- Cohort Profile: the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children: ALSPAC mothers cohort
MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, University of Bristol, UK
Int J Epidemiol 42:97-110. 2013
..Details of how to access these data are provided in this cohort profile...
- Cohort profile: the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study (MoBa)
Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Int J Epidemiol 35:1146-50. 2006
- Maternal and child undernutrition: consequences for adult health and human capital
Cesar G Victora
Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
Lancet 371:340-57. 2008
..Its prevention will probably bring about important health, educational, and economic benefits. Chronic diseases are especially common in undernourished children who experience rapid weight gain after infancy...
- Viruses in the faecal microbiota of monozygotic twins and their mothers
Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63108, USA
Nature 466:334-8. 2010
..virus-like particles isolated from faecal samples collected from healthy adult female monozygotic twins and their mothers at three time points over a one-year period...
- Self-selection and bias in a large prospective pregnancy cohort in Norway
Roy M Nilsen
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien 31, N 5018 Bergen, Norway
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 23:597-608. 2009
..There was a strong under-representation of the youngest women (<25 years), those living alone, mothers with more than two previous births and with previous stillbirths (relative deviation 30-45%)...
- Comparative analysis of salivary bacterial microbiome diversity in edentulous infants and their mothers or primary care givers using pyrosequencing
Kimberly D Cephas
Division of Nutritional Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e23503. 2011
..characterize the salivary bacterial microbiome of edentulous infants and to make comparisons against their mothers. Saliva samples were collected from 5 edentulous infants (mean age = 4.6±1...
- Depressive symptoms in mothers of prematurely born infants
Margaret Shandor Miles
School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
J Dev Behav Pediatr 28:36-44. 2007
This longitudinal, descriptive study described the level of depressive symptoms in mothers of preterm infants from birth through 27 months corrected age and examined factors associated with depressive symptoms...
- Anxiety, depression and stress in pregnancy: implications for mothers, children, research, and practice
Christine Dunkel Schetter
Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1563, USA
Curr Opin Psychiatry 25:141-8. 2012
- Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants
Elizabeth R Moore
School of Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 5:CD003519. 2012
..This time may represent a psychophysiologically 'sensitive period' for programming future physiology and behavior...
- HIV-1 drug resistance emergence among breastfeeding infants born to HIV-infected mothers during a single-arm trial of triple-antiretroviral prophylaxis for prevention of mother-to-child transmission: a secondary analysis
Division of HIV AIDS Prevention, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya
PLoS Med 8:e1000430. 2011
Nevirapine and lamivudine given to mothers are transmitted to infants via breastfeeding in quantities sufficient to have biologic effects on the virus; this may lead to an increased risk of a breastfed infant's development of resistance ..
- Mamekhaya: a pilot study combining a cognitive-behavioral intervention and mentor mothers with PMTCT services in South Africa
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
AIDS Care 22:1093-100. 2010
..Results from this pilot study show promise that augmenting basic PMTCT services with mentor mothers and a culturally adapted CBI can be effective in conveying information and in improving the emotional outlook and ..
- 'They've forgotten that I'm the mum': constructing and practising motherhood in special care nurseries
School of Social Science and Liberal Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Soc Sci Med 53:1011-21. 2001
..Thirty-one mothers of hospitalized newborns and 20 neonatal nurses were interviewed, and other data were obtained via observations ..
- Maternal depression and parenting behavior: a meta-analytic review
M C Lovejoy
Department of Psychology, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb 60115, USA
Clin Psychol Rev 20:561-92. 2000
..moderated the effects for positive behavior: Effects were strongest for studies of disadvantaged women and mothers of infants...
- Lifecourse influences on women's smoking before, during and after pregnancy
University of York, Department of Health Sciences, Area 2, Seebohm Rowntree Building Dept, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
Soc Sci Med 70:582-7. 2010
..Secondly, parity was a major predictor of smoking behaviour. First-time mothers had higher odds both of smoking before pregnancy and quitting in pregnancy...
- Toxoplasma gondii infection and self-directed violence in mothers
Marianne G Pedersen
Department of Economics and Business, National Centre for Register Based Research, Aarhus University, Denmark
Arch Gen Psychiatry 69:1123-30. 2012
..Two studies based on clinical samples have found an association between Toxoplasma gondii infection and history of suicide attempt. To our knowledge, these findings have never been replicated in a prospective cohort study...
- A longitudinal study of Streptococcus pneumoniae carriage in a cohort of infants and their mothers on the Thailand-Myanmar border
Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand
PLoS ONE 7:e38271. 2012
..Our aim was to document the dynamics of pneumococcal carriage in a rural SE Asian birth cohort...
- The validity and reliability of maternal recall of breastfeeding practice
Maternal and Child Nutrition Branch, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3714, USA
Nutr Rev 63:103-10. 2005
..from maternal recall through interviews, but there is concern about the accuracy of the data, especially when mothers are asked to recall their practices from many years earlier...
- LTR real-time PCR for HIV-1 DNA quantitation in blood cells for early diagnosis in infants born to seropositive mothers treated in HAART area (ANRS CO 01)
Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, CHU Necker Enfants Malades, Service de Virologie, Paris, France
J Med Virol 81:217-23. 2009
HIV-1 diagnosis in babies born to seropositive mothers is one of the challenges of HIV epidemics in children...
- Prevalence and risk factors for soil-transmitted helminth infection in mothers and their infants in Butajira, Ethiopia: a population based study
Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
BMC Public Health 10:21. 2010
..We therefore investigated the prevalence of and risk factors for STH infection in mothers and their one year-old children living in Butajira town and surrounding rural areas in southern Ethiopia.
- Trustful bonds: a key to "becoming a mother" and to reciprocal breastfeeding. Stories of mothers of very preterm infants at a neonatal unit
Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 62:70-80. 2006
..and subsequent hospitalization of an infant at a neonatal unit (NU) implies an extraordinary life situation for mothers, in which the maternal role and breastfeeding begin and evolve in a medical and unfamiliar setting...
- Craving closeness: a grounded theory analysis of women's experiences of mothering in the Special Care Nursery
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
Women Birth 21:71-85. 2008
The aim of the study was to increase knowledge and understanding of how women begin their roles as mothers when their infant is in the neonatal nursery.
- Timed maternal melatonin treatment reverses circadian disruption of the fetal adrenal clock imposed by exposure to constant light
Instituto de Anatomia, Histologia y Patologia, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
PLoS ONE 7:e42713. 2012
..In turn, low levels and lack of a circadian rhythm of fetal corticosterone may be responsible of fetal growth restriction; potentially inducing long term effects in the offspring, possibility that warrants further research...
- Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis of fetal chromosomal aneuploidy by massively parallel genomic sequencing of DNA in maternal plasma
Rossa W K Chiu
Centre for Research into Circulating Fetal Nucleic Acids, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR, China
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:20458-63. 2008
..Massively parallel plasma DNA sequencing represents a new approach that is potentially applicable to all pregnancies for the noninvasive prenatal diagnosis of fetal chromosomal aneuploidies...
- Evaluation of a 5-year programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection in Northern Uganda
Epicentre, Paris, France
J Trop Pediatr 56:43-52. 2010
..Mother-to-child HIV cumulative transmission rate was 8.3%, and 15.5% when HIV-related deaths were considered. Improved tracking of HIV-exposed infants is needed in PMTCT programmes where access to early infant diagnosis is still limited...
- Prescription drug use among fathers and mothers before and during pregnancy. A population-based cohort study of 106,000 pregnancies in Norway 2004-2006
Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
Br J Clin Pharmacol 65:653-60. 2008
b>Mothers are using medicines during pregnancies; the extent varies across the world and is generally difficult to compare...
- Childhood vaccination in informal urban settlements in Nairobi, Kenya: who gets vaccinated?
Martin K Mutua
African Population and Health Research Center, Shelter Afrique Center, Longonot Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
BMC Public Health 11:6. 2011
..The objectives of this study were to determine the vaccination status of children aged between 12-23 months living in two slums of Nairobi and to identify the risk factors associated with incomplete vaccination...
- Infants in a neonatal intensive care unit: parental response
J D Carter
Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, PO Box 4345, Christchurch, New Zealand
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F109-13. 2005
..To compare the psychosocial functioning of the parents (mother and father) of infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) with the parents of infants born at term and not admitted to the NICU...
- Maternal psychological distress and parenting stress after the birth of a very low-birth-weight infant
L T Singer
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
JAMA 281:799-805. 1999
..Few studies document how parents adapt to the experience of a very low-birth-weight (VLBW; <1500 g) birth despite societal concerns about the ethics and justification of intensive care for these infants...
- Risk for psychopathology in the children of depressed mothers: a developmental model for understanding mechanisms of transmission
S H Goodman
Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Psychol Rev 106:458-90. 1999
..in the children, little attention has been paid to the mechanisms explaining the transmission of risk from the mothers to the children...
- Posttraumatic stress symptoms in adolescent survivors of childhood cancer and their mothers
Ronald T Brown
Department of Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
J Trauma Stress 16:309-18. 2003
We examined symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in adolescent survivors of childhood cancer and their mothers and the contribution of family functioning, including perceived emotional support and familial conflict, and ..
- Orbitofrontal cortex tracks positive mood in mothers viewing pictures of their newborn infants
Jack B Nitschke
W M Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior and Laboratory for Affective Neuroscience, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705 2280, USA
Neuroimage 21:583-92. 2004
..Six primiparous human mothers with no indications of postpartum depression brought their infants into the laboratory for a photo shoot...
- Women's perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support: a metasynthesis
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth 38:49-60. 2011
..The aim of this metasynthesis was to examine women's perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support, either professional or peer, to illuminate the components of support that they deemed "supportive."..
- Poor newborn care practices - a population based survey in eastern Uganda
Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:9. 2010
..We assessed socioeconomic differences in use of newborn care practices in order to inform policy and programming in Uganda...
- Determinants of vaccination coverage in rural Nigeria
Olumuyiwa O Odusanya
Department of Community Health and Primary Health Care, Lagos State University College of Medicine, P, M, B, 21216, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria
BMC Public Health 8:381. 2008
..The objective of this survey was to assess vaccination coverage and its determinants in this rural community in Nigeria..
- Patterns of intestinal schistosomiasis among mothers and young children from Lake Albert, Uganda: water contact and social networks inferred from wearable global positioning system dataloggers
Edmund Y W Seto
School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, United States of America
Geospat Health 7:1-13. 2012
..conducted in one Lake Albert community with the aim of characterizing water contact exposure and infection among mothers and their young preschool-aged children as the latter are not yet formally included within the NCP...
- Home visits by neighborhood Mentor Mothers provide timely recovery from childhood malnutrition in South Africa: results from a randomized controlled trial
Ingrid M le Roux
Philani Child Health and Nutrition Project, Khayelitsha, PO Box 40188, Elonwabeni, Cape Town 7791, South Africa
Nutr J 9:56. 2010
..Philani, a paraprofessional home visiting program, was developed to improve childhood nourishment. The objective of this study is to evaluate whether the Philani program can rehabilitate malnourished children in a timely manner...
- "I wanted to do a good job": experiences of 'becoming a mother' and breastfeeding in mothers of very preterm infants after discharge from a neonatal unit
Department of Women s and Children s Health, Uppsala University, S 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 64:2405-16. 2007
In mothers of preterm infants, the process of becoming a mother is initiated in a public and medical environment, in which the mothers become dependent on the benevolence and support of the staff...
- Qualitative study of decisions about infant feeding among women in east end of London
Macduff Medical Practice, Macduff, Banffshire AB44 1PR
BMJ 318:30-4. 1999
To improve understanding of how first time mothers who belong to a socioeconomic group with particularly low rates of breast feeding decide whether or not to initiate breast feeding.
- Posttraumatic stress disorder and depression among new mothers at 8 months later of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in China
School of Social Development and Public Policy, China Institute of Health, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
Arch Womens Ment Health 15:49-55. 2012
..among the survivors, but little is known about the impact of the Sichuan earthquake on the mental health of new mothers in the area...
- Can mothers recognize neonatal illness correctly? Comparison of maternal report and assessment by community health workers in rural Bangladesh
Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Trop Med Int Health 15:743-53. 2010
..To validate maternal recognition of neonatal illnesses at home compared to assessment by community health workers (CHWs) during routine household surveillance for neonatal illness in rural Bangladesh...
- High antenatal maternal anxiety is related to ADHD symptoms, externalizing problems, and anxiety in 8- and 9-year-olds
Bea R H Van den Bergh
Department of Psychology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Child Dev 75:1085-97. 2004
..the State Trait Anxiety Inventory, and disorders in 8- and 9-year-olds were studied prospectively in 71 normal mothers and their 72 firstborns...
- Factors influencing exposure to secondhand smoke in preschool children living with smoking mothers
Lynsey M Mills
Division of Applied Health Sciences, Scottish Centre for Indoor Air, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Nicotine Tob Res 14:1435-44. 2012
..The study was designed to describe SHS exposure in preschool children whose mothers smoked and identify factors that influence exposure.
- Mobile-phone text messaging (SMS) for providing oral health education to mothers of preschool children in Belgaum City
KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, KLE University, Belgaum, India
J Telemed Telecare 17:432-6. 2011
We compared the effectiveness of two media (text messages and pamphlets) in imparting health education to mothers of preschool children. Mothers and their children were randomized into two groups...
- A negative birth experience: prevalence and risk factors in a national sample
Department of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Birth 31:17-27. 2004
..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and risk factors of a negative birth experience in a national sample...
- Mothers' experiences of having their newborn child in a neonatal intensive care unit
Department of Nursing, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, SE 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 20:35-41. 2006
..Separation from the child is found to be the most difficult aspect for mothers when their newborn child is hospitalized in a NICU.
- Comparing maternal and paternal intergenerational transmission of obesity risk in a large population-based sample
Katriina L Whitaker
Health Behaviour Research Centre, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, United Kingdom
Am J Clin Nutr 91:1560-7. 2010
..Previous research showed childhood obesity to be more strongly associated with maternal weight than with paternal weight. However, confidence in this finding is limited by the lack of objectively measured data from both parents...
- Validation of the Mainland Chinese version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in Chengdu mothers
School of Health Sciences, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macao
Int J Nurs Stud 47:1139-51. 2010
..The Mainland Chinese version of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) has been validated among antenatal women, subsequent validation among postnatal women is necessary...
- Continued exposure to maternal distress in early life is associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma
Anita L Kozyrskyj
Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Community Health Sciences, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:142-7. 2008
..Evidence is emerging that exposure to maternal distress in early life plays a causal role in the development of childhood asthma...
- Urine and milk iodine concentrations in healthy and congenitally hypothyroid neonates and their mothers
Endocrine and Metabolism Research Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
Endokrynol Pol 61:371-6. 2010
..of Congenital Hypothyroidism (CH) in Iran, in this study we evaluated the role of iodine in the aetiology of CH by comparing urine and milk iodine concentrations in healthy and congenitally hypothyroid neonates and their mothers.
- Determinants of failure to access care in mothers referred to HIV treatment programs in Nairobi, Kenya
Phelgona A Otieno
Centre for Clinical Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
AIDS Care 22:729-36. 2010
- A randomized controlled trial of telephone peer support's influence on breastfeeding duration in adolescent mothers
G Di Meglio
Department of Pediatrics, Montreal Children s Hospital McGill University Health Center, Quebec, Canada
Breastfeed Med 5:41-7. 2010
Adolescent mothers breastfeed less often and for a shorter duration than adult mothers. This randomized controlled trial was designed to evaluate the effect of telephone peer support on breastfeeding duration among adolescents.
- Elevated manganese and cognitive performance in school-aged children and their mothers
José A Menezes-Filho
Laboratory of Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Environ Res 111:156-63. 2011
..Growing evidence suggests that excess manganese (Mn) in children is associated with neurobehavioral impairments. In Brazil, elevated hair Mn concentrations were reported in children living near a ferro-manganese alloy plant...
- 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
- Prevalence and predictors of overweight and insulin resistance in offspring of mothers with gestational diabetes mellitus
Forschergruppe Diabetes der Technischen Universität München, Munich, Germany
Diabetes Care 33:1845-9. 2010
..This may lead to overweight and insulin resistance during childhood. The aim of the study was to assess the impact of GDM on overweight risk and insulin resistance in offspring...
- Mothers' neural activation in response to pictures of their children and other children
Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Biol Psychiatry 56:225-32. 2004
Considerable literature has focused on neural responses evoked by face viewing. We extend that literature and explore the neural correlates of maternal attachment with an fMRI study in which mothers view photographs of their own children.
- Factors affecting acceptance of complete immunization coverage of children under five years in rural Bangladesh
Department of Population Science and Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Salud Publica Mex 52:134-40. 2010
..This article establishes the hypothesis that predisposing, enabling and household needs influence the complete vaccination status of children...
- Active Mothers Postpartum: a randomized controlled weight-loss intervention trial
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Am J Prev Med 37:173-80. 2009
..Pregnancy may contribute to overweight and obesity...
- Maternal depression and infant growth: a review of recent evidence
Robert C Stewart
Department of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Private Bag 360, Chichiri, Blantyre 3, Malawi
Matern Child Nutr 3:94-107. 2007
..The UK-based research suggests that such an association occurs in mothers/infants living in conditions of socio-economic deprivation...
- Why don't low-income mothers worry about their preschoolers being overweight?
Department of Pediatrics, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pediatrics 107:1138-46. 2001
b>Mothers are in an important position to prevent obesity in their children by shaping early diet and activity patterns. However, many mothers of overweight preschool children are not worried about their child's weight.
- Postpartum depression: a metasynthesis
Cheryl Tatano Beck
University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
Qual Health Res 12:453-72. 2002
Postpartum depression has been described as a dangerous thief that robs mothers of the love and happiness they expected to feel toward their newborn babies...
- Maternal education is associated with vaccination status of infants less than 6 months in Eastern Uganda: a cohort study
Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Pediatr 10:92. 2010
..This study compares women with some secondary schooling to those with only primary schooling with regard to their infants' vaccination status...
- Do low-income lone mothers compromise their nutrition to feed their children?
Faculty of Health Professions, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
CMAJ 168:686-91. 2003
..One reason for this difference may be that mothers modify their own food intake to spare their children nutritional deprivation...
- Mothers in the NICU: outsider to partner
Judith A Heermann
The College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
Pediatr Nurs 31:176-81, 200. 2005
..The purpose of this study was to explore and describe mothers' experience of becoming a mother while their infants were receiving care in the NICU...
- 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
..depression in the postpartum period and its relationship with perceived stress and social support in first-time mothers and fathers...
- From alienation to familiarity: experiences of mothers and fathers of preterm infants
Department of Caring Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
J Adv Nurs 43:120-9. 2003
The birth of a preterm infant has a long-term impact on both parents. Mothers report more stress and poor adjustment compared with fathers...
- Maternal smoking during pregnancy and children's cognitive and physical development: a causal risk factor?
Stephen E Gilman
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Am J Epidemiol 168:522-31. 2008
..The authors conclude that the hypothesized effects of maternal smoking during pregnancy on these outcomes either are not present or are not distinguishable from a broader range of familial factors associated with maternal smoking...
- Breast-milk infectivity in human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected mothers
Barbra A Richardson
Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Box 359909, 325 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104 2499, USA
J Infect Dis 187:736-40. 2003
..per liter of breast milk ingested and per day of breast-feeding in a study of children born to HIV-1-infected mothers. The probability of breast-milk transmission of HIV-1 was.00064 per liter ingested and...
- Perinatal risk factors for childhood obesity and metabolic dysregulation
Patrick M Catalano
Department of Reproductive Biology, Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 90:1303-13. 2009
..Childhood obesity has increased significantly in recent decades...
- Does severity of HIV disease in HIV-infected mothers affect mortality and morbidity among their uninfected infants?
Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Clin Infect Dis 41:1654-61. 2005
Rates of perinatal human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission are higher among HIV-infected mothers with more advanced disease, but effects of maternal disease on HIV-uninfected offspring are unclear...
- Maternal recall of breastfeeding duration by elderly women
Joanne H E Promislow
Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
Am J Epidemiol 161:289-96. 2005
Studies of long-term effects of breastfeeding on the health of both infants and mothers often rely on maternal recall of breastfeeding duration after several decades...
- Remissions in maternal depression and child psychopathology: a STAR*D-child report
Myrna M Weissman
Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University and the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York 10032, USA
JAMA 295:1389-98. 2006
..Children of depressed parents have high rates of anxiety, disruptive, and depressive disorders that begin early, often continue into adulthood, and are impairing...
- Utilisation of antenatal and maternity services by mothers seeking child welfare services in Mbeere District, Eastern Province, Kenya
P K Mwaniki
Kenyatta University, P O Box 43844, Nairobi
East Afr Med J 79:184-7. 2002
..Increasing the proportion of mothers who are cared for in health facilities during pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium reduces the health risks to ..
- Management of nut allergy influences quality of life and anxiety in children and their mothers
Amanda J Cummings
Infection Inflammation and Immunity, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 21:586-94. 2010
..To investigate the impact of nut allergy on QoL and anxiety in mothers and children with nut allergy in order to identify management strategies that may influence these factors...
- 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...
- Mothers' child-feeding practices influence daughters' eating and weight
L L Birch
Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Graduate Program in Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park 16802, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 71:1054-61. 2000
..Genetic and environmental factors produce the overweight phenotype. Nonshared environments appear to account for a substantial proportion of the population variance in overweight but remain largely unspecified and unmeasured...
- Lessons learnt from promising practices in community engagement for the elimination of new HIV infections in children by 2015 and keeping their mothers alive: summary of a desk review
Laurie Ackerman Gulaid
J Int AIDS Soc 15:17390. 2012
Through the Global Plan Towards the Elimination of New HIV Infections Among Children by 2015 and Keeping their Mothers Alive, leaders have called for broader action to strengthen the involvement of communities...
- Short-term in-home intervention reduces depressive symptoms in Early Head Start Latina mothers of infants and toddlers
Linda S Beeber
School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7460, USA
Res Nurs Health 33:60-76. 2010
Depressive symptoms may compromise the ability of low-income Latina mothers with limited English language proficiency to parent their infants or toddlers...
- Who is NOT likely to access the Internet for health information? Findings from first-time mothers in southwest Sydney, Australia
Li Ming Wen
Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Australia
Int J Med Inform 80:406-11. 2011
..This study aimed to explore inequities in access to online health information and its relation to socioeconomic status, and to inform the development of the use of the Internet for health promotion...
- More support for mothers: a qualitative study on factors affecting immunisation behaviour in Kampala, Uganda
Juliet N Babirye
School of Public Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala Uganda
BMC Public Health 11:723. 2011
..Understanding vaccination behaviour is important for the success of the immunisation programme. This study examined influences on immunisation behaviour using the attitude-social influence-self efficacy model...
- Beyond food insecurity: how context can improve complementary feeding interventions
Keriann H Paul
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
Food Nutr Bull 32:244-53. 2011
..The role of context has not been elaborated with respect to current recommendations for complementary feeding interventions, apart from a gross distinction based on food security...
- Recruiting and engaging new mothers in nutrition research studies: lessons from the Australian NOURISH randomised controlled trial
Lynne A Daniels
School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane 4059, Australia
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:129. 2012
..The NOURISH RCT evaluated a community-based intervention for first-time mothers that promoted protective infant feeding practices as a primary prevention strategy for childhood obesity...
- Infant feeding choices: experience, self-identity and lifestyle
School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading, Earley Gate, Whiteknights Campus, Reading, Berks RG6 6AL, UK
Matern Child Nutr 7:48-60. 2011
In England, 78% of mothers initiate breastfeeding and, in the UK, less than 1% exclusively breastfeed until 6 months, despite World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations to do so...
- Impact of parental BMI on the manifestation of overweight 5-7 year old children
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...
- Diagnoses of newborns and mothers with carnitine uptake defects through newborn screening
Ni Chung Lee
Department of Medical Genetics, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Mol Genet Metab 100:46-50. 2010
..tests included dried blood spot free acylcarnitine levels and mutation analyses for both babies and their mothers. Sixteen newborns had confirmation tests for persistent low free carnitine levels; four had CUD, six had mothers ..
- Mothers and children as informants of bullying victimization: results from an epidemiological cohort of children
MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, Box Number p080, London, SE5 8AF, UK
J Abnorm Child Psychol 39:379-87. 2011
..This study aimed to (1) investigate whether mothers and children provide valid reports of bullying victimization, (2) examine the inter-rater reliability between the ..
- Risk factors for rapid weight gain in preschool children: findings from a UK-wide prospective study
L J Griffiths
MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
Int J Obes (Lond) 34:624-32. 2010
..To examine risk factors for rapid weight gain between 3 and 5 years of age...
- Mothers' knowledge and utilization of prevention of mother to child transmission services in northern Tanzania
Eli Fjeld Falnes
Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway
J Int AIDS Soc 13:36. 2010
..child health clinics in Moshi, northern Tanzania, after the implementation of routine counselling and testing; (2) explore the level of knowledge the postnatal mothers had about PMTCT; and (3) assess the quality of the counselling given.
- Prenatal exposure to maternal and paternal smoking on attention deficit hyperactivity disorders symptoms and diagnosis in offspring
Department of Psychology, Queens College, The City University of New York, Flushing, NY 10029, USA
J Nerv Ment Dis 198:672-8. 2010
..Children of smoking, relative to nonsmoking, mothers had a significant increased risk for comorbid ADHD and ODD and ADHD, but not ODD...
- Problem behavior in children of chronically ill parents: a meta-analysis
D S Sieh
Research Institute of Child Development and Education, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe Prinsengracht 130, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 13:384-97. 2010
..effects for externalizing problem behavior were larger in studies characterized by a higher percentage of ill mothers and single parents. With exclusive self-report, effect sizes were significant for all problem behaviors...
- Postpartum depression among rural women from developed and developing countries: a systematic review
Social Equity and Health Research Section, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
J Rural Health 27:278-88. 2011
..Therefore, this systematic review and meta-analysis examines the prevalence of and risk factors for PPD in rural communities within developed and developing countries, and where possible, compares rates to those among urban women...
- Nutrition counseling increases weight gain among Brazilian children
Departamento de Medicina Social, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil
J Nutr 131:2866-73. 2001
..The randomized design with blind outcome evaluation strongly supports a causal link. These results should be replicated in other settings...
- Service uptake and performance of the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) programme in Ibadan, Nigeria
R E Oladokun
Department of Paediatrics APIN PLUS, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
Afr J Med Med Sci 39:81-7. 2010
..7%) with 87 (18.6%) testing positive. There were a total of 942 deliveries out of which 39.2% of the mothers and 95.2% of the babies respectively received ARV prophylaxis. In all, 85...
- Molecular typing of fecal eukaryotic microbiota of human infants and their respective mothers
Prashant K Pandey
Insect Molecular Biology Unit, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Pune 411 007, Maharashtra, India
J Biosci 37:221-6. 2012
..The subjects in this study included two breast-fed and two formula-milk-fed infants and their mothers. The study revealed that the infants did not seem to harbour any microeukaryotes in their gut...
- Maternal depression and child psychopathology: a meta-analytic review
Sherryl H Goodman
Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev 14:1-27. 2011
..A meta-analysis of 193 studies was conducted to examine the strength of the association between mothers' depression and children's behavioral problems or emotional functioning...
- Maternal mental health: program and policy implications
Patrice L Engle
Department of Psychology, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407, USA
Am J Clin Nutr 89:963S-966S. 2009
..Some interventions, such as increases in social support or the education of mothers about responsive caregiving, appear to be effective in reducing maternal distress...
- Improving mothers' access to PMTCT programs in West Africa: a public health perspective
IRD, UMR 145, IRD Université de Montpellier CreCSS, MMSH, 5 Rue du Chateau de l Horloge, 13094 Aix en Provence cedex 2, France
Soc Sci Med 69:807-12. 2009
..aims and achievements in order to encourage research in the social sciences regarding relationships between mothers and the care system...
- Investigating the relationship between teenage childbearing and psychological distress using longitudinal evidence
University of Colorado at Boulder, Institute of Behavioral Science, Boulder, CO 80309 0483, USA
J Health Soc Behav 50:310-26. 2009
The high levels of depression among teenage mothers have received considerable research attention in smaller targeted samples, but a large-scale examination of the complex relationship between adolescent childbearing and psychological ..
- Birth preparedness and complication readiness among slum women in Indore city, India
Urban Health Resource Center, New Delhi, India
J Health Popul Nutr 28:383-91. 2010
Three hundred twelve mothers of infants aged 2-4 months in 11 slums of Indore, India, were interviewed to assess birth preparedness and complication readiness (BPACR) among them...
- Adult attachment predicts maternal brain and oxytocin response to infant cues
Department of Pediatrics, The Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Neuropsychopharmacology 34:2655-66. 2009
..We examined 30 first-time new mothers to test whether differences in attachment, based on the Adult Attachment Interview, were related to brain reward ..
- Parental depression and child temperament: assessing child to parent effects in a longitudinal population study
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...
- Effect of peer support on prevention of postnatal depression among high risk women: multisite randomised controlled trial
C L Dennis
Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
BMJ 338:a3064. 2009
..To evaluate the effectiveness of telephone based peer support in the prevention of postnatal depression...