Citations with the tag: PREGNANCY
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- How to have sex when you want to get pregnant.
Lauresen, N.H.; Bouchez, C. // Cosmopolitan; Aug91, Vol. 211 Issue 2, p114
Informs women on some practical aspects of sex that can affect fertility, both positively and negatively. Oral sex; Lubricants and creams; Hot tubs can block pregnancy; Douching and fertility; Other factors.
- HHS report: `Crack Babies' released.
Lauresen, N.H.; Bouchez, C. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p1
Highlights the report `Crack Babies' by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General. Only seeing part of the problem; Struggling child welfare system; Most crack babies go home; Concern for other drugs.
- Model programs serving drug exposed children.
Lauresen, N.H.; Bouchez, C. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p2
Reports that the Department of Health and Human Services is studying model programs serving drug exposed children in several cities. Identifying policy and service issues; Exploring how pioneering cities are meeting needs.
- Prenatal substance abuse.
Gittler, J. G.; McPherson, M. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p3
Overview of the problem of prenatal substance abuse. `Crack babies'; Incidence and prevalence; Demographics; Drug abuse and AIDS; Neglect and abuse; Impact on existing services systems; Legal issues and service delivery issues.
- Perinatal substance abuse.
Horowitz, R. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p8
Discusses response to perinatal substance abuse. Prevention, identification and treatment; Lack of available and appropriate programs; Coercive state intervention; Danger of discrimination; Termination of parental rights.
- Prosecution to enhance treatment.
Goldsmith, S. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p13
Discusses prosecution as a means of enhancing the treatment of substance abusing mothers and pregnant women. Damages to fetal growth; Examples of recent approaches; Arguments against law enforcement involvement; Motivation to continue treatment.
- Working towards an answer: Punishment and treatment need not be mutually exclusive choices.
Goldsmith, S. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p16
Argues that prosecution and treatment can work together in solving the problems of prenatal substance abuse. Need for well-publicized prosecution; Need for required drug testing; Need for a coordinated legal and medical response.
- The wisdom of Solomon: Cutting the cord that harms.
DeBettencourt, K.B. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p17
Presents adoption into another family as a viable option for children exposed to drugs. Problems of infants exposed to cocaine; Punitive approaches; Various methods of reporting; Burden of foster care on the child; Available adoptive families.
- Interagency intervention with perinatal substance abuse.
Durfee, M.; Tilton-Durfee, D. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p30
Argues the need for interagency cooperation to effectively address the problems of perinatal substance abuse. Need for consensus on a problem definition; Legal vs. illegal substances; Varying perspectives; Lack of program accountability; Examples of integrated programs. INSET: Untitled...
- Pregnancy meal plan covers 12-month term.
Reader, Diane // Diabetes in the News; May/Jun93, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p52
Gives advice for pregnant women on meal planning. Pre-pregnancy planning process; Pre- and post-conception goals; Provision of the same amount of food per day; Eating on schedule to balance insulin action; Monitoring blood glucose levels; Special nutrients needed given increase in daily...
- Calcium supplements reduce hypertension in pregnancy.
Reader, Diane // Environmental Nutrition; Jan1992, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Reports that, according to a new study conducted in Argentina, high blood pressure during pregnancy may be reduced by increasing calcium consumption. Difference between women consuming calcium during pregnancy as opposed to those who didn't; Levels of calcium intake needed; More.
- Pregnancy after 40.
Adams, C. // Essence (Essence); Jul88, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p18
Consideration of the fact that more older women are opting for first-time motherhood; 40-year-old women are the `baby- boomers' who changed the face of society in the wake of the new feminist movement and are now looking at the quality of their lives; Factors for a safe pregnancy after 40;...
- From here to maternity.
Lipner, M. // Essence (Essence); Jul90, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p24
Discusses some of pregnancy's common side effects, such as morning sickness and fatigue, and gives holistic guidelines for treating them.
- Healthy-baby countdown.
Abner, A. // Essence (Essence); Feb1992, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p18
Gives a complete trimester-by-trimester guide to a safe and comfortable pregnancy. When to see a doctor; What your body will feel like; How to feel comfortable; Diet and exercise tips; Relationships with your partner; Labor; Delivery; More.
- First-time mother at 43.
Jeffers-Rigby, Janie L. // Essence (Essence); Jul93, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p36
Features a 43-year old woman's personal narrative of her pregnancy and childbirth experience. Career executive image; Miscarriage; Encouraging doctor; Jordan's birth.
- Drugs and pregnancy: Often the two don't mix.
Zamula, E. // FDA Consumer; Jun89, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p7
Discusses how drug use in pregnancy can affect a developing fetus and cause serious birth defects in children. Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs can be harmful; Teratogenic drugs; Alcohol taken during pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS); Effect of cigarette smoking on...
- Monitoring high-risk pregnancy.
Bash, D.M. // FDA Consumer; Mar1992, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p34
Presents a fictionalized example, using several real-life experiences, to explain how home devices, regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) can hep monitor high risk pregnancy. Use of a fetoscope; Monitoring the pregnancy of a woman with gestational diabetes; The issue of inducing...
- Late expectations.
Adler, S. // Harper's Bazaar; Aug90, Issue 3344, p38
Studies the benefits of new technology for pregnant women over age 40. Why mid-life pregnancy is more common today; Key factors contributing to successful later pregnancies.
- Baby fever.
Foyt, Victoria // Harper's Bazaar; Jan93, Issue 3373, p122
Discusses one woman's attempt to muffle the ticking of her biological clock. Ringing of biological clock on 28th birthday; Husband's agreement to try; Becoming obsessed with becoming pregnant; Fears of infertility; So focused on getting pregnant neglected marriage; Divorced, scared, alone,...
- Foreclosing the use of force: A.C. reversed.
Annas, G.J. // Hastings Center Report; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p27
Argues that the doctor-patient relationships involving pregnant women should be decided by the patient on behalf of herself and the fetus. Case of Angela Carder; Mother's interest vs. state's interest; Question of competence; Use of force.
- Sons and lovers.
B.J.C. // Hastings Center Report; Sep/Oct91, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4
Comments on historical and current methods designed to enable gender selection of children. Theories about diet and gender; Method developed by Dr. Ronald J. Ericsson in the mid-70s; More.
- Put on hold.
H.L.N. // Hastings Center Report; Jan/Feb92, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p2
Describes an in vitro technique which results in triplets. In this process, three eggs are fertilized, one is implanted in the mother, and two are frozen for future use. Details of techniques used with 350 other children born from frozen embryos in the United States.
- Privacy: Dead and gone?
Capron, A.M. // Hastings Center Report; Jan/Feb92, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p43
Asserts that the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit came close to deciding that privacy rights for pregnant women were dead. Legal and ethical considerations in the case of `Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey.'; Selecting constitutional standards; The...
- A pregnant fellow.
Geilker, Joyce; Mahowald, Mary B. // Hastings Center Report; Sep/Oct92, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p30
Presents a hypothetical case study in which a fellow in high-risk obstetrics in her third trimester of pregnancy experienced premature labor and was put on medication and confined to her bed until the baby was delivered. The moral implications of considering pregnancy elective; Support for the...
- Folic acid may prevent birth defects.
Geilker, Joyce; Mahowald, Mary B. // Health News & Review; 1992, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p23
Reports that a landmark study by the (British) Medical Research Council Vitamin Study showed that supplementing the diet prior to and during pregnancy with folic acid offered a 72 percent protective effect against recurring neural tube defects in high-risk women. Dose used was four milligrams...
- Total nutrition for you & baby.
Kamen, Betty; Kamen, Si // Health News & Review; 1993, Vol. 3 Issue 1, pH
Gives advice on prepregnancy eating habits of pregnant women and their husbands. Studies that point up the importance of prepregnancy nutrition for both mother and father before conception and after; Sperm abnormalities in cigarette smokers; Inadequate dietary intake of iron; Increase in...
- Florida woman convicted in cocaine baby case.
Kamen, Betty; Kamen, Si // Jet; 7/31/89, Vol. 76 Issue 17, p14
Reports on a Florida woman convicted of delivering an uncontrolled substance, allegedly crack cocaine, to her unborn children, the first mother so charged in Florida.
- Common pregnancy questions and answers.
Sherrod II, Jesse A.; Martin, John V. // Las Vegas Business Press; 07/27/98, Vol. 15 Issue 30, Health Scene p10
Presents answers to questions related to pregnancy. Includes ideal time for pregnancy; Importance of prenatal care and education; Natural childbirth versus use of an epidural.
- Pregnant pumping.
Sherrod II, Jesse A.; Martin, John V. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Apr93, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p26
Advises pregnant women to forget exhaustive workouts and use common sense and moderation in training instead. Effect of moderate training on the fetal heart rate.
- The 9th month.
Sears, William; Sears, Martha // Parenting; Jun/Jul97, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p98
Describes some changes that take place as a woman's body and mind prepare for the birth of the baby on the ninth month. Experience of a whole range of emotions including ambivalence, less tolerance, fear, the urge to nest; Changes in the body including bigger size, more feeling of tiredness,...
- Dazed and confused.
Bloch, Emily // Parenting; Oct97, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p59
Presents information on a study which show that lack of focus during pregnancy have a biological cause. Results of the study; Details on an increase in estrogen during pregnancy; Information on brain shrinkage during pregnancy.
- Got a craving?
Bloch, Emily // Parenting; Oct97, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p60
States that pregnancy is notorious for creating the urge to eat. Information on swapping fat servings for 45 to 50 calorie foods; Details on substituting bread, or grain for fat.
- Keeping pregnancy a secret.
Bloch, Emily // Parenting; Apr98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p55
Offers advice to newly pregnant women on how they can keep their pregnancy a secret. How to plan days; Stocking up on snack foods; Resting during lunch breaks.
- ACE inhibitors now carry stronger pregnancy warnings.
Bloch, Emily // RN; Sep92, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p112
Reports that a new warning has been added to the labeling of all currently prescribed angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors against the use of the high-blood pressure medication in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. Details of the new warning; Food and Drug Administration...
- Women should stay cool in early pregnancy.
Wolfe, Suzanne; Cerrato, Paul L. // RN; Mar93, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p15
Cites the need for pregnant women to avoid exposure to certain types of heat in the first two months of pregnancy to avoid Neural Tube Defect (NTD). Results of studies; Risk factors; Avoidance of hut tubs and saunas.
- Pregnant women should watch their weight.
Wolfe, Suzanne; Cerrato, Paul L. // RN; May93, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p24
Reports on the weight gain of pregnant women and its consequences as discussed in the Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol., 167(2), 353, by J.W.C. Johnson, J.A. Longmate and B. Frentzen. Risks and complications.
- Strength in numbers.
Greenwood-Robinson, M. // Women's Sports & Fitness; May/Jun90, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p30
Describes how weight training can aid in pregnancy. Strength building exercises can relieve the back pain and discomfort of pregnancy. Offers recommendations on how to weight train with baby on the way. Details of Pregnacare, a program of strength building for pregnant women.
- Delicate balance: The emerging issue of maternal-fetal conflict.
Allegretti, J. // America; 3/2/1991, Vol. 164 Issue 8, p238
Focuses on two issues of maternal-fetal conflict: forced caesarean sections and criminal prosecutions of mothers for fetus abuse. Examples of legal cases; Social consequences; Roe v. Wade; Legal and practical problems with fetal abuse laws.
- Buckle up to protect baby.
Allegretti, J. // USA Today Magazine; Feb92, Vol. 120 Issue 2561, p12
Advises pregnant women to buckle up with both a shoulder harness and a lap belt. Benefits for the baby; Focus on reducing trauma, one of the main causes of miscarriage for fetuses more than three months old.
Tavakol, Kamran // Physical Therapy; Sep97, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p998
Presents a summary on the article `Predictors of Red Cell Folate Level in Women Attempting Pregnancy,' by J.E. Brown and D.R. Jacobs which was published in the 1996 issue of `JAMA' periodical.
- How far, how fast.
Shangold, M. // Runner's World; Jun92, Vol. 27 Issue 6, Special Women's Section p68
Discusses how much exercise a well-conditioned pregnant woman can perform safely. Paying attention to perceived levels of exertion; Running more conservatively; Factors which contribute to a rise in core body temperature; Other ways to modify training.
- Two for the road.
Miller, Linda; Othersen, Megan // Runner's World; Jul93, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p27
Focuses on pregnancy and running. Advice from John Joseph Botti, M.D., director of the division of maternal-fetal medicine at the Pennsylvania State University Hospital at Hershey Medical Center; Suggestions for pregnant women running in the heat; Details.
- Waiting for baby his side/her side.
Pennebaker, R. // Redbook; Feb91, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p30
Presents a month-by-month look at one woman's pregnancy and how she and her husband looked at each month differently.
- True maternity blues.
Weinhouse, B. // Redbook; Jun92, Vol. 179 Issue 2, p36
Reports on a study by psychologist Ian Gotlib, Ph.D., which finds that real depression strikes some pregnant women before giving birth. Often the depression persists after giving birth.
- Dropping post-pregnancy pounds.
Weinhouse, Beth // Redbook; Aug92, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p33
Summarizes findings on post-pregnancy weight loss from a six-month survey done by Gundersen Clinic Ltd. in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Weight loss appears to depend on factors other than diet and exercise.
- New-mom fitness.
Weinhouse, Beth // Redbook; Aug92, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p106
Describes several post-pregnancy exercises that new mothers can do with their babies. The exercises take about 20 minutes and condition muscles all over the body.
- How does ultrasound in pregnancy affect school performance of the offspring.
Weinhouse, Beth // Child Health Alert; Feb1992, Vol. 10, p4
Discusses a study that tested how ultrasound in pregnancy affected school performance of the offspring. Children who had been exposed to ultrasound examinations performed no differently from those who did not; Reassuring information; Strength ofthe study.
- Businesses offer prenatal education.
Kleiner, E. // Mothering; Winter92, Issue 62, p26
Reports that each year the 40,000 infant deaths and 11,000 low-birthweight babies are costing businesses millions of dollars in health insurance and in order to help this, several businesses have begun providing prenatal care programs for their employees. Hope for healthier mothers and babies;...
- Separation distress--A healthy sign.
Kleiner, E. // Mothering; Winter92, Issue 62, p26
Reports that young children who greet brief separations from their mothers with tantrums or clinginess are not demonstrating signs of insecurity, rather healthy expressions of emotional distress and reflect sound psychological growth. Signs of comfort by mother promote security; Ability to...
- Why single women keep their babies.
Speer, T.L. // American Demographics; Jun92, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p9
Discusses the trend of single parenthood among women who become pregnant without being married. Young women today don't know how scandalous premarital pregnancies once were; Relinquishment rates for single mothers dropped from nine to two percent between 1973 and 1988; Decline due almost...