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Mc Elhinney, Helena; Taylor, Brian J.; Sinclair, Marlene – Child Care in Practice, 2021
Protecting an unborn baby from abuse and neglect presents particular challenges for professionals due to the uncertainties about appraising future harm and functioning of family relationships. This systematic narrative review synthesises studies of professional decision making by health and social care professionals regarding child protection of…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Prenatal Care, Child Abuse, Child Neglect
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Costabile, Maurizio – Advances in Physiology Education, 2021
Hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) is a potentially fatal condition caused by a Rhesus (Rh) antigen incompatibility between a mother and fetus. As a result, determining the Rh status of expectant parents is a routine clinical assessment. Both the physiological and immunological basis of this condition are taught to undergraduate students. At…
Descriptors: Diseases, Undergraduate Students, Physiology, Teaching Methods
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Oswalt, Sara B.; Eastman-Mueller, Heather P.; Baldwin, Aleta – Journal of American College Health, 2021
Objective: To provide an overview of college health centers' practices surrounding education, counseling and referral after a patient receives a positive pregnancy test. Participants: College health centers that participated in the annual ACHA Pap Test and STI Survey years 2008 to 2014. Methods: Descriptive analyses for items regarding all-options…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, School Health Services, Pregnancy, Pregnant Students
Newton, William Isaac; Candiracci, Sara – Bernard van Leer Foundation, 2020
This publication presents the challenges and opportunities confronting early childhood development in vulnerable urban contexts, derived from specialised research by Arup and the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF). The data is clear: vulnerable urban areas such as refugee and informal settlements house a growing population in critical need, and…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, At Risk Persons, Child Development, Young Children
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Clark, Ginerva A.; Humphries, Marisha L.; Perez, Jessica; Udoetuk, Stella; Bhatt, Kruti; Domingo, Jennifer P.; Garcia, Megan; Daubenmire, Patrick L.; Mansuri, Nazminbano; King, Maripat – Journal of Chemical Education, 2020
Knowledge of functional groups provides students with a language for organic chemistry. However, students in a health science chemistry course do not plan to be synthetic organic chemists and, therefore, need examples of how functional group chemistry is relevant to their vocational goals. We have developed a lab to demonstrate how simple…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Health Sciences, Laboratory Experiments, Prenatal Care
Florsheim, Paul; Moore, David; Burrow-Sánchez, Jason – ZERO TO THREE, 2020
This article advocates for system-level change in prenatal health services. Specifically, the authors describe how they "discovered" the idea of father-inclusive prenatal health care (FIPH), which involves providing an array of services to help young expectant fathers prepare for the challenges of parenthood. Over the course of 25 years,…
Descriptors: Fathers, Prenatal Care, Health Services, Young Adults
River, Laura M.; Narayan, Angela J.; Galvan, Thania; Rivera, Luisa; Harris, William W.; Lieberman, Alicia F. – ZERO TO THREE, 2019
During pregnancy, low-income women are at high risk for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but they are unlikely to receive mental health services. As a follow-up to Narayan et al. (2017), we provide a detailed picture of pregnant women's mental health service (MHS) need versus utilization. Results suggested that the majority of…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Mothers, At Risk Persons, Health Needs
Parlakian, Rebecca; Kinser, Kathy – ZERO TO THREE, 2019
This article reviews the research base on the development of prenatal attachment and profiles four programs that foster this essential prenatal relationship: CenteringPregnancy®, the Practical Resources for Effective Postpartum Parenting program (PREPP), Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP), and Moms2B.
Descriptors: Prenatal Influences, Program Effectiveness, Pregnancy, Metacognition
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How, Bethea; Smidt, Andy; Wilson, Nathan J; Barton, Rebecca; Valentin, Chelsea – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) allows early, accurate diagnosis of Down syndrome that has resulted in increased terminations. This qualitative study involved in-depth interviews of fathers of children with Down syndrome about their views on the availability of NIPT. Thematic network analysis revealed that although fathers appreciated an…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Fathers, Screening Tests, Prenatal Care
Campbell, Fernanda Q.; Patil, Pratima A. – Boston Foundation, 2019
Over the past three years, the Boston Birth to Eight Collaborative has convened more than 200 individuals and organizations from across the early childhood field--center and family-based providers, pediatricians, public health researchers, hospitals, family engagement organizations, and parents--to ensure all children are ready for sustained…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Access to Education, Supply and Demand, Child Care
Keeley, Brian, Ed.; Little, Céline, Ed.; Zuehlke, Eric, Ed. – UNICEF, 2019
This edition of "The State of the World's Children" report examines children, food and nutrition. It seeks to deepen understanding around the causes and consequences of children's malnutrition in all its forms and to highlight how governments, business, families and other stakeholders can best respond. Chapter 1 examines the changing…
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Child Development, Water
Davis, Cassie – Center for Public Policy Priorities, 2019
Located on the U.S.-Mexico border, Webb County is an international trading center, bursting with culture and opportunities. But the county's future success depends on whether every Webb County child has access to opportunities that help them reach their full potential. Ensuring the well-being of all Webb County's children--across neighborhood,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Children, Child Health, Metropolitan Areas
Stark, Deborah Roderick – National Governors Association, 2018
Across America, in living rooms and classrooms, in houses of worship and community centers, on street corners and in parks, families are doing their best to care for their children. Sometimes, parents and caregivers need extra support along the way, especially when they are living in adverse conditions marked by poverty, homelessness, violence and…
Descriptors: State Policy, Child Development, Prenatal Care, Infants
Shea, Kathryn; Graham, Mimi – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
The opioid epidemic has led to a dramatic increase in the number of infants and toddlers being removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Doing so places these vulnerable young children at high risk for attachment issues, postnatal medical problems, and development delay. Early Childhood Courts have been found to be a very effective…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Infants, Mental Health, Toddlers
Fragassi, Philip A.; Bora, Geetanjali – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
The last decade has seen an exponential increase in the use of illicit and prescription opioids during pregnancy. Opioid dependency during pregnancy increases the risks of obstetric complications for mothers and potential dangers for newborns during infancy and later in life. The mother-child dyad faces specific hurdles when it comes to getting…
Descriptors: Prenatal Care, Drug Use, Mothers, Neonates
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