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Shapiro, Alyson F.; Jolley, Sandra N.; Hildebrandt, Ursula; Spieker, Susan J. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Research linking postpartum depression (PPD) with negative child outcomes has predominantly examined PPD at six weeks postpartum or later, and has not controlled for depression during pregnancy. The present study examined associations between PPD at three weeks postpartum and temperament in 6-month-old infants in a sample of women who were not…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Females
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Martin, Eleanor; Weiland, Christina; Page, Lindsay C. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Although text messaging interventions targeting parents of older students have shown promise for improving a variety of outcomes, evidence on text-based outreach and support for parents of young children is just emerging. We explore programmatic data from a text-based mentoring intervention designed to support postpartum mothers and promote…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Parenting Skills, Parent Education
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Brantmüller, Éva; Gyúró, Mónika; Galgán, Kitti; Pakai, Annamária – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
Twin birth is a relevant risk factor for postnatal depression (PND). The primary objective of our study is to reveal the prevalence of suspected cases of depression and to identify some background factors among mothers of twins. We applied convenience sampling method within a retrospective, quantitative study among mothers given birth to twins for…
Descriptors: Females, Birth, Mothers, Depression (Psychology)
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Posmontier, Bobbie; Bina, Rena; Glasser, Saralee; Cinamon, Tali; Styr, Benedict; Sammarco, Therese – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Purpose: To determine feasibility and acceptability of incorporating IPT for postpartum depression (PPD) into Israeli social work practice. Method: Women who were 4-24 weeks postpartum with PPD, at least 18 years old, had telephone access, and had a score of 10-18 on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) were eligible to participate in…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, Birth, Depression (Psychology)
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Defelipe, Renata Pereira; de Resende, Briseida Dôgo; David, Vinicius Frayze; Bussab, Vera Silvia Raad – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Psychosocial risk conditions can predict postpartum depression (PPD) which can reduce maternal investment into child. We examined, in high-risk Brazilian mothers, PPD predictors measured during pregnancy, and PPD effects on maternal behaviors measured at 4-5 months. 35 depressed (D) and 38 nondepressed (ND) mothers had four behaviors (gaze, smile,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology), Birth, Females
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Miller-Graff, Laura E.; Nuttall, Amy K.; Lefever, Jennifer E. B. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
Women are at greater risk of exposure to interpersonal violence during pregnancy. The influence prenatal violence has on children's behavioral adjustment is generally understood to stem from its impact on mothers, but there is a dearth of prospective research to test these models. The current study evaluated the influence of interpersonal violence…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Prenatal Influences, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Zhu, Yidan – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2017
This paper problematizes Canadian breastfeeding policies and programs. It criticizes Canadian federal and provincial government policies and programs, which focus on a global goal of enabling all women to practise exclusive breastfeeding and do not pay enough attention to immigrant mothers' breastfeeding experience. Based on an analysis of…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Infants, Asians, Immigrants
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Roozbahani, Nasrin; Ghofranipour, Fazlollah; Eftekhar Ardabili, Hassan; Hajizadeh, Ebrahim – Health Education Journal, 2014
Background: Postpartum women are a population at risk for sedentary living. Physical activity (PA) prior to pregnancy may be effective in predicting similar behaviour in the postpartum period. Objective: To test a composite version of the extended transtheoretical model (TTM) by adding "past behaviour" in order to predict PA behaviour…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Females, Foreign Countries
Day, Dawn – ProQuest LLC, 2014
A recent examination of postpartum patient satisfaction scores in an inner-city hospital revealed decreased satisfaction of discharge teaching practices. Guided by Knowles' model of andragogy and Donabedian's model of structure-process-outcome, the purpose of this study was to gain an understanding of how the structure and process of discharge…
Descriptors: Patients, Attitudes, Mixed Methods Research, Nurses
Serrano, Verenea J.; Hasbrouck, Sadie; Alfonso, Alexandra M.; Ashby, Bethany; Paul, Jennifer J.; Buchholz, Melissa – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
Fathers play a critical role in the lives of infants and mothers in the postpartum period. Research has demonstrated that fathers with mood disorders can have negative consequences on maternal mental health and child well-being. However, strategies for identifying paternal depression are lacking, and issues often go unrecognized and unaddressed.…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent Role, Perinatal Influences, Emotional Disturbances
Wadas-Thalken, Katherine S. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study informs the topic of pregnant and parenting students in doctoral health sciences programs, more specifically pharmacy programs. The purpose of this study was to identify common practices and decision making factors pharmacy faculty used in supporting and accommodating pregnant and postpartum students. The aim of this study was to inform…
Descriptors: Pharmaceutical Education, College Faculty, Decision Making, Pregnant Students
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Tabak, Rachel G.; Joshu, Corinne E.; Clarke, Megan A.; Schwarz, Cynthia D.; Haire-Joshu, Debra L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
Background: An environment that supports healthy eating is one factor to prevent obesity. However, little is known about postpartum teen's perceptions of their home and school environments and how this relates to dietary behaviors. Purpose: This study explores the relationship between home and school environments and dietary behaviors for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Eating Habits, Health Behavior, Food
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Defelipe, Renata P.; Bussab, Vera S. R.; Vieira, Mauro L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a mood disorder which can adaptively alter maternal socialisation strategies. Our objective was to investigate differences in ethnotheories and childrearing practices of mothers with low (N = 46) and high (N = 45) intensity of PPD. The Brazilian version of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale was applied at 3, 8 and…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Child Rearing, Cultural Influences, Mothers
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Wardrop, Andrea A.; Popadiuk, Natalee E. – Qualitative Report, 2013
Evidence about anxiety in the postpartum is sparse and contradictory. Our research expands this knowledge by using a qualitative methodology, the Feminist Biographical Method, to explore first time mothers' experiences of postpartum anxiety. Data collection included 1.5 to 2.0 hour interviews with six women about their experiences of anxiety in…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Scripts, Mothers, Sociocultural Patterns
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Hutt, Rachel L.; Moore, Ginger A.; Mammen, Micah A.; Symons Downs, Danielle – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2017
Purpose: Marital dissatisfaction and conflict often increase for couples after the birth of a child and are evident in fewer positive family interactions and more negative family interactions. Because exercise is known to increase positive emotions and decrease negative emotions, the current study examined the extent to which higher levels of…
Descriptors: Exercise, Health Behavior, Correlation, Emotional Response
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