Vishal Bhavsar reports on a new RCT which looks at adding an Intimate Partner Violence intervention to a nurse home visitation programme, and the impact it can have on maternal quality of life.[read the full story...]
Results: 80For: pregnancy
Jennifer Burgess summarises the results of a small cross-sectional study of young pregnant women at risk of mental disorders, which found that young women had greater odds of having a common mental disorder and CMDs were associated with living alone and abuse.
Follow #ESMI today on Twitter for all of the updates from the ESMI study day (Effectiveness of Services for Mothers with Mental Illness).[read the full story...]
Dean Connolly looks at an international study which asks: Is there consensus across evidence-based guidelines for the psychotropic drug management of bipolar disorder during the perinatal period?[read the full story...]
This review of the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions during pregnancy included 15 observational studies from 9 countries. Gingival hyperplasia was most commonly report however the quality of the available evidence was assessed as very low.[read the full story...]
This review assessing the association between periodontitis and preterm birth included 31 studies with 20 contributing to a meta-analysis suggesting a significant positive association 2.01 (95%CI; 1.71 – 2.36).[read the full story...]
Paul Ramchandani considers the methods, findings and implications of a new book by Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Fleche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee and George Ward, entitled: ‘The Origins of Happiness: The science of well-being over the life course’.[read the full story...]
Emma Molyneaux writes her debut blog about a recent systematic review and meta-regression of the prevalence and incidence of perinatal depression.
We are covering the #HopeNov20 event today at parliament to raise awareness of mental health conditions during pregnancy and beyond. Search Twitter for #HopeNov20 from 1-6pm to follow the conversation.[read the full story...]
This Cochrane review of fluoride supplements during pregnancy for the prevention of caries in their children identified only a single trial which provided no evidence of caries prevention in their offspring.[read the full story...]
Twenty three systematic reviews were included in this overview of reviews reviews assessing the link between periodontal disease and adverse periodontal outcomes. While a majority of the available reviews suggest an association there are concerns regarding the quality of the primary studies.[read the full story...]
Tayla McCloud appraises the recent Head Start randomised controlled trial measuring the efficacy of a maternal depression prevention strategy.[read the full story...]