Every parent I know worries about the impact of early childhood on
adulthood. For this reason, they strive to set up healthy eating habits,
confidence and much more.
Researchers from the Preventative Medicine Department in Sao Paulo recently published a study in the journal Contraception on the possible link between postpartum psychiatric disorders and choice of contraception.
Researchers in Denmark reviewed information collected during a
Danish cohort involving more than 98,000 women in hopes of determining
whether or not there was a connection between psychiatric disorders and
ineffective infertility treatments.
There is no doubt about the mental stress caused by infertility. Women
who try to conceive and hit the brick wall of infertility face stress,
depression, anxiety and other mental side effects – this is something
researchers already know.
Baby brain is a common term used to describe mental changes to
thinking and memory that occur during pregnancy and early parenthood.
Researchers have found a connection between depression in pregnant women and physical effects on infants. The effects noted include reduced muscle tone, increased stress hormones and neurological / behavioral problems.
After miscarriage, many women have a long list of questions about physical health, mental health and parenthood. Understanding how the body works and what changes happen after miscarriage is often enough to put your mind at ease.
U.S. female veterans who become pregnant may be at increased risk for mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to researchers at Yale University School of Medicine.
Deficiency in Vitamin D has been linked to various health problems and risks including bone mass loss in women. Researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute have now linked low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy to an increased risk of schizophrenia.