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Sikka Pooja P Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India ; Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, - - 2014
Caesarean scar pregnancy, where conceptus is implanted on previous scar, is a rare entity. We present one such case of scar pregnancy presenting to us in the second trimester and was managed with methotrexate and uterine artery embolization, followed by hysterotomy. Uterus could be conserved and hysterectomy could be avoided.
Tarantal Alice F AF Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA. - - 2014
A marked increase in the frequency of obesity at the population level has resulted in an increasing number of obese women entering pregnancy. The increasing realization of the importance of the fetal environment in relation to chronic disease across the lifespan has focused attention on the role of maternal obesity ...
Noone Joanne J Oregon Health & Science University, - - 2014
Half of Latina teens in the United States will become pregnant at least once by age 20 years. The purpose of this study was to explore a Pacific Northwest community's strengths and weaknesses, through photovoice, as viewed by Latino youth to understand their concerns related to teen pregnancy. Participants were ...
Gentry Jacqueline - - 2014
Although physical abuse during pregnancy has been linked to poor birth outcomes, the role of psychological abuse is less well understood. Associations between birth outcomes and types of psychological abuse during pregnancy (being threatened, screamed at, or insulted) were examined in 489 women with no history of physical abuse. Being ...
Bogaerts A A Department of Health Care, Midwifery, KHLim, Limburg Catholic University College, Hasselt, Belgium. ; Department of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences, University of Antwerp, - - 2014
Maternal obesity is a growing public health concern in Belgium as well as in other European countries and is now becoming the most common risk factor associated with pregnancy complications with impact on the health of the women and her offspring. At this moment, there is no specific management strategy ...
Horan Mary K MK UCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine and Medical Science, University College Dublin, National Maternity Hospital, Dublin 2, Ireland. - - 2014
Pregnancy increases the risk of being overweight at a later time period, particularly when there is excessive gestational weight gain. There remains a paucity of data into the effect of low glycaemic index (GI) pregnancy interventions postpartum. To examine the impact of a low glycaemic index diet during pregnancy on ...
Swanson Megan M Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143. Electronic address: - - 2013
Delayed pregnancy testing has been associated with presentation for abortion in the second trimester. Little is known about acceptability of potential interventions to hasten pregnancy recognition. A total of 592 women presenting for abortion at six clinics in the United States completed surveys on contraceptive use, risk behavior, timing of ...
Wojnar Danuta M - - 2013
To describe the experiences of preconception, pregnancy, and new motherhood from the perspective of lesbian nonbiological mothers. Descriptive phenomenology. A private room at the study site and participants' homes. Twenty-four self-identified lesbian nonbiological mothers in a committed relationship and whose partner gave birth within the past 2 years participated. All of ...
Dornelles Associate Researcher Professor Lia Mara Netto LM Núcleo de Infância e Família, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil; Rua Anita Garibaldi, 1786 apt.711, Bairro Boa Vista, CEP 90480-200, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2013
to explore women's fears during pregnancy following conception via assisted reproductive technology (ART). 19 expectant first-time mothers were interviewed during the third trimester of pregnancy using a semi-structured schedule. Perceptions of and feelings about pregnancy were assessed. Content analysis was used to identify themes and subthemes. four overarching themes emerged: ...
Franchak John M JM New York University, New York, NY, USA, - - 2013
Possibilities for action depend on the fit between the body and the environment. Perceiving what actions are possible is challenging, because the body and the environment are always changing. How do people adapt to changes in body size and compression? In Experiment 1, we tested pregnant women monthly over the ...
Jette Shannon S University of Maryland, College Park, MD, - - 2013
In this article, we use qualitative methodology to explore how 15 low-income women of diverse sociocultural location construct and experience health and weight gain during pregnancy, as well as how they position themselves in relation to messages pertaining to weight gain, femininity and motherhood that they encounter in their lives. ...
Aengst Jennifer - - 2013
Infanticide is a widespread practice, yet few ethnographic and theoretical works examine this. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in the Indian Himalayas, I argue that infanticide is a form of reproductive disruption that elicits both public moral judgments and private silences. In this Himalayan context, the stigmas of abortion and ...
Iezzoni Lisa I - - 2013
Growing numbers of reproductive-age US women with chronic physical disabilities (CPD) are becoming pregnant. Little is known about the health conditions causing their CPD. To identify health conditions causing CPD among reproductive-age women and specifically among currently pregnant women. Cross-sectional, nationally representative National Health Interview Survey data from 2006 to ...
Heery Emily - - 2013
Excessive weight gain during pregnancy is a major risk factor for macrosomia (high birth weight delivery). This study aimed to explore views about weight gain and lifestyle practices during pregnancy among women with a history of macrosomia. A qualitative descriptive study was conducted. Twenty-one second-time mothers whose first infant was ...
Aiken Abigail R A - - 2013
Women's retrospective reports of their feelings about a pregnancy and of its intendedness are often inconsistent, particularly among Latinas. Interpretation of this incongruence as ambivalence overlooks the possibility that happiness about the prospect of pregnancy and desire to prevent pregnancy need not be mutually exclusive. Data from the 2006-2008 Border ...
Asplin Nina - - 2013
to explore what women who have had a pregnancy terminated due to a detected fetal malformation perceived as having been important in their encounters with caregivers for promoting their healthy adjustment and well-being. an exploratory descriptive design was used. Semi-structured interviews were audiotaped, and the information pathway described. The text ...
Birtwell Beatrice - - 2013
Eight pregnant women, considered to be 'vulnerable' due to exposure to a number of underlying risk factors, participated in semi-structured interviews regarding their experiences of pregnancy and of Mellow Bumps, a 6-week targeted antenatal intervention. Interview transcripts were explored using interpretative phenomenological analysis. The analysis revealed five superordinate themes: pregnancy ...
Turunen Kaisa - - 2013
Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy is a hormone-provoked disorder that fades quickly after parturition. The aim of this study was to establish whether a history of intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy reduces the use of hormone therapy for menopausal symptoms and, irrespective of hormone therapy, whether intrahepatic cholestasis is associated with other ...
Hopkins Julia - - 2013
According to the psychoanalytical literature, it is during pregnancy that maternal representations of the mother-infant relationship become activated. Midwives who are engaged with the mother and the baby have not drawn upon this concept in their practice. In order for this to happen, it is important to understand better the ...
Frohwirth Lori L The Guttmacher Institute, 125 Maiden Lane, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10038, USA. Electronic address: - - 2013
More than half (52%) of unintended pregnancies in the United States (U.S.) occur among the 10.7% of women using no contraceptive method. We interviewed a sample of women obtaining abortions in the U.S. in 2008 (n = 49) and explored their attitudes toward and beliefs about their risk of pregnancy. We found ...
Alderman Harold - - 2013
The long-term impact of early malnutrition on human capital outcomes remains unclear, and existing evidence has come largely from observational studies. We compared the impact of a nutritional supplement given during pregnancy or lactation in rural Gambia on educational performance and cognitive ability in offspring at their maturity. This study ...
Fenton Christine - - 2013
Pre-eclampsia remains a major burden of disease, accounting for approximately 50,000-70,000 maternal deaths each year worldwide. Frustratingly, the management of pre-eclampsia has remained essentially unchanged for much of the last century and focussed primarily on maternal blood pressure control to allow fetal maturation. Recent advances in the understanding of the ...
La Marca-Ghaemmaghami Pearl - - 2013
Little is known about the effect of social support on the reactivity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis during pregnancy. Moreover, when investigating the HPA axis most studies do not consider the activity of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2 (11β-HSD2), an enzyme within the salivary glands that inactivates cortisol to cortisone. This ...
Phadnis S V - - 2013
Pre-eclampsia is a disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum period and affects both the mother and the unborn child. Affecting at least 5-8% of all pregnancies, it can be a rapidly progressive condition characterised by hypertension and proteinuria. Oedema, sudden weight gain, headaches and changes in vision ...
Van Lieshout Ryan J - - 2013
The purpose of this review is to summarize studies that have examined associations between maternal adiposity prior to and during pregnancy and cognitive and psychiatric problems in offspring. Of the 11 studies published since a 2011 systematic review, four examined cognitive outcomes alone, four assessed psychopathology exclusively, and three reported ...
Ryan Jennifer M - - 2013
The maternal diet provides critical nutrients that can influence fetal and infant brain development and function. This review highlights the potential benefits of maternal dietary ganglioside supplementation on fetal and infant brain development. English-language systematic reviews, preclinical studies, and clinical studies were obtained through searches on PubMed. Reports were selected ...
Robinson Gail Erlick - - 2013
Women who lose desired pregnancies by miscarriage, stillbirth, or genetic termination are at risk of suffering from grief, anxiety, guilt and self-blame that may even present in subsequent pregnancies. It is important to find effective means of helping women deal with these losses. The approach to stillbirth has shifted from ...
Santangelo Carmela - - 2013
Obesity is a global and dramatic public health problem; maternal obesity represents one of the main risk factors of infertility and pregnancy complications as it is associated with adverse maternal and offspring outcomes. In the last few years, adipose tissue dysfunction associated with altered adipocytokine secretion has been suggested to ...
Botsford Morgan Whitney - - 2013
The current research targets 4 potential stereotypes driving hostile attitudes and discriminatory behaviors toward pregnant women: incompetence, lack of commitment, inflexibility, and need for accommodation. We tested the relative efficacy of reducing concerns related to each of the stereotypes in a field experiment in which female confederates who sometimes wore ...
Ricketts Sue - - 2013
Inadequate weight gain in pregnancy is a major contributor to low birth weight in Colorado, where the low birth weight rate is among the highest in the nation. In 2004, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment implemented a population-based intervention in 9 counties, including provider training and a ...
Lafarge Caroline - - 2013
Pregnancy termination for fetal abnormality (TFA) can have significant psychological repercussions, but little is known about the coping strategies involved in dealing with TFA. This study examined the relationships between women's coping strategies and perinatal grief. 166 women completed a survey online. Coping and perinatal grief were measured using the ...
Carter Marion - - 2013
Unintended pregnancy is common among black and Hispanic young adults in the United States. How pregnancy intentions form and change is poorly understood, although research indicates that intentions and attitudes are dependent on partners' views and other relationship factors, and are different by gender. A sample of black and Puerto ...
van der Sijpt Erica E a Department of Anthropology , University of Amsterdam , Amsterdam , the - - 2013
Pregnancy losses are ambiguous affairs in East Cameroon. Childbearing is not always people's primary aim within their fragile sexual and marital relationships, and it is often unclear to outsiders whether a pregnancy interruption is intended or unintended. Drawing on 15 months of fieldwork, I explore the discursive strategies Gbigbil women ...
Rocca Corinne H - - 2013
The notion that abortion causes poor mental health has gained traction, even though it is not supported by research. Few studies have comprehensively investigated women's postabortion emotions. Baseline data from a longitudinal study of women seeking abortion at 30 U.S. facilities between 2008 and 2010 were used to examine emotions ...
Eigenmann Philippe A - - 2013
Infantile eczema, and in particular atopic dermatitis are, in many children, the first manifestation of their predisposition to an atopic disease. Among existing prevention strategies, supplementation with probiotics and prebiotics belong to the most promising beneficial interventions. Highlighting the most recent literature, we review here the most recent studies on ...
Farajzadegan Ziba Z Department of Community Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, - - 2013
Abnormal weight gain during pregnancy increases the adverse health outcomes during the pregnancy, delivery, and the postpartum period. Most of the pregnant women develop weight gain more than the recommended limits; therefore, interventions to manage such disproportionate weight gain are needed. In this paper, the design of the maternal centered ...
Begum Shehanaaz - - 2013
Women with epilepsy (WWE) have several gender based problems pertaining to social and biological domains. The stigma of epilepsy and its consequences appear to be more for women than men. They have more difficulty in getting married and sustaining a married life. The cyclical variations in the reproductive hormones can ...
de La Rochebrochard Elise - - 2013
Children born after an unplanned pregnancy have poorer developmental scores. This could arise from less favorable parenting but also could reflect confounding from the socioeconomic circumstances. In a large representative sample in the United Kingdom, the Millennium Cohort Study (2001-2005), cognitive delay at 3 years was explored with the Bracken ...
Horsch Antje - - 2013
So far, associations between appraisals, maternal adjustment and coping following diagnosis of fetal anomaly have not been investigated in women who continue with their pregnancy. This study measured maternal coping and adjustment after and appraisal of a diagnosis of fetal anomaly in 40 mothers who had continued with their pregnancy ...
Ayoola Adejoke B - - 2013
This study explored low-income women's perspectives on how to promote early recognition of pregnancy as one strategy to address community residents' concerns related to unintended pregnancy. Unintended pregnancy, which is more prevalent among low-income women and minorities, has been associated with various adverse pregnancy outcomes. This study used the ideological ...
Wilton Georgiana G University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Electronic address: - - 2013
Brief, effective interventions are needed to reduce the risk of an alcohol-exposed pregnancy in women who drink and do not use effective contraception. The Healthy Choices study compared telephone and in-person administration of a brief intervention. In addition to indicators of alcohol use and effective contraception, compliance with the intervention ...
Meijer Judith L - - 2013
to investigate the association of life events during pregnancy with change in antenatal anxiety and depression symptoms. We distinguished pregnancy related and non-pregnancy related events and assessed specificity of these associations for depressive or anxious symptoms. In addition, we investigated whether the associations were affected by personality or childhood adversities. ...
Brucker-Davis Françoise F Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Reproductive Medicine, Nice, France ; Institut National de la Recherche Médicale, UMR U895, Université Nice-Sophia Antipolis, Nice, - - 2013
The aim of the study was to determine the evolution of thyroid tests throughout pregnancy and postpartum in healthy women with and without iodine supplementation. This was a prospective, randomized, interventional study of iodine supplementation (150 μg/day) from the first trimester until 3 months postpartum versus controls. 111 pregnant women ...
Joy Elizabeth A - - 2013
A majority of women do not meet the recommended levels of physical activity before and during pregnancy. Physically active women experience fewer complications of pregnancy such as gestational diabetes, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, and low back pain, to name only a few. Exercise is Medicine encourages adults to achieve a ...
Santiago Sarah E - - 2013
Healthy post-pregnancy outcomes are contingent upon an informed regimen of prenatal care encouraging healthy maternal consumption habits. In this article, we describe aspects of maternal intake of food, drink, and medication in a population of predominantly Hispanic women in Southern California. Potential implications for unhealthy prenatal dietary choices are discussed. ...
Chima Anyanwu Felix F Felix Chima Anyanwu, Department of Public Health, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine the perception of University students regarding the severity of unwanted pregnancy. This cross sectional study involved 408 (206 females and 202 males) students residing within the university campus. Simple and systematic sampling methods were used to select participants. A 4-likert scaled self-administered ...
Su Anny - - 2013
Smoking during pregnancy has been linked to a variety of adverse outcomes for both maternal and child health. Decades of studies have sought to increase cessation antepartum and reduce relapse postpartum. A number of effective interventions exist to significantly reduce smoking rates during pregnancy; however, less is known about how ...
Larsen Elisabeth Clare - - 2013
Sporadic miscarriage is the most common complication of early pregnancy. Two or three consecutive pregnancy losses is a less common phenomenon, and this is considered a distinct disease entity. Sporadic miscarriages are considered to primarily represent failure of abnormal embryos to progress to viability. Recurrent miscarriage is thought to have ...
Onoye Jane M - - 2013
Changes in mental health symptoms throughout pregnancy and postpartum may impact a woman's experience and adjustment during an important time. However, few studies have investigated these changes throughout the perinatal period, particularly changes in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. The purpose of this study was to examine longitudinal changes in ...
Pires Raquel - - 2013
The aims of the current study were to examine the indirect effect of the perceived impact of pregnancy on quality of life (QoL) through the severity of depressive symptoms among a sample of pregnant adolescents, and to explore whether adolescents' satisfaction with support from their mothers (SM) or partners (SP) ...
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