;Colombia;Naples and Rome, Italy;Jordan;Kenya;Philippines;Sweden;..
  3. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY - CACHE COUNTY STUDY CENTER
    Edward Clark; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  4. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  5. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY -CLINICAL BIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
    VELAZQUEZ FRANCISCO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  6. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  7. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Betty Wood; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  8. DNA METHYLOME STUDY IN TYPE 1 DIABETES
    ART PETRONIS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..epigenetic changes were inherited and which ones were acquired later in life, we will test germline samples of fathers who have children with T1D and are also affected with T1D themselves or have a family history of T1D...
  9. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY COORDINATING CENTER
    Elaine D Eaker; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  10. Metabolic and Energetic Consequences of Fatherhood
    Wendy Saltzman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The mechanisms underlying these effects are unknown;however, as human and other mammalian fathers undergo predictable changes in several metabolically important hormones, one possibility is that these endocrine ..
  11. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    William Hogan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  12. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY BIOMEDICAL (APPLIED/EXPLORATORY)
    Lee Smith; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  13. SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY INFORMATION SYSTEM
    JAMES TER MAAT; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  14. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    DANA DABALEA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  15. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY BIOMEDICAL (APPLIED/EXPLORATORY)
    Lee Smith; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  16. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Kristina Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  17. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY SUPPORT
    Russell Walker; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  18. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Helen Koo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  19. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Helen Koo; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  20. Prolonged Grief and Functioning of Parents after the Hermosillo Day Care Fire
    Fran H Norris; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the ABC Day Care Center fire in Hermosillo, Mexico on the grief and functioning of 170 parents (mothers and fathers) whose infants and toddlers were being cared for at the time of the blaze...
  21. Maternal-Fetal Conflict: The Effect of Imprinted Genes on Fetal Growth
    Ronald M Adkins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Design: DNA is being collected from 500 sets of mothers, fathers, and their newborns based on stringent inclusion/exclusion criteria...
  22. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY - PROGRAM &PLANNING SUPPORT FOR THE NCS PROGRAM OFFICE
    RAJNI SAMAVEDAM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  23. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY - PROGRAM &PLANNING SUPPORT FOR THE NCS PROGRAM OFFICE
    RAJNI SAMAVEDAM; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  24. Transgenerational effects of nicotine in F1 generation of exposed fathers in mice
    Markus Vallaster; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Recent studies suggest that the proclivity t become nicotine dependent can be inherited from fathers and that changes in the environmental conditions of one generation affect and influence the health (or likelihood ..
  25. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY - SCHUYLKILL COUNTY STUDY CENTER
    Jennifer Culhane; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  26. PETS-D: Parent Education Through Simulation-Diabetes
    Susan Sullivan-Bolyai; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the intervention (HPS-PTE=Human Patient Simulation-Parent Teaching Enhancement) with 128 indexed mothers or fathers of children (5-12 years old) newly diagnosed with T1DM...
  27. LOGISTICS FOR NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    David J Tollerud; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  28. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    JANUARY HRICISAK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  29. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Edward Clark; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  30. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Marianne Felice; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  31. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Stephen Buka; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  32. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Bruce Elliott; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  33. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Anthony Mawson; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  34. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY, VANGUARD CENTER
    PHIL LANDRIGAN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  35. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Bruce Elliott; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  36. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    George Lister; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  37. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Patricia McGovern; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  38. NATIONAL CHILDREN"S STUDY INFORMATION SYSTEM SUPPORT
    TRACEY DEVOIR; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  39. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY, VANGUARD CENTER
    Jennifer Culhane; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  40. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    LIVIA KIDD; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  41. NATIONAL CHILDREN'S STUDY
    Irva Hertz-Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..specimens include blood, urine, hair, and nail clippings from mothers and children;blood, urine, and hair from fathers;cord blood, umbilical cord and placental tissues, and meconium collected at/around the time of delivery;vaginal ..
  42. Sleep Patterns and Depression in Mothers and Fathers of Twins
    ELIZABETH DAMATO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    unreadable] DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sleep Patterns and Depression in Mothers and Fathers of Twins The demands of early parenthood and their impact on the ability to obtain rest and sleep are exponentially high for parents ..
  43. Functional Neuroanatomy of Maternal & Paternal Behavior
    JEFFREY LORBERBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In this R-03 grant we call Father-Cry, we aim to determine fMRI brain activity differences in fathers and mothers hearing their own infant's cries minus standard infant's cries...
  44. Interparental Relationships, Parental Psychological Distress, & Child Development
    LAUREN PAPP; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..is to elucidate the developmental course of intimate relationship functioning and psychological distress among fathers and mothers, and to examine the pathways through which parents'relationship functioning and psychological ..
  45. A Forty-Year Followup of Men at High Risk for Alcoholism
    ELIZABETH PENICK; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The 20-year followup phase compared high-risk sons of alcoholic fathers to low-risk sons of nonalcoholic fathers on hundreds of variables, extending back to their birth (before any ..
  46. CHILD CUSTODY & MONEY TRANSFERS IN DIVORCE NEGOTIATIONS
    H Peters; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Joint legal and physical custody arrangements are becoming more common, thus allowing fathers greater input into child rearing...
  47. BREEDING BIOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR OF MONOGAMOUS PRIMATES
    Charles Snowdon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Infant care taking is divided among group members with fathers and older siblings doing most infant carrying...
  48. Cancer In the Jerusalem Perinatal Study
    Susan Harlap; Fiscal Year: 2005
    The Jerusalem Perinatal Study is a population-based cohort of mothers, fathers and their 92,408 offspring born in 1964-76...
  49. Neuroendocrine Control of Paternal Care in the Common Marmoset
    Toni Elaine Ziegler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..b>Fathers are highly responsive to infant cues, but show between male variability as do human fathers...
  50. PREVENTIVE INTERVENTION FOR FATHERS AFTER DIVORCE
    Sanford Braver; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  51. EMOTION REGULATION FROM INFANCY TO TODDLERHOOD
    JULIA BRAUNGART RIEKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The father is also included in this study because recent research is showing that the fathers' role may differ from the mothers during infancy; fathers may be particularly salient in children's development ..
  52. Child Gender and Family Behavior
    Shelly Lundberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Another is the effect of gender on fathers' family parenting and work behaviors...
  53. PREVENTING HIV/AIDS IN TEEN MOTHERS AND THEIR PARTNERS
    Deborah Koniak Griffin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Their intimate partners are often teen fathers who engage in multiple HIV risk behaviors, including sexual behaviors, illicit drug use, and needle-sharing for ..
  54. Investigation into meta-parenting
    GEORGE HOLDEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This two-year project has three goals: 1) to assess the occurrence and nature of meta-parenting in mothers and fathers; 2) to refine and investigate the psychometric properties of a new questionnaire designed to assess meta-..