Teen Pregnancy and Parenting

A Critical Feminist Perspective on Teen Pregnancy and Parenthood DEIRDRE M
. KELLY Public opinion polls in Canada tell us that our adults are every bit as
concerned about teen pregnancy as our neighbours to the south . One survey ...

Author: David Checkland

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802080707

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 184

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Nine original essays explore the many factors affecting how Canadian society responds to, and creates, the phenomenon of teen parenting. A challenges to assumptions about the circumstances, consequences and experience of teen parenting.

Adolescent Pregnancy in an Urban Environment

Developmental Issues The Context of Adolescent Pregnancy As the popular
press has focused attention on the phenomenon of adolescent pregnancy , the
terminology has tended to imply that “ teenage ” refers to a fixed time of life — that

Author: Janet B. Hardy

Publisher: The Urban Insitute

ISBN: 9780877665205

Category: Social Science

Page: 398

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An interdisciplinary group of clinicians and researchers involved with adolescent pregnancy and prevention programs at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore presents both empirical research and firsthand program experience. The result is a practical guide for hands-on program designers and implementers as well as policymakers. The book is published jointly with Urban and Schwarzenberg, Inc.

Teenage Pregnancy

ONE Introduction : ʻshattered lives and blighted futures ' Teenage pregnancy as
a problem In the last decades of the 20th century successive British governments
came to regard teenage pregnancy ' as a significant public health and social ...

Author: Lisa Arai

Publisher: Policy Press

ISBN: 9781847420749

Category: Political Science

Page: 177

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This book examines who is likely to have a baby as a teenager, the consequences of early motherhood and how teenage pregnancy is dealt with in the media. The author argues that society's negative attitude to young mothers marginalises an already excluded group and that efforts should be focused on support.

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

1 Pathophysiology of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Harshalal R Seneviratne
Pregnancy induced hypertension ( PIH ) is a syndrome familiar to all maternity
care providers . Zweifel in 1916 called it a disease of theories . Although some ...

Author: H. Seneviratne

Publisher: Orient Blackswan

ISBN: 9788125015673

Category: Hypertension in pregnancy

Page: 133

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This Monograph Deals With A Specific Condition Commonly Found Among Pregnant Women. The Volume Draws On The Work Of Specialists And Reviews Recent Literature On The Subject. The Contributors To This Volume Are Drawn From India, Sri Lanka And Australia. (Hb)

Relieving Pelvic Pain During And After Pregnancy

Having an unstable pelvis is a normal condition in pregnancy and doesn ' t
necessarily lead to pain ; in fact , it is a useful condition that facilitates giving birth
. The research of Leonie Damen has shown that pregnant women who
experience ...

Author: Cecile C. M. Rost

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 9780897934800

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 145

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Outlines an approach to healing pelvic pain in pregnant and postpartum women, featuring illustrated exercise recommendations and organizing information into two parts respectively dedicated to women and their caregivers. Original.

Immunology of Pregnancy

Chapter 6 Macrophages and Pregnancy Gil Mor, Roberto Romero and Vikki M.
Abrahams Abstract uring implantation, apoptosis is critical for the appropriate
tissue remodeling of the D maternal decidua and invasion of the developing

Author: Gil Mor

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387349442

Category: Medical

Page: 323

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This book covers in detail contemporary hypotheses and studies related to the immunology of implantation and provides a practical approach for the application of basic reproductive immunology research to pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia, pre-term labor and IUGR. Provides complete and up to date review of current knowledge of the role of the immune system during pregnancy and the interactions between the placenta and the maternal immune system.

Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy

Therefore , with increased age and fertility of mothers , and with more than half of
the total births occurring in women ages 30–44 years , coronary artery disease
during pregnancy is likely to be encountered more frequently . a rare ( incidence

Author: Uri Elkayam

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471163589

Category: Medical

Page: 773

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Recent medical advances have made pregnancy possible for women with heart disease and saved lives. Completely revised and expanded, this latest edition of this successful and authoritative clinical guide provides step-by-step treatment methods in a clear and organized manner. Includes fifteen extensively updated chapters and offers eight new chapters on topics such as cardiopulmonary imaging, prosthetic heart valves, pregnancy after cardiac transplantation, plus the use of diuretics, vasodilators and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in pregnancy.

Handbook of Nutrition and Pregnancy

Pregnancy. Elliot. H. Philipson. Summary All multifetal pregnancies can be
considered high risk due to frequent obstetrical complications associated with
this type of pregnancies. Nutritional assessment with current dietary
recommendations ...

Author: Carol J. Lammi-Keefe

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1597451126

Category: Medical

Page: 379

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This is an easy-to-use handbook written for the clinician and other healthcare professionals who treat and counsel pregnant women and women of child-bearing age. The authors provide historical perspective and background to support recommendations which are provided in each chapter. Importantly for the practitioners, recommendations and guidelines have been summarized and provided in tables that are easy to locate and interpret. This book discusses relevant topics in the scientific community such as determining to what extent prenatal and perinatal environmental factors are linked to childhood and adult obesity and chronic diseases.

The Panic free Pregnancy

Pregnancy. "I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the
afternoon."—Ronald Reagan Eating a healthy diet may sound simple, but most of
us don't eat nearly as well as we should. Americans rely too much on fast foods
and ...

Author: Michael S. Broder

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399529894

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 293

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A leading OB-GYN sheds new light on the mysteries of pregnancy as he separates fact from fiction, hype, and old wives' tales and answers important questions about caffeine, exercises, flying, prescription and over-the-counter medications, sex, cosmetics, alcohol, herbal remedies, and other topics. Original.

The Definitive Guide to Natural Pregnancy Health Why Your Prenatal Vitamin May Not Be Enough

This is more than twice the recommended daily value, and it is safe during
pregnancy and lactation. Bromelain For a pregnant woman, it is most useful as a
digestive aid and for respiratory tract infections. Bromelain refers to a group of ...

Author: Tamyra Comeaux

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1598583344

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 100

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Pregnancy is a major life event. As a mother, you want to know all there is to know about your pregnancy. Dr. Tamyra Comeaux, a practicing Obstetrician and Gynecologist, developed The Definitive Guide to Natural Pregnancy Health to help mothers take the right steps toward a healthy, natural pregnancy. There aren't a lot of resources for pregnant women looking for ways to treat their problems using orthomolecular medicine. This is a school of thought encouraging the use of vitamins, minerals, and amino acids to create balance in the body. Dr. Comeaux combines multiple resources into one easy-to-use guide, so expecting mothers can optimize their use of supplements to combat common and uncommon pregnancy ailments. Dr. Comeaux has found that prenatal vitamins, while they are a good start for any pregnancy, cannot be administered in a "cookie cutter" fashion. Women enter pregnancy having different levels of stress or medical issues that should be remedied by more or less of a particular nutrient. Many women are taking over the counter products or prescription medications before they become pregnant and question continuing these supplements for fear that they may harm the baby. Over the course of her many years of private practice, Dr. Comeaux has compiled numerous articles, studies and specific cases with her patients in order to make her findings available to a wider audience of responsible, soon to be mothers. The guide describes a variety of different supplements, lists common problems that she has encountered in her practice, and details the maximum amount of each supplement to be taken during a healthy pregnancy. Dr. Tamyra Comeaux is an obstetrician and gynecologist practicing in Houston, TX. She is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has a Masters Degree in Holistic Nutrition.

Mood and Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Thus , significant morbidity exists during the postpartum period and may affect
future pregnancies for women who have had traumatic birth experiences ,
making close monitoring of these women during and after pregnancy essential .

Author: Lee S. Cohen

Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub

ISBN: 9781585627042

Category: Medical

Page: 164

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Mood and Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum earns its important place in the literature by detailing our current understanding of the course, diagnosis, and treatment of psychiatric illness during pregnancy and postpartum, including breast-feeding -- a top priority today because we now know that active maternal psychiatric illness during pregnancy and postpartum can exert long-term negative effects on child development and cause significant morbidity for the mother. In just five concise richly informative chapters, the nine distinguished contributors to Mood and Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum dispel prevailing beliefs and offer invaluable guidance in treating women during pregnancy and postpartum: Course of Psychiatric Illness During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period -- Despite the enduring belief that pregnancy is a time of emotional well-being for women, emerging data show that pregnancy is instead a time of increased vulnerability to psychiatric illness. Diagnosis and Treatment of Mood and Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy -- Though the use of psychotropic medications during pregnancy and postpartum raises concerns, the accumulating data support the use of certain SSRIs/tricyclic antidepressants, especially when balanced against the risk to both mother and child of depression during pregnancy. Management of Bipolar Disorder During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period: Weighing the Risks and Benefits -- Although the onset of bipolar disorder (BP) tends to occur during women's reproductive years, surprisingly little is known about the impact of the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, postpartum, breast-feeding, and menopause on the course and treatment of bipolar disorder. Postpartum Mood Disorders -- Women experience a dramatic increase in their risk of developing severe psychiatric illness during postpartum for a full year after delivery. Often overlooked, postpartum disorders must be identified and treated as early as possible to reduce the mother's risk for recurrent and treatment-refractory illness and the child's risk for long-term development problems due to the detrimental effect of maternal depression. Use of Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers in Breast-feeding Women -- This expanded clinical appraisal of the literature on antidepressant and mood stabilizer use in breast-feeding women shows that additional detailed pharmacokinetic investigations are urgently needed to enhance our understanding of nursing infant exposure and the role(s) of pharmacogenomics in determining infant exposure. Meticulously referenced and remarkably succinct, Mood and Anxiety Disorders During Pregnancy and Postpartum provides critical information about the course of illness during pregnancy and postpartum to help guide effective individualized treatment decisions-decisions that are ultimately based on the patient's wishes.

Multiple Pregnancy

18 Maternal adaptation to multifetal pregnancy S.N. MacGregor and R.K. Silver
Introduction Maternal adaptation to pregnancy is initiated It is probable that the
increased rates of alby the production of protein and steroid hor- dosterone and ...

Author: L.G. Keith

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203017753

Category: Medical

Page: 722

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From the Foreword by John J. Sciarra, M.D., Ph.D., Thomas J. Watkins Professor and Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Past President of FIGO, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago: "This book is by far the most comprehensive and up-to-date source on multiple pregnancy. It discusses cutting-edge options and technologies, and co


The Ultimate Week-by-week Pregnancy Guide Laura Riley. week 15 When test
results indicate a problem It's possible that your multiple marker screening test (
quad marker screen ) may suggest an abnormality when your baby is actually ...

Author: Laura Riley

Publisher: Meredith Books

ISBN: 9780696222214

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 455

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An up-to-date, thorough guide to pregnancy offers a week-by-week overview of fetal development, as well as straightforward, supportive advice on how to promote a healthy pregnancy, real-life labor, essential preparations for parenthood, feeding options, prenatal care, and more. Original. 50,000 first printing.

Nutrition During Pregnancy

Part I: Weight Gain, Part II: Nutrient Supplements Institute of Medicine, Committee
on Nutritional Status During Pregnancy and Lactation. http://www.nap.edu/

Author: Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309041384

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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In Part I of Nutrition During Pregnancy, the authors call for revisions in recommended weight gains for pregnant women. They explore relationships between weight gain during pregnancy and a variety of factors (e.g., the mother's weight for height before pregnancy) and places this in the context of the health of the infant and the mother. They present specific target ranges for weight gain during pregnancy and guidelines for proper measurement. Part II addresses vitamin and mineral supplementation during pregnancy, examining the adequacy of diet in meeting nutrient needs during pregnancy and recommending specific amounts of supplements for special circumstances. It also covers the effects of caffeine, alcohol, cigarette, marijuana, and cocaine use and presents specific research recommendations.

Immunology of Pregnancy

The association between pregnancy-induced immune responses and NTs is
based on the presence of NGF and its functional receptor trkA in decidual cells [
18, 19]. In a disturbed pregnancy, e.g. upon stress exposure, both NGF- and ...

Author: Udo R. Markert

Publisher: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers

ISBN: 3805579705

Category: Medical

Page: 185

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This book presents the discipline of immunology which studies a unique physiological phenomenon contradicting many of the generally established rules in the field: immunology of pregnancy. It provides a wide overview of the current research of this topic. Prominent and leading international groups contributed by reviewing the most significant findings in the field.

Drug Use in Pregnancy Mother and Child

1 Pharmacologic Basis of Perinatal Addiction SIDNEY H. SCHNOLL The use and
abuse of drugs during pregnancy occur more frequently than is generally
realized . In studies attempting to look at the incidence of drug use during
pregnancy ...

Author: I.J. Chasnoff

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780852009499

Category: Medical

Page: 163

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With the emergence of the biological sciences in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, some explanations of congenital malformations with a basis in scientific fact were formulated. It was not, however, until the thalidomide tragedy in 1961 that the necessity for further study of the effects of environmental factors on congenital malformations was recognized. By the early 1970s concentrated efforts had begun to be directed toward evaluating the effects on the unborn child of mood-altering drugs taken during pregnancy. Over the past decade, research and treatment programs have led to the recognition of a full range of psychoactive drugs that affect the developing fetus either somatically or behaviorally. Programs for the treatment of the pregnant drug addict have been developed which concentrate not only on the pharmacologic therapy of the woman but also on the social and psychologic characteristics that place her and her unborn child at risk. This book is an attempt to bring together clinicians and researchers who have been active in developing programs for the recognition and management of the chemically dependent pregnant woman and her newborn. The contributions of the multiple disciplines which the authors represent emphasize the need for a multifactorial approach to the problems of drug use and abuse during pregnancy. It is hoped that through this type of approach a better future for substance-exposed infants, innocent bystanders in the process of addiction, can be assured. Ira J. Chasnoff vii Contributing Authors I. J. CHASNOFF, MD W.

Teenage Pregnancy and Poverty

Only 15 percent of teen pregnancies are actually planned , meaning that 85
percent are accidental . Half of all teenage pregnancies take place within the first
six months after a teen becomes sexually active . Twenty percent of first
pregnancies ...

Author: Barbara Miller

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9780823929979

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Discusses the problem of teen pregnancy and how it affects the economic future of the persons involved.

Pathology of Multiple Pregnancy

3 The Placenta in Multiple Pregnancy The pathologist's contribution to the
analysis of example , much of the perinatal mortality and mormultiple pregnancy
is twofold — surgical pathology bidity in multiple gestation is attributable to
preterm of ...

Author: Virginia J. Baldwin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387940113

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 409

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Pathology of Multiple Pregnancy collates case material from over 500 autopsies (including embryos) and 1200 placentas from twins, triplets, and higher multiples with selected literature on human multiple reproduction. It emphasizes important new concepts of pathophysiology and interpretation of less than ideal outcomes of multiple conception based on over 30 years experience in the field. Aspects of perinatal pathology unique to twins and higher multiples are emphasized, with practical suggestions for the service pathologist, including items of potential medico-legal significance. Controversial topics, such as the value of studies of concordance for diseases or malformations, and the significance of inter-twin anastomoses, are addressed and suggestions made for further investigation. A close working relationship between pathologists and clinical colleagues is encouraged by discussion of clinico-pathological correlations. And, the most recent discussions on mechanisms of twinning and genetic versus environmental influences on the development of twins are presented.

Hematological Complications in Obstetrics Pregnancy and Gynecology

pregnancy. L. Heilmann,1. W. Rath2. and. R.L.. Bick3. 1Professor of Obstetrics
and Gynaecology, City Hospital, Ru ̈sselsheim 2Professor of Obstetrics and
Gynaecology, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany 3Clinical Professor of ...

Author: Rodger L. Bick

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107320666

Category: Medical


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There are many haematological complications associated with obstetrics, pregnancy and gynaecology, and unfortunately, they often lead to significant morbidity or mortality for both mother and child. As the first comprehensive reference on all aspects of haematological complications of obstetrics, pregnancy and gynaecology this book will be a valuable resource to haematologists, obstetricians, gynaecologists, reproductive medicine specialists, internists, anaesthesiologists and others. The chapters are written by acknowledged experts in the field, and for each condition covered the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical and laboratory diagnosis and management are discussed where appropriate.

Chesley s Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

Editors' comment: This chapter combines two from the previous edition: one,
having described normal changes during pregnancy, was entitled “Control of
Volume and Body Tonicity,” the other was entitled “Alterations in Volume

Author: James M. Roberts

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080921181

Category: Science

Page: 440

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Hypertensive disorders remain one the major causes of maternal and fetal morbidity and death. It is also a leading cause of preterm birth now known to be a risk factor in remote cardiovascular disease. Despite this, the hypertensive disorders remain marginally studied, and their management is commonly controversial. Chesley’s Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy remains one of the beacons to guide this field, recognized for its uniqueness and utility. The Third Edition continues this tradition, focusing on prediction, prevention, and management for clinicians, and is an essential reference text for clinical and basic investigators alike. Differing from other texts devoted to preeclampsia, it covers the whole gamut of high blood pressure, not just preeclampsia. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION: *