Maternal and Child Health Journal
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#1Keisha L Goode (SUNY: State University of New York System)
#2Arielle Bernardin (SUNY: State University of New York System)
BACKGROUND Structural racism mediates all aspects of Black life. The medicalization of pregnancy and childbirth, and its detrimental impacts on Black birth, is well documented. The Black Lives Matter movement has elevated the national consciousness on all aspects of Black life, but significant attention has been directed toward the murder and dehumanization of Black men and boys. Black midwives, caring for Black people, using the Midwives Model of Care© which consistently demonstrates its effica...
#1David Sheyn (MetroHealth)H-Index: 9
#2Kavita Shah Arora (MetroHealth)H-Index: 12
#1Rebecca N. Dudovitz (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 13
#2Shirley A. Russ (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 15
Last. Neal Halfon (UCLA: University of California, Los Angeles)H-Index: 70
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PURPOSE Understanding the full impact of COVID-19 on U.S. children, families, and communities is critical to (a) document the scope of the problem, (b) identify solutions to mitigate harm, and (c) build more resilient response systems. We sought to develop a research agenda to understand the short- and long-term mechanisms and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on children's healthy development, with the goal of devising and ultimately testing interventions to respond to urgent needs and prepare f...
PURPOSE The Hennepin Healthcare Mother-Baby Day Hospital is a partial hospital program for pregnant and postpartum women with moderate to severe psychiatric illness. Based in an urban safety net hospital, the Day Hospital provides trauma-informed, multigenerational, group-based therapy and psychiatric care. This report describes the program and preliminary data regarding maternal mental health and functioning at treatment entry and discharge. METHODS Data include information on pregnant and post...
#1Jasmine Tua Karing (OSU: Oregon State University)
#2Alexis Tracy (OSU: Oregon State University)H-Index: 2
Last. Megan M. McClelland (OSU: Oregon State University)H-Index: 36
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OBJECTIVES The importance of breastfeeding exposure and children's development of self-regulation, independently, are well established. Each of these domains also has been linked to better cognitive development and academic achievement in children. However, little is known about how breastfeeding affects development of early self-regulation skills or whether self-regulation mediates the relationship between breastfeeding and academic achievement, particularly for disadvantaged children. This stu...
#1Tejumola M. Adegoke (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 2
#2Leeya F Pinder (UW: University of Washington)H-Index: 3
Last. Christina D. Yarrington (BU: Boston University)H-Index: 9
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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of race and ethnicity on differences in maternal and perinatal outcomes among U.S.-born and foreign-born women, as well as racial and ethnic disparities in outcomes within these groups. METHODS This retrospective study analyzed singleton pregnancies (n = 11,518) among women delivering at Boston Medical Center from January 2010-March 2015. Outcomes of interest included preterm birth, early preterm birth, cesarean delivery, hypertensive disorders, diabetes, low bi...
#1Keri Carvalho (Tufts University)H-Index: 1
#2Anna Kheyfets (Tufts University)
Last. Ndidiamaka N. Amutah-Onukagha (Tufts University)H-Index: 4
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Introduction null Due to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color, racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity are likely to increase. However, neighborhood and social support factors have yet to be discussed as potential mechanisms by which COVID-19 can exacerbate racial disparities. null Methods null We examined literature on the role of neighborhood factors and social support on maternal health outcomes and provided analytical perspective on the potential imp...
#1Luz M. Torres (UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)
#2Andrea E. Camarena (Meharry Medical College)
Last. Reshma Shah (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 7
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OBJECTIVES Economical, operational, and employment strains present challenges for widespread implementation of parent-directed interventions. We designed Sit Down and Play (SDP) with the aim of creating a brief primary care-based program that encourages positive parenting practices through take-home play activities. To develop a sustainable model of implementation in real-world settings, we explored the use of university student volunteers as a potential solution for employment strains. Guided b...
#1Catherine J. Vladutiu (Health Resources and Services Administration)H-Index: 14
#2Sandra C. Mobley (Georgia Regents University)H-Index: 3
Last. Shanna Cox (HHS: United States Department of Health and Human Services)
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INTRODUCTION Community Healthy Start program evaluations are often limited by a lack of robust data and rigorous study designs. This study describes an enhanced methodological approach using local program data linked with existing population-level datasets for external comparison to evaluate the Enterprise Community Healthy Start (ECHS) program in two rural Georgia counties and presents results from the evaluation. METHODS ECHS program data were linked to birth records and the Pregnancy Risk Ass...
#1Virginia Jenkins (UofU: University of Utah)H-Index: 1
#2Bethany G. Everett (UofU: University of Utah)H-Index: 27
Last. Stefanie Mollborn (CU: University of Colorado Boulder)H-Index: 26
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OBJECTIVES Identify disparities in breastfeeding initiation and continuation among sexual minority women (SMW) and determine if known risk factors explain any observed disparities. METHODS We used data from the 2006 to 2017 National Survey of Family Growth female pregnancy questionnaire. We measured sexual orientation using self-reported sexual identity and histories of same-sex sexual experiences reported by women (heterosexual-WSM [women who only reported sex with men]; heterosexual-WSW [women...
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