maternal fetal relations

Summary

Summary: The bond or lack thereof between a pregnant woman and her FETUS.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Court-ordered obstetrical intervention and the rights of a pregnant woman
    Dilan Thampapillai
    J Law Med 12:455-61. 2005
  2. ncbi Abortion, the right to life, and dependence
    Timothy Hall
    Department of Philosophy, Oberlin College, USA
    Soc Theory Pract 31:405-29. 2005
  3. ncbi Does offering and performing prenatal screening influence women's attachment to their unborn child? A longitudinal randomized controlled trial
    Johanna H Kleinveld
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands
    Prenat Diagn 27:757-64. 2007
  4. ncbi Abortion, autonomy, and control over one's body
    John Martin Fischer
    Philosophy, University of California, Riverside, USA
    Soc Philos Policy 20:286-306. 2003
  5. ncbi The maternal self in pregnant women undergoing maternal serum screening
    Hsien Hsien Chiang
    Department and Institute of Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Nurs 16:1180-5. 2007
  6. ncbi Depression and anxiety during pregnancy: a risk factor for obstetric, fetal and neonatal outcome? A critical review of the literature
    Judith Alder
    Women s University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:189-209. 2007
  7. ncbi Fetal auditory responses to external sounds and mother's heart beat: detection improved by Independent Component Analysis
    Camillo Porcaro
    AFaR, Center of Medical Statistics and Information Technology, Department of Neuroscience, Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Isola Tiberina, Rome, Italy
    Brain Res 1101:51-8. 2006
  8. ncbi Threat appraisal, coping, and emotions across pregnancy subsequent to perinatal loss
    Denise Côté-Arsenault
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, New York 13104, USA
    Nurs Res 56:108-16. 2007
  9. ncbi Double binding, abusive intimate partner relationships, and pregnancy
    Kristin F Lutz
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Clinical Sciences Center, Wisconsin 53792 2455, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 38:118-34. 2006
  10. ncbi Inviting sex
    Laura Waddell Ekstrom
    College of William and Mary, USA
    Public Aff Q 18:187-204. 2004

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  1. ncbi Court-ordered obstetrical intervention and the rights of a pregnant woman
    Dilan Thampapillai
    J Law Med 12:455-61. 2005
    ..The article argues that though the case against intervention is extremely strong, court-ordered obstetrical interventions should still be possible in extreme cases...
  2. ncbi Abortion, the right to life, and dependence
    Timothy Hall
    Department of Philosophy, Oberlin College, USA
    Soc Theory Pract 31:405-29. 2005
  3. ncbi Does offering and performing prenatal screening influence women's attachment to their unborn child? A longitudinal randomized controlled trial
    Johanna H Kleinveld
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands
    Prenat Diagn 27:757-64. 2007
    ..The question addressed was: Does offering prenatal screening and receiving a negative screening outcome influence women's attachment to their unborn child?..
  4. ncbi Abortion, autonomy, and control over one's body
    John Martin Fischer
    Philosophy, University of California, Riverside, USA
    Soc Philos Policy 20:286-306. 2003
  5. ncbi The maternal self in pregnant women undergoing maternal serum screening
    Hsien Hsien Chiang
    Department and Institute of Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Clin Nurs 16:1180-5. 2007
    ..Much has been written about the anxiety of pregnant women undergoing maternal serum screening, but little has focused on the maternal self...
  6. ncbi Depression and anxiety during pregnancy: a risk factor for obstetric, fetal and neonatal outcome? A critical review of the literature
    Judith Alder
    Women s University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:189-209. 2007
    ..Our aim was to critically review studies assessing maternal anxiety and depression during pregnancy and their impact on obstetric, fetal and neonatal outcome...
  7. ncbi Fetal auditory responses to external sounds and mother's heart beat: detection improved by Independent Component Analysis
    Camillo Porcaro
    AFaR, Center of Medical Statistics and Information Technology, Department of Neuroscience, Fatebenefratelli Hospital, Isola Tiberina, Rome, Italy
    Brain Res 1101:51-8. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi Threat appraisal, coping, and emotions across pregnancy subsequent to perinatal loss
    Denise Côté-Arsenault
    School of Nursing, University of Rochester, New York 13104, USA
    Nurs Res 56:108-16. 2007
    ..Women have reported fluctuating emotions in response to events in their subsequent pregnancies, but these pregnancies have not been studied longitudinally...
  9. ncbi Double binding, abusive intimate partner relationships, and pregnancy
    Kristin F Lutz
    School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Madison, Clinical Sciences Center, Wisconsin 53792 2455, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 38:118-34. 2006
    ..They offer suggestions regarding clinical practice and research to further develop appropriate interventions incorporating this construct...
  10. ncbi Inviting sex
    Laura Waddell Ekstrom
    College of William and Mary, USA
    Public Aff Q 18:187-204. 2004
  11. ncbi Maternal role transition experiences of women hospitalized with PROM: a phenomenological study
    Pei Fan Mu
    Institute of Clinical Nursing, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:825-32. 2004
    ..The results provide a scientific basis for empowering nurses to assist with maternal role transition in high-risk pregnancies in a more sensitive and effective manner...
  12. ncbi Abortion rights after South Dakota
    Eileen McDonagh
    Northeastern University, USA
    Free Inq 26:34-8. 2006
  13. ncbi When parental autonomy clashes with a child's interest in the advances of science: the case for the future of court-ordered gene therapy
    Amy R Applebaum
    Wayne Law Rev 48:1543-59. 2003
  14. ncbi The moving face of the fetus-the changing face of medicine
    G Gorincour
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 28:979-80. 2006
  15. ncbi Effect of Taegyo-focused prenatal education on maternal-fetal attachment and self-efficacy related to childbirth
    SoonBok Chang
    College of Nursing, Yonsei University
    Taehan Kanho Hakhoe Chi 34:1409-15. 2004
    ..To examine the effect of Taegyo-focused prenatal classes on maternal-fetal attachment and self-efficacy related to childbirth...
  16. ncbi Preexamination and postexamination assessment of parental-fetal bonding in patients undergoing 3-/4-dimensional obstetric ultrasonography
    Dolores H Pretorius
    Department of Radiology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92037 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 25:1411-21. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether there is a change in parental bonding and couples' attitudes toward their fetus after undergoing 3-/4-dimensional ultrasonography (3D/4DUS)...
  17. ncbi Stress in pregnancy and infant HPA axis function: conceptual and methodological issues relating to the use of salivary cortisol as an outcome measure
    Kerry Ann Egliston
    Black Dog Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hospital Road, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:1-13. 2007
    ..Research in this area has been constrained by a number of measurement challenges unique to the assessment of cortisol in infants. This paper discusses these challenges with a view to stimulating further research in the area...
  18. ncbi Toward a pluralistic account of parenthood
    Tim Bayne
    Department of Philosophy, Macquarie Univesity, North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia
    Bioethics 17:221-42. 2003
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  19. ncbi [Perinatal depression--recent topics]
    Tadaharu Okano
    Centre for Health, Mie University
    Nihon Rinsho 65:1689-93. 2007
    ..Controlled psychological trials for postnatal depression have shown the benefit of involving health professionals. Multidisciplinary specialist teams in mother and baby units have been an important role in perinatal psychiatric care...
  20. ncbi Rights of and duties to non-consenting patients--informed refusal in the developing world
    Louis Jacques van Bogaert
    Dev World Bioeth 6:13-22. 2006
    ..The fact that, in practice, it is not implemented illustrates the well-known difficulty of applying Western bioethical principles in real life in the developing world...
  21. ncbi An ethics ensemble: abortion, Thomson, Finnis and the case of the violin-player
    Melanie Williams
    University of Swansea, Department of Law, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK
    Ratio Juris 17:381-97. 2004
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  22. ncbi Throwing the baby out with the bathwater? Moral status and rights-based moral obligations
    Janet Malek
    Brody School of Medicine, 2S 17 Brody Medical Science Building, Greenville, NC 27701, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:46-7; discussion W4-6. 2008
  23. ncbi The potential influence of maternal stress hormones on development and mental health of the offspring
    Marta Weinstock
    Department of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Hebrew University Medical Centre Jerusalem, Israel
    Brain Behav Immun 19:296-308. 2005
    ..Excess amounts of CRH and cortisol reaching the human fetal brain during periods of chronic maternal stress could alter personality and predispose to attention deficits and depressive illness through changes in neurotransmitter activity...
  24. ncbi Pregnant women's cognitive concept concerning their unborn prior to prenatal diagnosis
    I Kowalcek
    Medical University of Schleswig Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Lubeck, Germany
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:22-8. 2008
    ..We examined pregnant women's expectations concerning their unborn babies prior to prenatal diagnosis and also the possible correlations with emotional characteristics such as anxiety and depression...
  25. ncbi Altered uterine perfusion is involved in fetal outcome of diabetic rats
    S Zabihi
    Department of Medical Cell Biology, Box 571, Husargatan 3, Uppsala University, SE 751 23 Uppsala, Sweden
    Placenta 29:413-21. 2008
    ..Maternal diabetes causes decreased expression of anti-oxidative enzymes and enhanced angiogenesis in the offspring in rats...
  26. ncbi Psychoneuroendocrine processes in human pregnancy influence fetal development and health
    Pathik D Wadhwa
    Behavioral Perinatology Research Program, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, 92697 4260, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:724-43. 2005
    ..A description of this body of work is followed by the elucidation of questions for further research and a discussion of implications for life-span development and health...
  27. doi Allostatic load and failure to progress
    Gene Cranston Anderson
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:2-3; author reply 3. 2008
  28. ncbi Longitudinal study of the maternal insulin-like growth factor system before, during and after pregnancy in relation to fetal and infant weight
    H Olausson
    Department of Biomedicine and Surgery, Division of Nutrition, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Horm Res 69:99-106. 2008
    ..The maternal insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system is considered to be involved in fetal growth regulation. However, available data linking this system to fetal growth are contradictory and incomplete...
  29. ncbi Two moral strategies regarding abortion
    Keith Allen Korcz
    J Soc Philos 33:581-605. 2002
  30. ncbi Severity of drug use, initiation of prenatal care, and maternal-fetal attachment in pregnant marijuana and cocaine/heroin users
    Carol Shieh
    Department of Environments for Health in Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis 46202 5107, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:499-508. 2006
    ..To compare the severity of drug use, initiation of prenatal care, and maternal-fetal attachment between pregnant marijuana and cocaine/heroin users...
  31. ncbi The negative impact of maternal bulimic symptoms on parenting behavior
    Beatrice Pui yee Lai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hongkong SAR, People s Republic of China
    J Psychosom Res 65:181-9. 2008
    ..This longitudinal study examined the negative impact of postnatal bulimic symptoms on parenting behavior...
  32. ncbi Creation and abortion: a reply to Hall
    Harry S Silverstein
    J Soc Philos 35:493-505. 2004
  33. ncbi Dilemmas in fetal medicine: premature application of technology or responding to women's choice?
    Clare Williams
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 28:1-20. 2006
    ..More widespread debate about such potential dilemmas needs to take place before, rather than following their introduction...
  34. ncbi Adoption, ART, and a re-conception of the maternal body: toward embodied maternity
    Sarah Vaughan Brakman
    Hypatia 21:54-73. 2006
    ..Instead of universalizing claims about the maternal body, embodied maternity looks to communicable experiences and empathetic understanding...
  35. pmc Gestational diabetes, atopic dermatitis, and allergen sensitization in early childhood
    Rajesh Kumar
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60614, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 124:1031-8.e1-4. 2009
    ..The relationship between the prenatal environment, maternal-fetal interaction, and allergic disease in the offspring remains understudied...
  36. ncbi Possible role of human leukocyte antigen-G molecules in human oocyte/embryo secretome
    Roberta Rizzo
    Department of Experimental and Diagnostic Medicine, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Hum Immunol 70:970-5. 2009
    ..A focus on the possible role of HLA-G in oocyte/embryo context will be developed in this review. In addition, the possible use of HLA-G in assisted reproductive technology will be treated...
  37. pmc The genetics of feto-placental development: a study of acid phosphatase locus 1 and adenosine deaminase polymorphisms in a consecutive series of newborn infants
    Fulvia Gloria-Bottini
    Department of Biopathology and Imaging Diagnostics, Division of Human Population Biopathology and Environmental Pathology, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 6:38. 2008
    ..Deviation from a balanced development of the feto-placental unit has been found to be associated with perinatal morbidity and mortality and with cardiovascular diseases in adulthood...
  38. doi The neuroplastic maternal brain
    Craig Howard Kinsley
    Department of Psychology, Center for Neuroscience, B 326 328, Gottwald Science Center, 116 Richmond Hall, University of Richmond, Richmond, Virginia 23173, USA
    Horm Behav 54:1-4. 2008
  39. pmc Maternal activating KIRs protect against human reproductive failure mediated by fetal HLA-C2
    Susan E Hiby
    Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Clin Invest 120:4102-10. 2010
    ..These findings highlight the complexity and central importance of specific combinations of activating KIR and HLA-C in maternal-fetal immune interactions that determine reproductive success...
  40. ncbi Perspectives of mothers with substance use problems on father involvement
    Robin E Gearing
    1Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, USA
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 15:e99-107. 2008
    ..To date, little research has focused on the implications, meaning and experiences of father involvement on mothers with substance use problems...
  41. ncbi [A subsequent pregnancy after a termination of pregnancy because of fetal anomaly--all forgotten and a new beginning?]
    Melanie Wollenschein
    Gynäkologische Psychosomatik, Universitätsfrauenklinik Bonn
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 56:741-57. 2007
    ..If symptoms of distress are persisting there is an indication for additional care. The intention is to release the patient and to support a sound relationship between mother and child...
  42. pmc Maternal immune activation alters fetal brain development through interleukin-6
    Stephen E P Smith
    Biology Division, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    J Neurosci 27:10695-702. 2007
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  43. ncbi Enhancement of developmental toxicity effects of chemicals by gestational stress. A review
    Karin S Hougaard
    Laboratory National Research Centre for the Working Environment, DK 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 29:425-45. 2007
    ..Interactive response seems to depend on stressor severity and timing of chemical exposure relative to maternal stress which should be further scrutinized...
  44. ncbi Refusal of treatment in obstetrics - A maternal-fetal conflict
    Iris Ohel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soroka University Medical Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:612-5. 2009
    ..The present study was aimed at characterising patients refusing medical treatment during pregnancy and delivery, and to examine whether refusal of treatment in obstetrics is associated with adverse perinatal outcome...
  45. ncbi The embryo's cystatin C and F expression functions as a protective mechanism against the maternal proteinase cathepsin S in mice
    D M Baston-Buest
    Department of OB GYN and REI UniKiD Department for Hematology, Oncology and Clinical Immunology Institute for Transplantation Diagnostics and Cell Therapeutics, Medical Center University of Dusseldorf, Moorenstrasse 5, 40225 Dusseldorf, Germany
    Reproduction 139:741-8. 2010
    ..Additionally, the observed decrease in CD3(+) cells leads to the hypothesis that cells of the cytotoxic T-cell group are down-regulated in the decidua to support the implantation and ensure the survival of the embryo...
  46. ncbi Maternal-fetal attachment: an integrative review
    Barbara L Cannella
    College of Nursing, Rutgers University, 180 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    J Adv Nurs 50:60-8. 2005
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  47. ncbi The role of responsibility in gynecological oncology
    Elio Sgreccia
    Institute of Bioethics, School of Medicine, Catholic University of Sacred Hearth, Rome, Italy
    Linacre Q 70:183-94. 2003
  48. ncbi Women's views of pregnancy ultrasound: a systematic review
    Jo Garcia
    National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Health Sciences, Oxford University, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Birth 29:225-50. 2002
    ..A review of women's views of ultrasound was commissioned as part of a larger study of the clinical and economic aspects of routine antenatal ultrasound use...
  49. ncbi Effects of ultrasound on maternal-fetal bonding: a comparison of two- and three-dimensional imaging
    E K Ji
    Department of Radiology, CHA General Hospital, Pochon CHA University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 25:473-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of two-dimensional (2DUS) compared to three-dimensional ultrasound (3DUS) imaging on the maternal-fetal bonding process...
  50. ncbi Successful non-T-cell-depleted HLA-haploidentical 3-loci mismatched bone marrow transplantation
    Shigeki Yagyu
    Department of Pediatrics, Kyoto City Hospital, Kyoto, Japan
    Eur J Haematol 74:529-32. 2005
    ..Our case suggests that non-TCD HLA-haploidentical 3-loci mismatched BMT can be safely performed from mother to offspring even when feto-maternal microchimerism is barely detectable with the current detection procedure...
  51. ncbi Relationship between maternal nutrient intakes in early and late pregnancy and infants weight and proportions at birth: prospective cohort study
    A J Langley-Evans
    Division of Health and Life Sciences, University College Northampton, Boughton Green Road, Northampton NN2 7AL, United Kingdom
    J R Soc Promot Health 123:210-6. 2003
    ..These data suggest that reported associations between low weight, thinness or greater head circumference at birth and disease in later life are not attributable to the effects of maternal undernutrition...
  52. ncbi [A check list makes ethical decisions in care of premature infants easier]
    Tore Nilstun
    Avdelningen för medicinsk etik, Lunds universitet
    Lakartidningen 100:2046-9. 2003
  53. ncbi The natural history of maternal immunization against foetal platelet alloantigens
    H Ohto
    Division of Blood Transfusion and Transplantation Immunology, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Hikariga oka, Fukushima City, Fukushima 960 1295, Japan
    Transfus Med 14:399-408. 2004
    ..No cases of intracranial bleeding or death due to FMAIT were recorded. Generalized purpura due to FMAIT occurs in one in 9359 (95% CI: 1 in 77 519-1 in 2591) pregnancies solely because of HPA-4b incompatibility...
  54. ncbi Effect of different degrees of glucose intolerance on maternal and perinatal outcomes
    Aydan Biri
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:473-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effect of markedly elevated 50-g glucose loading test (GLT) (>or=200 mg/dL) and equivocal 100-g GLT (one abnormal value) results on maternal and perinatal outcomes...
  55. pmc Maternal glucocorticoid deficit affects hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function and behavior of rat offspring
    Jennifer Slone Wilcoxon
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, The Asher Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Horm Behav 51:321-7. 2007
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  56. ncbi Maternal mood scores in mid-pregnancy are related to aspects of neonatal immune function
    Eugen Mattes
    Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia, Subiaco, P O Box 855, West Perth, WA 6872, Australia
    Brain Behav Immun 23:380-8. 2009
    ..Although there are recognised associations between psychological and immune function, the effects of maternal depressive symptoms on fetal immune development have not been investigated...
  57. pmc Interferons and the maternal-conceptus dialog in mammals
    R Michael Roberts
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 19:170-7. 2008
    ..Conceivably, disparate signaling mechanisms trigger common downstream events necessary to secure a successful pregnancy...
  58. ncbi Reply to Tonti-Filippini on "Gestating the embryos of others"
    John Berkman
    School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA
    Natl Cathol Bioeth Q 3:660-4. 2003
  59. ncbi Crack babies and the Constitution: ruminations about addicted pregnant women after Ferguson v. City of Charleston
    Ellen Marrus
    Clinical Legal Foundation, University of Houston Law Center, USA
    Villanova Law Rev 47:299-340. 2002
  60. ncbi Workshop report on the extraction of foetal DNA from maternal plasma
    Tobias J Legler
    Department of Transfusion Medicine, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Prenat Diagn 27:824-9. 2007
    ..To evaluate different manual and automated DNA extraction methods with a view to developing standards, an International Workshop was performed...
  61. ncbi Viewing the fetus following termination of pregnancy for fetal anomaly
    Eileen P Sloan
    Maternal Infant Mental Health Clinic, Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:395-404. 2008
    ..To determine what evidence exists to support the practice of viewing the deceased fetus by women terminating pregnancy for fetal anomalies...
  62. ncbi Allostasis: a theoretical framework for understanding and evaluating perinatal health outcomes
    Maureen Shannon
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, Women s HIV Program, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:125-34. 2007
    ..To explore the theory of allostasis within the context of childbearing women's perceptions or experiences of stress and perinatal health outcomes...
  63. ncbi ADHD deficit as measured in adolescent boys with a continuous performance task is related to antenatal maternal anxiety
    Bea R H Van den Bergh
    Department of Psychology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
    Pediatr Res 59:78-82. 2006
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  64. ncbi Ensuring a stillborn: the ethics of fetal lethal injection in late abortion
    J C Callahan
    University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA
    J Clin Ethics 6:254-63. 1995
    ..While basing moral arguments on society's moral failures places ethicists in an uncomfortable position, it is harder to ignore the realities of life that suggest that children should be born only to those prepared to accommodate them...
  65. ncbi A volumetric analysis of the brain and hippocampus of rats rendered perinatal hypothyroid
    Masashi Hasegawa
    Division of Psychology, Graduate School of Letters, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido 060 0810, Japan
    Neurosci Lett 479:240-4. 2010
    ..These results indicate that perinatal hypothyroidism minimizes the brain as a whole, but does not minimize the hippocampus in particular...
  66. ncbi [Teenage pregnancy as a risk factor for fetal abuse]
    Ruth Yesica Ramos Gutiérrez
    División de Pediatría, Nuevo Hospital Civil de Guadalajara Dr Juan I Menchaca, Mexico
    Ginecol Obstet Mex 77:311-6. 2009
    ..To identify if pregnancy in adolescence is a risk factor for fetal abuse...
  67. ncbi The concept of fetal rights
    Carl Wellman
    Department of Philosophy, Washington University, Campus Box 1073, One Brookings Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Law Philos 21:65-93. 2002
  68. ncbi Maternal thyroid function during early pregnancy and cognitive functioning in early childhood: the generation R study
    Jens Henrichs
    The Generation R Study, Erasmus Medical University Center, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4227-34. 2010
    ..Thyroid hormones are essential for neurodevelopment from early pregnancy onward. Yet population-based data on the association between maternal thyroid function in early pregnancy and children's cognitive development are sparse...
  69. ncbi Maternal thyroid hormone: a strong repressor of neuronal nitric oxide synthase in rat embryonic neocortex
    Rohit Anthony Sinha
    Department of Endocrinology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow 226 014, India
    Endocrinology 149:4396-401. 2008
    ..Results combined, put forth nNOS as a novel target of maternal TH action in embryonic neocortex, and underscore the importance of prenatal screening and timely rectification of maternal TH insufficiency, even of a moderate degree...
  70. ncbi The effects of Qi exercise on maternal/fetal interaction and maternal well-being during pregnancy
    Eun Sun Ji
    College of Nursing, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:310-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the effects of Qi exercise on maternal outcomes during pregnancy...
  71. ncbi Analysis of factors influencing the ultrasonic fetal weight estimation
    Ivo Markus Heer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, University Kiel, Kiel, Germany
    Fetal Diagn Ther 23:204-10. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was the evaluation of sonographic fetal weight estimation taking into consideration 9 of the most important factors of influence on the precision of the estimation...
  72. pmc Maternal dietary choline deficiency alters angiogenesis in fetal mouse hippocampus
    Mihai G Mehedint
    University of North Carolina Nutrition Research Institute at Kannapolis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12834-9. 2010
    ..01). We conclude that maternal dietary choline intake alters angiogenesis in the developing fetal hippocampus...
  73. ncbi MSJAMA. The maternal-fetal relationship
    Jane van Dis
    JAMA 289:1696. 2003
  74. ncbi MSJAMA. Seeing the fetus: the role of technology and image in the maternal-fetal relationship
    Nathan Stormer
    University of Maine, Orono, USA
    JAMA 289:1700. 2003
  75. ncbi Fetal mechanisms in neurodevelopmental disorders
    Susan L Connors
    Department of Neurology and Developmental Medicine, Kennedy Krieger Institute, 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatr Neurol 38:163-76. 2008
    ..This research emphasizes the diversity of such prenatal mechanisms and the need to expand our understanding of how, when altered, they may lead to disordered development, the signs of which may not appear until long after birth...
  76. ncbi A comparison of pregnancy health practices of women in inner-city and small urban communities
    Kelly Lindgren
    University of Wisconsin Madison, School of Nursing, Clinical Sciences Center, 53792 2455, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:313-21. 2003
    ..To examine whether the relationships among pregnancy health practices, maternal-fetal attachment, and prenatal depression differ between women living in the inner city and women living in a smaller urban community...
  77. ncbi [Anxiety and coping strategies of pregnant women and infant development in the context of prenatal ultrasound diagnostics]
    Karl Heinz Brisch
    Abt Pädiatrische Psychosomatik und Psychotherapie, Kinderklinik und Poliklinik, Dr von Haunersches Kinderspital, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen
    Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 56:795-808. 2007
    ..The possible impact of these results on fetal and infant development is discussed...
  78. pmc Prenatal origins of temperamental reactivity in early infancy
    Janet A Dipietro
    Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, E4531, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Early Hum Dev 84:569-75. 2008
    ..Temperament theory has long considered individual differences in reactivity and regulation to be present at birth. Recent evidence suggests that such differences may be present prenatally and moderated by maternal emotionality...
  79. ncbi Ethical issues and addiction
    Binta Lambert
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    J Addict Dis 29:164-74. 2010
    ..The ethical dilemma arises from competing autonomy-based and beneficence-based obligations to the maternal-fetal dyad. This chapter explores the ethics-based conflicts in the delivery of health care to drug abusing pregnant women...
  80. ncbi Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA): from the maternal-foetal dyad to the complementary feeding period
    Carlo Agostoni
    Department of Maternal and Pediatric Sciences, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Via della Commenda 9, Milan, Italy
    Early Hum Dev 86:3-6. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, DHA supplementation during the complementary feeding period seems to be effective in improving neurofunctional and visual performance...
  81. ncbi Maternal-fetal surgery: the fallacy of abstraction and the problem of equipoise
    A D Lyerly
    The Bioethics Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Care Anal 9:151-65. 2001
    ..After delineating challenges and possibilities for equipoise in MFS research, we conclude with a suggestion for avoiding the fallacy of abstraction and achieving equipoise so that research on MFS may be ethically conducted...
  82. ncbi Ethic, medical and legal reflections about the fetal protection by a pregnant woman suffering, in comorbidity, from HIV infection
    Nunzia Cannovo
    Department of Public Medicine and Social Safety Legal Medicine Sector, University of Naples Federico II, Via Pansini 5, Naples, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 23:593-4. 2010
    ..The Authors face the moral and professional dilemma of honouring a woman's intentions, or persuading her to interrupt her pregnancy to prevent damage to her health...
  83. ncbi Reproductive development and parental investment during pregnancy: moderating influence of mother's early environment
    David A Coall
    Department of Psychology, University of Basel, Switzerland
    Am J Hum Biol 22:143-53. 2010
    ..Our data suggest that the moderating influence of the childhood psychosocial environment on the association between age at menarche and parental investment throughout gestation operates in a dose-dependent manner...
  84. ncbi Antenatal depression and maternal-fetal attachment
    Shuji Honjo
    Nagoya University Center for Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry, Nagoya, Japan
    Psychopathology 36:304-11. 2003
    ..This study, however, was designed to evaluate the maternal-fetal relationship in the first and second trimesters, being the first one to address this issue in these early stages...
  85. ncbi The morality of induced delivery of the anencephalic fetus prior to viability
    J L Walsh
    Faculty of Theology, University of St Michael s College, Toronto
    Kennedy Inst Ethics J 3:357-69. 1993
    ....
  86. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Dutch version of the maternal antenatal attachment scale
    Johan C H van Bussel
    Institute of Family and Sexuality Sciences, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kapucijnenvoer 33, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:267-77. 2010
    ..Overall, our findings suggest that the Dutch version of the Maternal Antenatal Attachment Scale is a reliable and valid measure of the early emotional tie between a pregnant woman and her unborn child...
  87. ncbi Relationship between parental knowledge of fetal gender and newborns' birthweight among Jordanian families
    Nemeh Al-Akour
    School of Nursing, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Int J Nurs Pract 15:105-11. 2009
    ..Identifying sociocultural factors that might be linked to the gender preference could improve mothers' and their newborns' well-beings. Nurses have to be aware of the consequences of gender preference such as low birthweight...
  88. pmc Sex differences in fetal growth responses to maternal height and weight
    Michelle Lampl
    Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 22:431-43. 2010
    ..01). Sex differences in response to maternal size are under-appreciated sources of variation in fetal growth studies and may reflect differential growth strategies...
  89. ncbi Information for better or for worse: interviews with parents when their foetus was found to have choroid plexus cysts at a routine second trimester ultrasound
    Anna Karin Larsson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital of Lund, Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 30:48-57. 2009
    ..Some written information was also requested. It is of utmost importance that the staff use the same terminology and the correct name of the soft marker to the parents...
  90. ncbi Study on maternal consciousness among Nepalese mothers in Kathmandu, Nepal
    S Yufune
    Department of Nursing, Sonoda Women s University, Amagasaki, Hyogo, Japan
    Nepal Med Coll J 10:151-4. 2008
    ..Compared with other population groups, Dalits had higher level of positive feelings about giving a child birth, childcare and self-sacrifice for the shake of children...
  91. pmc Perinatal folate-related exposures and risk of psychotic symptoms in the ALSPAC birth cohort
    B Glaser
    The MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol, BS8 2BN, UK
    Schizophr Res 120:177-83. 2010
    ..Our study examines the relationships between multiple determinants of perinatal folate-status and development of psychotic experiences in adolescence...
  92. ncbi Women, ectogenesis and ethical theory
    L Cannold
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, University of Melbourne, Carlton, VIC 3063, Australia
    J Appl Philos 12:55-64. 1995
    ..It is argued that the need for ethical relevance requires the views of ethicists to move closer to those of women...
  93. doi Ethnographic insights regarding the "social role" and "moral status" of the fetus as "patient": comparing developed (United States & Sweden) and developing (India) countries
    Catherine Myser
    Bioethics By and For the People, Cross Cultural and International Partnerships for Democratic Bioethics, 467 Vermont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707, USA
    Am J Bioeth 8:50-2; discussion W4-6. 2008
  94. ncbi Imprinting and extraembryonic tissues-mom takes control
    Kamelia Miri
    Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int Rev Cell Mol Biol 276:215-62. 2009
    ....
  95. pmc A literature update on maternal-fetal attachment
    Jeanne L Alhusen
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 37:315-28. 2008
    ..To critically review and synthesize original research published since 2000 designed to measure factors that influence maternal-fetal attachment...
  96. ncbi Antenatal mental representations about the child and mother-infant interaction at three months post partum
    Leonhard Thun-Hohenstein
    Institute for Research and Education in Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry KNIFFF, Moosstr 122e, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
    Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:9-19. 2008
    ..To study the predictive value of antenatal maternal mental representations about the child for mother-infant interaction at three months after birth...
  97. ncbi The embryo rescue debate: impregnating women, ectogenesis, and restoration from suspended animation
    Nicholas Tonti-Filippini
    Department of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Natl Cathol Bioeth Q 3:111-37. 2003
  98. ncbi Is there a fetal origin of depression? Evidence from the Mater University Study of Pregnancy and its outcomes
    Rosa Alati
    School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 165:575-82. 2007
    ..Further research is needed to better understand the mechanisms underlying the association...
  99. ncbi From the dead to the unborn: is there an ethical duty to save life?
    Daniel Sperling
    Faculty of Law and the Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto, Canada
    Med Law 23:567-85. 2004
    ..I strengthen my argument by applying ethics of care, and by analyzing the practical conclusion I arrived at from a religious perspective...
  100. ncbi Conflicting perceptions of the fetus: person, patient, 'nobody', commodity?
    C Williams
    Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA, UK
    New Genet Soc 20:225-38. 2001
    ..This paper illustrates how sensitive health-care staff will need to be if they are indeed to respond to, rather than shape, women's constructions of their fetus...
  101. ncbi Feminists on the inalienability of human embryos
    Carolyn McLeod
    Hypatia 21:1-14. 2006
    ..Overall, feminists should avoid claims about embryos' being inalienable to persons in arguments for or against the commodification of human embryos...

Research Grants12

  1. FETAL NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT & POSTNATAL CONTINUITY
    JANET DI PIETRO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Specific role of FGF8 and FGF17 in cortical patterning
    Jennifer Wilcoxon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Findings should help identify interactions between telencephalic Fgf8 and some of the transcription factors implicated in area patterning. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Relationship between diet and sex of offspring
    Robert Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Fetal Biology and Therapy Training Program
    Alan Flake; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Penn Graduate School and IHGT. This request is made for 2 Trainee slots in year 1, 3 Trainee slots in year 2, and 4 Trainee slots each year thereafter. ..
  5. Strategies for prenatal stem cell transplantation
    Alan W Flake; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ultimate goal of these studies is to develop safe and effective strategies that can be translated to the in utero treatment of a broad range of human genetic hematologic disorders including Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassemia. ..
  6. PRENATAL STRATEGIES FOR TREATMENT OF HEMOGLOBINOPATHIES
    Alan Flake; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Transcription Factors in Trophectoderm Differentiation
    Robert Roberts; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The studies are expected to reveal mechanisms underpinning the transition of embryonic stem cells to trophectoderm, a developmental event that immediately precedes implantation and a time when expression of hCG begins. ..
  8. Fetal Stromal Progenitor Cells
    Alan Flake; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. Developmental Outcomes of Prenatal Exposure to MDMA ('E*
    Lynn Singer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS REACTIVITY AND PREGNANCY OUTCOMES
    Pathik Wadhwa; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  11. INTERACTION BETWEEN BLASTOCYST AND UTERINE ENDOMETRIUM
    ROBERT MICHAEL ROBERTS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Together these studies are expected to provide information on two key events in early pregnancy, the formation of an early placenta and immediate maternal responses to the presence of a tiny embryo attaching to her uterine wall. ..
  12. STRESS BIOLOGY, RACE/ETHNICITY & INFECTION IN PREGNANCY
    Pathik Wadhwa; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., the ex-vivo immune challenge methodology) to identify women who are at heightened risk for infection and infection-related preterm birth, thereby improving obstetric risk assessment. ..