Pregnancy, usually accidental, that is not desired by the parent or parents.
The child who is not wanted by one or both parents.
Organized efforts by communities or organizations to improve the health and well-being of the child.
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.
Any observable response or action of a child from 24 months through 12 years of age. For neonates or children younger than 24 months, INFANT BEHAVIOR is available.
Individuals requesting induced abortions.
Organized services to provide health care for children.
The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
A child who is receiving long-term in-patient services or who resides in an institutional setting.
Disturbances considered to be pathological based on age and stage appropriateness, e.g., conduct disturbances and anaclitic depression. This concept does not include psychoneuroses, psychoses, or personality disorders with fixed patterns.
The study of normal and abnormal behavior of children.
Child with one or more parents afflicted by a physical or mental disorder.
Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.
Unintended accidental pregnancy, including pregnancy resulting from failed contraceptive measures.
The giving of attention to the special dental needs of children, including the prevention of tooth diseases and instruction in dental hygiene and dental health. The dental care may include the services provided by dental specialists.
Child who has lost both parents through death or desertion.
Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.
Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.
The use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance.
Methods used to remove unwanted facial and body hair.
Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition, occurring in children ages 2 to 12 years.
The language and sounds expressed by a child at a particular maturational stage in development.
Nutritional physiology of children aged 2-12 years.
The active mental process of keeping out and ejecting, banishing from consciousness, ideas or impulses that are unacceptable to it.
Number of deaths of children between one year of age to 12 years of age in a given population.
The state of birth outside of wedlock. It may refer to the offspring or the parents.
Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Any violation of established legal or moral codes in respect to sexual behavior.
Devices that diminish the likelihood of or prevent conception. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
Female parents, human or animal.
Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.
Chemical substances that prevent or reduce the probability of CONCEPTION.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Termination of pregnancy under conditions allowed under local laws. (POPLINE Thesaurus, 1991)
The interactions between parent and child.
Size and composition of the family.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
A form of discrimination in the workplace which violates the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Sexual harassment takes two forms: quid pro quo, where the employee must submit to sexual advances in exchange for job benefits or be penalized for refusing; or a hostile environment, where the atmosphere of the workplace is offensive and affects the employee's well-being. Offensive sexual conduct may include unwelcome advances, comments, touching, questions about marital status and sex practices, etc. Both men and women may be aggressors or victims. (Slee and Slee, Health Care Terms, 2d ed, p.404). While civil rights legislation deals with sexual harassment in the workplace, the behavior is not restricted to this; it may take place outside the work environment: in schools and colleges, athletics, and other social milieus and activities.
An infant during the first month after birth.
The killing of infants at birth or soon after.
Literary or artistic items having an erotic theme. It refers especially to books treating sexual love in a sensuous or voluptuous manner. (Webster, 3d ed)
A class of natural contraceptive methods in which SEXUAL ABSTINENCE is practiced a few days before and after the estimated day of ovulation, during the fertile phase. Methods for determining the fertile period or OVULATION DETECTION are based on various physiological indicators, such as circulating hormones, changes in cervical mucus (CERVIX MUCUS), and the basal body temperature.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
The inhabitants of rural areas or of small towns classified as rural.
Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.
Illegal termination of pregnancy.
The formally authorized guardianship or care of a CHILD.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Severe distortions in the development of many basic psychological functions that are not normal for any stage in development. These distortions are manifested in sustained social impairment, speech abnormalities, and peculiar motor movements.
Contraceptive substances to be used after COITUS. These agents include high doses of estrogenic drugs; progesterone-receptor blockers; ANTIMETABOLITES; ALKALOIDS, and PROSTAGLANDINS.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.
The distance from the sole to the crown of the head with body standing on a flat surface and fully extended.
Studies which start with the identification of persons with a disease of interest and a control (comparison, referent) group without the disease. The relationship of an attribute to the disease is examined by comparing diseased and non-diseased persons with regard to the frequency or levels of the attribute in each group.
A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).
Educational institutions.
A geographical area of the United States comprising the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Studies in which variables relating to an individual or group of individuals are assessed over a period of time.
A child or adolescent who is deserted by parents or parent substitutes without regard for its future care.
Interaction between a mother and child.
Spontaneous or voluntary recreational activities pursued for enjoyment and accessories or equipment used in the activities; includes games, toys, etc.
Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Special hospitals which provide care for ill children.
Postcoital contraceptives which owe their effectiveness to hormonal preparations.
Means of postcoital intervention to avoid pregnancy, such as the administration of POSTCOITAL CONTRACEPTIVES to prevent FERTILIZATION of an egg or implantation of a fertilized egg (OVUM IMPLANTATION).
A republic in western Africa, south of NIGER between BENIN and CAMEROON. Its capital is Abuja.
Deviations from the average values for a specific age and sex in any or all of the following: height, weight, skeletal proportions, osseous development, or maturation of features. Included here are both acceleration and retardation of growth.
The study of NUTRITION PROCESSES as well as the components of food, their actions, interaction, and balance in relation to health and disease of children, infants or adolescents.
A disorder beginning in childhood. It is marked by the presence of markedly abnormal or impaired development in social interaction and communication and a markedly restricted repertoire of activity and interest. Manifestations of the disorder vary greatly depending on the developmental level and chronological age of the individual. (DSM-V)
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.
The ability to learn and to deal with new situations and to deal effectively with tasks involving abstractions.
Unlawful sexual intercourse without consent of the victim.
Conditions characterized by language abilities (comprehension and expression of speech and writing) that are below the expected level for a given age, generally in the absence of an intellectual impairment. These conditions may be associated with DEAFNESS; BRAIN DISEASES; MENTAL DISORDERS; or environmental factors.
What a person has in mind to do or bring about.
Sexual activities of humans.
An increased liquidity or decreased consistency of FECES, such as running stool. Fecal consistency is related to the ratio of water-holding capacity of insoluble solids to total water, rather than the amount of water present. Diarrhea is not hyperdefecation or increased fecal weight.
Individuals subjected to and adversely affected by criminal activity. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.
The gradual expansion in complexity and meaning of symbols and sounds as perceived and interpreted by the individual through a maturational and learning process. Stages in development include babbling, cooing, word imitation with cognition, and use of short sentences.
Abortion induced to save the life or health of a pregnant woman. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.
Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-V)
Deliberate, often repetitive physical, verbal, and/or other types of abuse by one or more members against others of a household.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
A systematic collection of factual data pertaining to health and disease in a human population within a given geographic area.
Gradual increase in the number, the size, and the complexity of cells of an individual. Growth generally results in increase in ORGAN WEIGHT; BODY WEIGHT; and BODY HEIGHT.
The technique that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human or other primate body.
State of the body in relation to the consumption and utilization of nutrients.
An independent state in eastern Africa. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa and is bordered on the north and northeast by Eritrea, on the east by Djibouti and Somalia, on the south by Kenya, and on the west and southwest by Sudan. Its capital is Addis Ababa.
Financial assistance provided by the government to indigent families with dependent children who meet certain requirements as defined by the Social Security Act, Title IV, in the U.S.
A situation in which the level of living of an individual, family, or group is below the standard of the community. It is often related to a specific income level.
Pregnancy in human adolescent females under the age of 19.
The inhabitants of a city or town, including metropolitan areas and suburban areas.
Chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in females. Use for female contraceptive agents in general or for which there is no specific heading.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is grossly above the acceptable or desirable weight, usually due to accumulation of excess FATS in the body. The standards may vary with age, sex, genetic or cultural background. In the BODY MASS INDEX, a BMI greater than 30.0 kg/m2 is considered obese, and a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2 is considered morbidly obese (MORBID OBESITY).
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
A set of techniques used when variation in several variables has to be studied simultaneously. In statistics, multivariate analysis is interpreted as any analytic method that allows simultaneous study of two or more dependent variables.
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.
Male parents, human or animal.
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Noises, normal and abnormal, heard on auscultation over any part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT.
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Voluntary acceptance of a child of other parents to be as one's own child, usually with legal confirmation.
Non-invasive method of demonstrating internal anatomy based on the principle that atomic nuclei in a strong magnetic field absorb pulses of radiofrequency energy and emit them as radiowaves which can be reconstructed into computerized images. The concept includes proton spin tomographic techniques.
Standardized tests that measure the present general ability or aptitude for intellectual performance.
Families who care for neglected children or patients unable to care for themselves.
The physical condition of human reproductive systems.
Localized destruction of the tooth surface initiated by decalcification of the enamel followed by enzymatic lysis of organic structures and leading to cavity formation. If left unchecked, the cavity may penetrate the enamel and dentin and reach the pulp.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
Procedures and programs that facilitate the development or skill acquisition in infants and young children who have disabilities, who are at risk for developing disabilities, or who are gifted. It includes programs that are designed to prevent handicapping conditions in infants and young children and family-centered programs designed to affect the functioning of infants and children with special needs. (From Journal of Early Intervention, Editorial, 1989, vol. 13, no. 1, p. 3; A Discursive Dictionary of Health Care, prepared for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, 1976)
The social institution involving legal and/or religious sanction whereby individuals are joined together.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
The interference with or prevention of a behavioral or verbal response even though the stimulus for that response is present; in psychoanalysis the unconscious restraining of an instinctual process.
Damage inflicted on the body as the direct or indirect result of an external force, with or without disruption of structural continuity.
The nursing of an infant at the breast.
Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.
Contraceptive devices placed high in the uterine fundus.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates with body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE). Their relationship varies with age and gender. For adults, BMI falls into these categories: below 18.5 (underweight); 18.5-24.9 (normal); 25.0-29.9 (overweight); 30.0 and above (obese). (National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
A demographic parameter indicating a person's status with respect to marriage, divorce, widowhood, singleness, etc.
Tests designed to assess language behavior and abilities. They include tests of vocabulary, comprehension, grammar and functional use of language, e.g., Development Sentence Scoring, Receptive-Expressive Emergent Language Scale, Parsons Language Sample, Utah Test of Language Development, Michigan Language Inventory and Verbal Language Development Scale, Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities, Northwestern Syntax Screening Test, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Ammons Full-Range Picture Vocabulary Test, and Assessment of Children's Language Comprehension.
The persistence to perform a learned behavior (facts or experiences) after an interval has elapsed in which there has been no performance or practice of the behavior.
Surgical removal of a tonsil or tonsils. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
The coordination of a sensory or ideational (cognitive) process and a motor activity.
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".
Conditions characterized by a significant discrepancy between an individual's perceived level of intellect and their ability to acquire new language and other cognitive skills. These disorders may result from organic or psychological conditions. Relatively common subtypes include DYSLEXIA, DYSCALCULIA, and DYSGRAPHIA.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Education which increases the knowledge of the functional, structural, and behavioral aspects of human reproduction.
The consequences of exposing the FETUS in utero to certain factors, such as NUTRITION PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA; PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS; DRUGS; RADIATION; and other physical or chemical factors. These consequences are observed later in the offspring after BIRTH.
An imbalanced nutritional status resulted from insufficient intake of nutrients to meet normal physiological requirement.
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
Excision of the adenoids. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.
Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.
Hospital units providing continuous surveillance and care to acutely ill infants and children. Neonates are excluded since INTENSIVE CARE UNITS, NEONATAL is available.
A republic in eastern Africa, south of ETHIOPIA, west of SOMALIA with TANZANIA to its south, and coastline on the Indian Ocean. Its capital is Nairobi.
A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)
Diseases due to or propagated by sexual contact.
Living facilities for humans.
Compounds, usually hormonal, taken orally in order to block ovulation and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. The hormones are generally estrogen or progesterone or both.
The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.
A water-soluble vitamin of the B complex occurring in various animal and plant tissues. It is required by the body for the formation of coenzymes NAD and NADP. It has PELLAGRA-curative, vasodilating, and antilipemic properties.
Disorders caused by nutritional imbalance, either overnutrition or undernutrition, occurring in infants ages 1 month to 24 months.
Children who have reached maturity or the legal age of majority.
Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.
An abnormal elevation of body temperature, usually as a result of a pathologic process.
The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.
A syndrome produced by severe protein deficiency, characterized by retarded growth, changes in skin and hair pigment, edema, and pathologic changes in the liver, including fatty infiltration, necrosis, and fibrosis. The word is a local name in Gold Coast, Africa, meaning "displaced child". Although first reported from Africa, kwashiorkor is now known throughout the world, but mainly in the tropics and subtropics. It is considered to be related to marasmus. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
One of the mechanisms by which CELL DEATH occurs (compare with NECROSIS and AUTOPHAGOCYTOSIS). Apoptosis is the mechanism responsible for the physiological deletion of cells and appears to be intrinsically programmed. It is characterized by distinctive morphologic changes in the nucleus and cytoplasm, chromatin cleavage at regularly spaced sites, and the endonucleolytic cleavage of genomic DNA; (DNA FRAGMENTATION); at internucleosomal sites. This mode of cell death serves as a balance to mitosis in regulating the size of animal tissues and in mediating pathologic processes associated with tumor growth.
The health status of the family as a unit including the impact of the health of one member of the family on the family as a unit and on individual family members; also, the impact of family organization or disorganization on the health status of its members.
Devices used to protect and restrain infant and child automotive passengers.
Married or single individuals who share sexual relations.
Education of the individual who markedly deviates intellectually, physically, socially, or emotionally from those considered to be normal, thus requiring special instruction.
A synthetic progestational hormone with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE and about twice as potent as its racemic or (+-)-isomer (NORGESTREL). It is used for contraception, control of menstrual disorders, and treatment of endometriosis.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
INFLAMMATION of any segment of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT from ESOPHAGUS to RECTUM. Causes of gastroenteritis are many including genetic, infection, HYPERSENSITIVITY, drug effects, and CANCER.
The transmission and reproduction of transient images of fixed or moving objects. An electronic system of transmitting such images together with sound over a wire or through space by apparatus that converts light and sound into electrical waves and reconverts them into visible light rays and audible sound. (From Webster, 3rd ed)
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Sexual maltreatment of the child or minor.
The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.
The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
Sexual behavior that prevents or reduces the spread of SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES or PREGNANCY.
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
A soft, grayish metal with poisonous salts; atomic number 82, atomic weight 207.19, symbol Pb. (Dorland, 28th)
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.
The confinement of a patient in a hospital.
Educational institutions providing facilities for teaching and research and authorized to grant academic degrees.
Inflammation of the MIDDLE EAR including the AUDITORY OSSICLES and the EUSTACHIAN TUBE.
A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
A stratum of people with similar position and prestige; includes social stratification. Social class is measured by criteria such as education, occupation, and income.
A clinical condition resulting from repeated physical and psychological injuries inflicted on a child by the parents or caregivers.
A neoplasm characterized by abnormalities of the lymphoid cell precursors leading to excessive lymphoblasts in the marrow and other organs. It is the most common cancer in children and accounts for the vast majority of all childhood leukemias.
Subnormal intellectual functioning which originates during the developmental period. This has multiple potential etiologies, including genetic defects and perinatal insults. Intelligence quotient (IQ) scores are commonly used to determine whether an individual has an intellectual disability. IQ scores between 70 and 79 are in the borderline range. Scores below 67 are in the disabled range. (from Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, p28)
Predisposition to react to one's environment in a certain way; usually refers to mood changes.

Crimes and misdemeanours: the case of child abandonment. (1/6)

In 2002, a child was abandoned in a Burger King restaurant in Amsterdam by a Chinese woman, who hoped that the baby would be picked up by someone able to give the child a better life. She was convicted for child abandonment and imprisoned. Whereas some forms of child abandonment are criminalised, others are socially accepted and not even on the ethics agenda. This paper is an invitation to reflect on the inconsistency in the ways in which we prosecute, punish or try to correct some forms of child abandonment and yet make allowances for others.  (+info)

Misclassification bias and the estimated effect of parental involvement laws on adolescents' reproductive outcomes. (2/6)


Home and parenting resources available to siblings depending on their birth intention status. (3/6)


Perinatal characteristics of newborns relinquished at birth. (4/6)

Demographic, perinatal, and newborn characteristics of single mothers relinquishing their newborns for adoption (N = 111) were compared with randomly selected and matched groups of mothers keeping their infants. Relinquishing mothers were younger, more apt to be Caucasian, Catholic, primiparous, and economically independent of government assistance, less likely to plan their pregnancies, and later starting prenatal care. In general, their pregnancies and infants were at no higher neonatal risk than those of other single mothers.  (+info)

Differentials in the planning status of most recent live births to Mexican Americans and Anglos. (5/6)

Data from personal interviews with 705 Mexican American and 363 Anglo women during the 1979 U.S. Mexico Border Survey were analyzed to answer the question, To what extent do Mexican Americans and Anglos differ in having the number of children they want, when they want them? Mexican Americans had a significantly higher percentage of unwanted births than did Anglos. Much of this difference is related to the fact that Mexican Americans, when compared with Anglos, have completed fewer years of schooling and have incomes closer to the poverty threshold than do Anglos. Both Mexican Americans and Anglos had relatively moderate levels of planned births; thus, neither group is in full control of the number and timing of their births. Our results suggest that there is a substantial need for family planning services for Mexican Americans and Anglos in the Southwest.  (+info)

Consequences for children of their birth planning status. (6/6)

Of 1,327 children younger than two in 1986 whose mothers were participants in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, 61% were wanted, 34% were mistimed and 5% were unwanted. Planning status is associated with the level of developmental resources the child receives at home: At ages one and older, mistimed and unwanted children score significantly lower on a scale measuring opportunity for skill development and on a scale measuring nonauthoritarian parenting style than their wanted peers; by preschool age, they also have significantly less-positive relationships with their mothers. Measures of the direct effects of planning status on development also indicate that mistimed and unwanted children are at a disadvantage: Those younger than two have higher mean scores for fearfulness than wanted infants and lower scores for positive affect; unintended preschoolers score lower on a measure of receptive vocabulary.  (+info)

Mark Each Loss With As Many Letters As You Need to Describe It. P = Peaceful about loss now - at peace with life and changes.. H = Hurting from loss now. Rate pain from 1 - 10 with 1 least, 10 worst pain possible.. O = Ongoing loss; may hurt from it for a while or throughout life.. T = Traumatic loss, serious shock involved.. F = Frozen loss, havent dealt with loss or change yet. Still denying or carrying it around.. ___Death of a child, spouse, or close family member. ___ Child, spouse, or loved one is in the process of dying. ___ Miscarriage. ___ Stillbirth. ___ Death of other loved ones (death significantly affects us). ___ Death of someone (loss somewhat affects us). ___ In the process of our own death (imminent, pending, know approximate death date). ___ In the process of our own death and leaving minor children behind. ___ Abortion (were the mother). ___ Abortion (our child-were the father). ___ Unwanted child (were the unwanted child). ___Unwanted pregnancy (us). ___ Unwanted ...
Economics books are not normally my cup of tea, but its still a fascinating read. And controversal. One of Levitts arguments is that a major contributing factor to decreasing crime rates in the United States in the mid-90s was the Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. That those most likely to get abortions were women who didnt want children or who were poor. Unwanted children or those in difficult economic circumstances are more likely to become criminals. The fact that not as many unwanted children were coming into the world meant when that generation of criminals were coming into their prime, about 20 years after Roe v. Wade, there were much fewer of them ...
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I still believe a woman has a right to choose what she does with her body, but if she asks me about abortion I will advise that life is the best option. I have over the last couple of years advised two woman who asked me about having an abortion. They were appalled by my story of my abortions and how I was an unwanted child. I was glad they found it so appalling. After they had their babies they were very happy that they did not decide to do as I did. I am happy they did not do as I did also. I just wish that more people could see that having the mentality that an unwanted being should be put to death simply because it is unwanted is a sick and twisted way to treat the living. Nothing I have been through in my life, no matter how sick or bad it has been, is worse than death and Ive been holding hands with death before. Life is too beautiful a thing to waste and I am done wasting life ...
I hear these men say that if a woman doesnt want to get pregnant, she shouldnt have sex. My question is if men are so concerned about the possibility of a unwanted pregnancy, why dont THEY quit having sex? If theyre so concerned about creating an unwanted child, and having a say in abortion, why dont THEY guarantee that the woman doesnt get pregnant by refusing to have sex with her? Thats what they expect of us. Why dont they ask the same of themselves? Simple. Because they are chicken poop. They are not the ones who get punished with an unwanted pregnancy and they are not the ones who have to take the responsibility of the resulting child. That is chicken poop! Theyre not seen as promiscuous for spreading their seed. Theyre seen as real men... Macho and uncontrolled, as God meant them to be ...
Here are some of the many things Ive learnt so far:. Awake or asleep, the studies show that [unborn babies] are constantly tuned in to their mothers every action, thought, and feeling.. The prenate starts to make movements in response to being touched at 8 weeks.. Women with wanted pregnancies, good self-esteem, and sufficient social support had the calmest babies, whose heart rates returned to normal in the shortest time.. Excessive exposure to stress affects the physiology of the brain.. Unwanted children virtually always suffered lower self-esteem than wanted children.. Short bursts of upset or stress are not harmful to you or your child. It is chronic, ongoing stress that is potentially damaging.. One patient of mine recalled a Peter, Paul and Mary song she had sung repeatedly during her pregnancy. After the birth of her child, that song had a magical effect on the infant: no matter how hard he was crying, whenever his mother started singing that song - and that song alone - ...
point?. Um, Im pretty sure that the corner the Slacktivist community would have you sit in would be the middle of the room.. Seriously, Im as stridently pro-choice as I can be, but Im pretty sure you and I would agree on pretty much everything here, with the possible exception that you might be completely against abortion whereas Im in favor of allowing the choice. I dont think its either a moral good or neutral. I tend think, however, that its a definite moral negative to force a woman who doesnt want/cant afford to bring a child into the world to bring that child into the world. The planet is already quite well populated as it is. And while Id like to believe that every unwanted child could end up in a home that loves and can support that child, Im a little too aware of how reality actually works to consider that more than magical thinking.. Believe you me, I grew up with that magical thinking. I was the sort of Evangelical Fred addresses in his post. I still remember the time I ...
And this ignores the massive social cost one pays from having unwanted children, the time required to raise a child, the expense of raising children, the massive loss of income, the loss of career opportunities in the future.. So, how at risk does a pregnancy have to be to justify a self-defense for the mothers health claim? At what point can you force a woman to take on these risks against her will?. And if your argument is that she was agreeing to take on the risk when she had sex, are you going to remove my right of self-defense if I leave my door open or wear a short skirt in a dark alley? Will I be compelled to donate my blood and organs to anyone I injure?. References ...
My response:My wife and I just adopted a child, and we are in the process of adopting two more. Please dont tell me that we dont care. Just because you wouldnt take on that responsibility doesnt mean someone else wouldnt. There is no such thing as an unwanted child. Our belief as Christians is that every human is created in the image of God, therefore we cannot justify destroying an innocent life because of another persons sin. Whats interesting is that pro-aborts always fall back on the rape issue. However, you believe that a woman should be able to abort her child at any point during her pregnancy for any reason, so dont pretend that youre taking the moral high ground here. Which brings me back to my original comment: How do you account for morality? What is your basis for making any kind of moral judgment? If the fate of the fetus isnt my business, then I could argue that the mothers fate is of no concern of yours. You dont believe in a moral Law-Giver, so how can one collection ...
Obviously human children do better with two parents, and that is an evolutionary advangage. Two people who work as a team for survival also have an advantage over one (of course, if they arent a good team, it can be a disadvantage). For most people, marriage is a contract to work as a team for children and survival. Those are such important issues, and there has to be so much trust, that a marriage contract is sealed with a ceremony thats meant to instill the importance of the agreement. The legal aspect seems there because society too is stabilized by marriages (a bunch of horny people running around and lots unwanted children is not the best situation). Thats one way to explain the outer part of it ...
Christians have been sticking their noses in to where they dont belong for centuries… Scientific Research has NOTHING to do with religion. If Christians are against it then they dont have to use the benefits that may come from this research. Christians dont use Plan-B so they end up with unwanted children… The same should hold true for any future advances in the field of Stem Cell Research. If you dont like where the treatment came from, then tell your doctor you have a moral objection to it and ask for leaches. ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ Faith in Prayer Kills Children ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ ~*~ It isnt THAT hard… But Christians tend to be hypocrites when it comes to this sort of thing… Just like how the VP of P.E.T.A. still uses Insulin for her diabetes even though the insulin came from research that used dogs… She justifies her hypocrisy by saying I am not a ...
I honestly dont think theres a method to convince anti-choice people to be pro-choice except praying for a change in philosophical orientation, which often happens to people after they actually experience needing an abortion, have a friend who needs an abortion, or they go through pregnancy and start to understand how important autonomy is when it comes to reproductive choice. (Although even then, many people still feel like it was okay in MY case, but isnt in general - not a change in orientation, just a belief in their exceptionalism, somehow their abortion or their friends abortion was especially moral, but all other women are just hussies who deserve to be punished with unwanted children. I find this infuriating.) I dont think convincing by degrees is terribly useful and this is even more the case when it comes to quibbling over lines in the sand like legal time limits ...
Would that I could unleash the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse on the likes of Tom Davis. Hes the Colorado livestock hauler whos been buying wild horses from the Bureau of Land Management at ten bucks a head, less than I spend on lunch at Paneras. Although hes supposed to be finding good homes for the animals, wild horse advocates are concerned that hes instead shipping them off for slaughter. Given that hes purchased at least 1,700 horses since 2009, I join the advocates in their skepticism. I doubt there are that many good homes for unwanted children, let alone 1,200-pound untrained animals.. His remark, as quoted in a recent Denver Post article, sets off further alarm: Hell, some of the finest meat you will ever eat is a fat yearling colt. That comment turns my stomach. But why? Im not a vegetarian. Its surely the height of hypocrisy to eat meat and wear leather and yet decry the killing and eating of horses. Why should chickens, fish and cows be fair game for my palate but not ...
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Neither Jews nor Anglos (or any other whites) are using the Cathedral to advance genetic interests. Its a purely memetic war. You may think of the meme as merely rationalizing the gene; as Nick Land would tell you, this is a false interpretation of whats happening. The memes are independent and selfish. These egregores have a will of their own. This is not to discount the fact that different races tend to create their own idiosyncratic memes, but to buttress the point that memetics isnt strictly subordinate to genetics - surely, a meme that results in your TFR plummeting to below replacement level cannot conceivablely be subordinate to your genetic interests. Now the relevant question is why some memes win and others lose; for instance, why Puritanism-Feminism (which the Anglos invented, and which the Jews have embraced for their own reasons) dominates the world while Freehold and Coverture are long gone. My answer is the old-school conspiracy theorist Kaczynski-ist proposition: the ...
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Welcome to - a collection of resources for a healthy pregnancy, birth and baby.. What is unique about There are many wonderful childbirth and parenting resources, but most do have an agenda and most do give advice. What if you are an intellectually curious parent who wants information so you can decide? wont tell you what to do or think. Well just provide information! Please suggest other resources we should include.. Pregnancy. ...
I was struck by the parallels between Pamela Druckermans journey as a parent and my own. Even though I didnt have the cultural or parenting resources of Paris, I was similarly committed to finding a gentler, more nurturing alternative to Americas obsession with raising boys and girls to fit into gender roles. I hoped that I could make my sons childhood as androgynous as possible, recognizing the overwhelming influence of the surrounding culture and even well-intentioned relatives and friends. The degree to which I succeeded is a story for another time. Whats important is that parents (and children, and grandparents) seek out every resource they can find, in order to open up their thinking and question their assumptions. I do wish that this book had been around in 1977, when my son was born, or in 2002, when my grandson was born ...
I had the opportunity to write once again for Just 18 Summers this past week. Check out an excerpt below and consider exploring and the great parenting resources youll find there! Slathering vegetable oil onto my two-year-olds leg while he screamed in perfect unison with my three-month-old wasnt exactly how Id envisioned the start…
The DSK scandal seems to reflect/contain/epitomize the essence of the cultural differences between America (Anglos) and France (Latins? Europeans?): the distinction between seduction and rape, charm and violence, transparency and justice, freedom of the press and right to privacy and more. The French are horrified that the Americans could humiliate anyone who hasnt been judged…
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If youre anything like me you probably put off things you dont want to do for a long time. Especially those things that I really dont want to do, like my math homework. This type of procrastination gets even worse when it comes to things that I know I could get in trouble for. What if I was putting off something more important than a test grade? What if I needed to tell my parents I was having an abortion?
When Vote Yes for Life cast the mother as the victim to be saved, they had a problem. What about rape and incest? They were teaching the voters to have sympathy for the mother so when these topics came up it would be cruel to their victim to force her to give birth to an unwanted child. How did they work around this problem? The pro-lifers produced a television ad that promoted the use of the plan-B pill and called it among the best options. How could a pro-life group get so confused? They promoted the wrong victim. Instead of depicting the mother as the victim they should have educated the public about the humanity and rights of the child, when rape and incest came up, the sympathy would rightly still be on the baby and people could see that violence toward a victim is not the solution to the problem. It is the problem ...
Who Chooses? In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated that the utmost respect for human life was to be from the moment of conception. This declaration was re-affirmed when the World Medical Association met in Oslo in 1970. Should we go backwards in our concern for the life of an individual human being? The unborn human is still a human life and not all the wishful thinking of those advocating repeal of abortion laws, can alter this. Those of us who would seek to protect the human who is still to small to cry aloud for its own protection, have been accused of having a 19th Century approach to life in the last third of ...
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White Anglos in the Southwest demanded jobs held by Hispanics,and Mexican unemployment rose quickly to levels far higher than those for Anglos. Some Mexicans were forced to leave the country by officials. Most relief programs excluded Mexicans, and Mexican children had no access to American schools and many hospitals refused them admission. Most Mexicans began to migrate to cities such as Los Angeles, where they lived in poverty ...
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Join us for a virtual discussion through Zoom about what young children need to thrive in these unprecedented times. Claire Lerner, LCSW-C will provide practical parenting tools to support growth and help build resilience.. About our Speaker:. Claire Lerner, LCSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker and child development specialist. Claire has been a practicing clinician for over 30 years, partnering with parents to understand the behavior and development of their young children. Claire also provides consultation and training to early care and education programs and pediatric providers.. She served as the Director of Parenting Resources at ZERO TO THREE for more than 18 years where she oversaw the development of all parenting educational content. Claire also directed several professional development projects designed to build strong, trusting, collaborative relationships with families of young children.. Claire is the author of numerous parenting publications, curriculae, and articles in ...
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The idyllic scenery in and around Matagalpa may be stunning. However, its natural beauty is contrasted by high levels of poverty that continue to affect the citys population. Thousands of children in the region face undernourishment, a lack of education and child abandonment.
Because of course there is violence in many other places, such as Great Britain and France. And how about neighboring Mexico? While we decry Americas love affair with guns, Mexico is rent with violence (and was so far before the recent development of the narco-trafficking problem). Indeed, while Americas Wild West is decried for bloodshed (in fact, fewer people were killed in the West between the Civil War and the year 1900 than in one single year in New York City), people, American, Mexican, or other, downplay the innumerable 19th-century deaths in Mexico, even finding such things as the countrys executions romantic (ah, señoritas, sombreros, Mariachi bands, and firing squads). Mexicans routinely put whole garrisons of captured rebels to death - not just Anglos, famously, at the Alamo and Goliad but fellow Hispanics in places like Zacatecas as well - or, when they were in a more generous mood, only shot one prisoner at random out of every 10 ...
Si echas un vistazo a la historia de la Medalla de Honor, el porcentaje más alto de premiados por grupo étnico es de los Hispanos Latino, dijo Zepeda.. A pesar de la discriminación que Obregón enfrentó durante su vida corta, el lema de los marinos Semper Fidelis-latín por siempre fiel-fue inculcado en él y es inculcado en cada marino durante su entrenamiento.. Durante una época cuando ser hispano era algo perjudicial, nosotros [los hispanos] entrenamos junto a los anglos y fuimos a guerra junto a ellos y Eugene dio su vida por un muchacho anglo, y la raza étnica no era una cuestión en ese momento. Él era un compañero marino que estaba en necesidad y Eugene simplemente hizo lo que él pensó tenía que hacer.. Zepeda dijo que la historia de Obregón se debe compartir especialmente durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, observada del 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre. El mes reconoce a los individuales Hispanos, así como la comunidad Hispana.. La conmemoración fue ...
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A Chinese citys plan for a baby box where parents can anonymously leave their unwanted infants is proving controversial, its reported.. Shenzhen has apparently applied to the Guangdong provincial authorities to pilot such a facility next year. Some social media users have warned that the box will encourage irresponsible parents to give away their unwanted children, the Peoples Daily newspaper says.. But the head of Shenzhens social welfare centre, Tang Rongsheng, points out that nearly 100 abandoned infants have been handed over to his centre this year. The shelter embodies the idea of prioritising the interest of the child, he says. ...
A Saint John mother accused of leaving her infant alone outside in freezing temperatures last winter is scheduled to testify in her own defence on Thursday.
H 3000.5 A6260 2011 c.1 Answering Oklahotnas Call: A Bridge Resource Family Guide OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES Adapted from AdoptUSKids Answering the Call: Family Pocket Guide Name: ------------------------------------------------ Address: _ Phone: ----------------------------------------------- Photo of you and/or yourfamify Date you started the joumey: _ Welcome to the OKDHSAnswering the Call Process Dear Applicant, Thank you for your interest in becoming a Bridge Resource Family to foster or adopt a child in need. We are very pleased that you are interested in working with us. Because we are seeking both foster and adoptive parents, we call all of our parents Bridge Resource Parents, as they may serve in a variety of capacities to provide parenting resources to children and bridge the connections to their families. The children for whom the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) is responsible have been removed from their own families due to abuse or neglect. Bridge ...
H 3000.5 A6260 2011 c.1 Answering Oklahotnas Call: A Bridge Resource Family Guide OKLAHOMA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES Adapted from AdoptUSKids Answering the Call: Family Pocket Guide Name: ------------------------------------------------ Address: _ Phone: ----------------------------------------------- Photo of you and/or yourfamify Date you started the joumey: _ Welcome to the OKDHSAnswering the Call Process Dear Applicant, Thank you for your interest in becoming a Bridge Resource Family to foster or adopt a child in need. We are very pleased that you are interested in working with us. Because we are seeking both foster and adoptive parents, we call all of our parents Bridge Resource Parents, as they may serve in a variety of capacities to provide parenting resources to children and bridge the connections to their families. The children for whom the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) is responsible have been removed from their own families due to abuse or neglect. Bridge ...
My benighted correspondent also complained of the so-called double standard in which we wont see a movie called Black Men Cant Jump: comments are made against us [meaning white folks] on a daily basis in our media and the everyday populace and NOBODY blinks an eye. DWC also insists that something she saw on the TV show Black/White is wrong-that black Americans no longer need fear any violence from anglos on a regular basis, that such a fear is a 1950s artifact. That reminds me of college, when some students of color tried to raise awareness of racism on campus. I had a friend, a white guy who grew up in Mankato, Minnesota, who insisted that there was no racism. Now, how would the average white person know what non-white people might be experiencing? I knew a black guy there (mind you, this was a small college in a small town in Minnesota) who once said, I have to shower twice a day so people dont think black people stink. That wasnt a stereotype Id ever heard, but you know what? That ...
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BACKGROUND:. A finding from the Cholesterol Lowering Atherosclerosis Study (CLAS), a clinical trial, indicated that common carotid intima-media thickness responded more rapidly and more markedly to LDL-C lowering treatment than angiographic coronary stenosis or carotid roughness. New data from a primate model also showed ultrasound detection of intimal thickening in response to a hypercholesterolemic diet within twelve months. These findings suggest that carotid IMT is a reliable and rapidly responding marker of extent of atherosclerosis. However, less than a third of the observed therapeutic benefit on carotid IMT found in CLAS was explained by change in LDL-C and HDL-C, suggesting that related (or other) factors are more directly linked to atherogenic mechanisms. In addition, a Finnish epidemiologic study found that LDL-C was predicative of rate of progression in carotid IMT only in persons with high serum levels of (pro-oxidant) copper. . These and other data support a model of ...
Installation C Task Force: D. Anglos. Installation C provides access to three excimer lasers with pulse energies up to 600mJ at 150Hz, resulting in focused intensities of 109-1010 W/cm2. They are used mainly for various material processing studies, in certain cases complemented by two low-power CO2 lasers as needed. The emphasis in Installation C is on the offering of workstations oriented to specific application areas of technological interest. In that respect Installation C also provides access to a wide range of material characterisation facilities for the evaluation of the results.. Excimer laser material processing workstations. Thin Film Deposition stations. The main technique employed for the deposition of thin films, the Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD), is realized by experimental setups dedicated to the study of the principles involved and emphasis is placed on capability for growth of specific coatings. The workstations are modular in nature and allow for configurations to work on a ...
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We read with great interest the recent paper by Sims et al,1 wherein they identified a clinically and statistically significant reduction in admissions with asthma following the implementation of a workplace smoking ban in the UK, independent of prevailing temporal trends and other measureable confounding factors. We welcome this important addition to the evidence base in this area, and endorse the authors view that this work addresses important deficiencies in previously published data from our group and others.2 ,3. However, we were surprised that an important limitation of any study using administrative databases for clinicoepidemiological research was not addressed-that of misclassification bias. In particular, we would be concerned that subjects admitted with acute bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia, or smoking-related chronic obstructive lung disease may be misclassified as patients with asthma or vice versa. In our own study, we attempted to address this deficiency by assessing ...
Nearly one-quarter of American high-school students believe that parents in their neighborhoods rarely are involved in preparing their children for school and schoolwork, a national survey concludes.
If these feelings continue to linger, as they often do, the event will be etched into the portion of the mind that is sensitive to the feeling of abandonment, until the anxiety sufferer will begin to question the viability of the relationship. As this process begins, the one who perceives being abandoned will start to feel unloved and unworthy, and can begin to get angry. The afflicted partner may start to get very controlling in an attempt to save him or herself and the relationship. Sufferers may start to smother their partners to the point where they become jealous if he/she spends free time with anyone else.. People with this disorder fear that their partner will not be dependent upon them, and will leave them to be abandoned once again, as they were in childhood. At times they may feel that in the end people will always let them down, and with these thoughts they can justify why they live defensively, and end relationships prematurely. This also means that they will be constantly on the ...
I think I can safely say we have all experienced some sort of toxicity in a relationship , whether it be with a family member, ex-boyfriend, friends or a work colleague. While many are born into a loving, caring, supporting family, from my many years in the clinic, this is far from the truth for many clients. This can be extremely painful when we have experienced first hand the exile, trauma or abandonment from our family members. Our childhoods and relationships with our family hold the deepest pain and suffering, feelings of abandonment not being lovable, good enough, our misaligned identity of ourselves or feeling like a misfit are embodied and unconsciously expressed throughout other areas of our lives going forward. If you are carrying pain from your family, then it is really important foremost you work on releasing your trauma, work through forgiveness and release any out dated beliefs and behaviours so you dont attract the wrong people and relationships into your life going forward. ...
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In the poetry collection Longing for Two, Gabrielle Jennings tackles underage smoking, petty larceny, parental abandonment, and more.
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Among elves the concept of an unwanted child is unthinkable. Perhaps because of the low birth rate, and the fact that elves ... For example, the children of the recognized lifemates, Cutter and Leetah, Suntop and Ember have considerable magical potential ... The reason for this is not entirely clear, but it does make the eventual birth of a child an eagerly-anticipated event. ... The soulname is known from conception to the child's parents, and it is forgotten by all involved at birth, later revealed only ...
"One Child Policy Leaves Millions of Chinese Women With Unwanted IUDs". Radio Free Asia. January 13, 2017. "IUD Birth Control , ... IUD removals are free for women "who are allowed to have another child" (see one-child policy) or "who cannot continue to have ... IUDs are safe and effective in adolescents as well as those who have not previously had children. Once an IUD is removed, even ... Women who refused could lose their government employment and their children could lose access to public schools. The IUDs ...
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But she does not bond with him her child. She cannot commit to having him in her future and does not think she will be able to ... One of the characters first stories saw her dealing with an unwanted pregnancy. Having no home or money, Daisha feels unable to ... She tries to abort the baby with painkillers but is unsuccessful, gives birth in a lift and later gives up her child. Most of ... Mark worries that Daisha may be in trouble, recalling her attempt to overdose and abort her child. A writer from Female First ...
However, if parents' assuming it was normal for children to receive a lot of gifts, note that we also made a point to shop for ... Seniors were more likely to send their unwanted presents to charity, while those aged 25 to 34 "simply threw them away". Gifts ... It was normal to spend as much as £300 per child. Retailers predict £1.1bn will be spent on toys this Christmas, with an ... "Why Do Children Get Presents on Christmas Anyway?". The Atlantic. Retrieved December 4, 2017. "Christmas: How did gift-giving ...
The summer of 2006 also saw "Give Me Love" featured on How Does It Feel To Be Loved?'s "Kids At The Club" compilation. This was ... The band's debut album, The Great Unwanted, was released on 9 April 2007. Produced by George Shilling, it had a five star ...
Stalin's Unwanted Child: The Soviet Union, the German Question, and the Founding of the GDR. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1998 ...
She said that "I had an unwanted pregnancy. I had just started my TV show. I knew that in black Hollywood a girl having a baby ... I had to make a decision to get rid of a child for my career." . Countess (1992) Countess Vaughn (2017) Love (2019) Let Me Love ...
Afraid of going home and facing her dad with an unwanted child, May runs away. May finds a man to stay with, but does not tell ... Ben - Richard's older brother, who was often in hospitals as a child. Richard (Richie) - Ben's younger brother and their dad's ... and Aunt May was also established as not having children.[volume & issue needed] While Dodson's art was praised, Millar's ...
This translates to more than 300,000 children being products of unwanted pregnancies. Overall, the average number of children ... The tendency to seek abortion decreases with number of children: women with no children are seven times more likely to seek an ... For more than a third of these women who are not looking for children nor are on contraceptives, the reason they give for not ... For these women, the most prominent reason for seeking the abortion was the stigma associated with having a child out of ...
Unwanted has a particular focus on raped women and their conceived children. Munyaneza presented Unwanted at the 2017 Festival ... In 2017, she produced Unwanted, her second work about the Rwandan genocide. The work featured French composer Alain Mahé [fr], ... She has produced two performance pieces, Samedi Détente and Unwanted, both about the Rwandan genocide. Munyaneza was born in ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Hsaio, Irene (27 September 2018). "With Unwanted, Dorothée Munyaneza creates a ...
... the spread of drug abuse among Bolivian youth; and the increased links between traffickers and guerrilla groups. An unwanted by ... In the men's prisons, inmates are permitted to live there with their wives and children, who are allowed to leave the prison ... In addition to directing traffic, members of this brigade helped in police matters involving children and women. All ...
No forced or child labour Working conditions have to be equitable for all workers. Salaries must be at least equal or higher ... Safety and health measures must be implemented properly so as to avoid unwanted injuries at work. Pay a price higher than the ...
Being an unwanted child, she was referred to as Chindhi (Marathi for "torn piece of cloth"). Abject poverty, family ... Many of the children whom she adopted are well-educated lawyers and doctors. Some of her adopted children - including her ... After being informed of the plight of orphaned and abandoned Adivasi children, Sapkal took care of the children in return for ... to eliminate the feeling of partiality between her biological child and the adopted children. Details of Sapkal's struggle were ...
She later took in her cousin Becky's (Marissa Tait) unwanted son, raising it as her own; however, Becky reclaims her child ... Child Protective Services takes the baby away, letting the child live with Rick. Eric Jr.'s biological father, Deacon Sharpe ( ... For a small amount of time, it was unknown if the child was Rick's or that of a black singer named Raymond King (Usher), whom ... She has also won Best Performance by a Young Performer in a Daytime Serial at the 20th Annual Youth in Film Awards. In March ...
She admitted many years later that Dru was an unwanted child, the result of husband Walter's drunken lust. It was no wonder ... When she ends up pregnant they decide not to uncover the child's paternity and keep their affair a secret. Dru gives birth to ... Drucilla finally receives closure by telling off her mother for wanting to abort her and not showing love for her as a child. ... Nathan later marries and fathers a child by Dru's successful physician sister Olivia. Drucilla and Olivia originally have a ...
... results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children & Youth". BMC Public Health. 10: 736. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-736. ... Spontaneous erections are also known as involuntary or unwanted erections and are normal. Such erections can be embarrassing if ... Arch Dis Child. April 1968;43:200-202. doi:10.1136/adc.43.228.200. PMID 5689532. Kayaba H, Tamura H, Kitajima S, Fujiwara Y, ... In the 21st century, the average age at which children, especially girls, reach puberty is lower compared to the 19th century, ...
They have two children, Samuel and Jonah. "Stephen J. Schulhofer - Biography - NYU School of Law". " ... Wilson, Mara (21 October 2018). "'Unwanted Sex,' 20 Years Later". The Atlantic. Institute, The American Law (3 May 2019). "NYU ... and Unwanted Sex: The Culture of Intimidation and the Failure of Law (2000). He is a Reporter for "Model Penal Code: Sexual ...
If I was a woman surely I would like to have a choice to have a child or not. In U.S. a lot of new-borns are killed because ... they were unwanted. It is better to solve it immediately when a woman finds out about the pregnancy and she doesn't want a ... Many artists, including Kid Rock, Korn and Red Hot Chili Peppers, got together during the summer of 2001 to auction off ... child. Better to go for an abortion than to kill a baby. That is terrible. Men cannot force women to keep a child when they ...
He is a self-described "unwanted child of a German missionary and a Chinese girl of a good family". He later "became treasurer ...
"Children's Best Sellers". The New York Times. 17 Feb 2008. ProQuest 897121382. Roback, Diane (13 Aug 2007). "Children's Fiction ... As a result, she feels unwanted and assumes her small stature prevents her from being useful to her community. When the chief ... "2006 Notable Children's Books". Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC). Retrieved 2020-04-20. "Mormon SF ... As a child, her father forbade her from setting foot in the quarries where the villagers work daily. ...
McAfee flags YapBrowser as a "potentially unwanted program" that directs the user to use the search portal. It ... YapBrowser Homepage SearchWebMe Press Release Yapbrowser: serves up Zango and...child porn? Return of Porn-Fetching 'YapBrowser ... is a rogue Web browser that was removed from the Internet after security researchers found it was serving up child porn ...
On the ninth day postpartum, a ceremony to name the child is conducted at the site of the placental burial. A male baby is ... Poor women typically experience more unwanted pregnancies, and therefore worse birth outcomes, due to lack of contraception ... Jha, P., Kumar, R., Vasa, P., Dhigra, N., Thiruchelvam, D., & Moineddin, R. (2006). Low male to female sex ratio of children ... In some areas, there are financial incentives for undergoing tubal ligation after one or two children. Women who are Muslim, ...
... that unwanted children have a negative social impact (or conversely that abortion lowers the crime rate); and that reproductive ... Similarly, killing a child or adult may be permissible in exceptional circumstances such as self-defense or (perhaps) capital ... A consequence of this argument is that abortion is wrong in all the cases where killing a child or adult with the same sort of ... I agree that the desire for the child's death is not one which anybody may gratify, should it turn out to be possible to detach ...
His mother kept reminding him that he was clumsy and an unwanted child, and did not give him much love. He is a loyal man, with ... As a child, he was bullied at school for being a slow reader, by both the teachers and other students. ... Germain had hesitated to have children, believing he could not offer them enough. Annette tells him not to worry: he can give ...
In this poem the parents seem depressed by this unwanted birth, and this may be reflecting on the child itself. This poem could ... The child decides to "sulk" upon the breast of the child's mother, almost in a manner that allows the child to enjoy what ... While the child is young, it will be nurtured and protected by its parents. But once the child matures, it will find a life ... The response of the child itself may be different from that of the child in "Infant Joy" because of the behavior of the parents ...
They are also very energetic and highly spirited, which, when coupled with boredom, can lead to unwanted and destructive ... Giant Schnauzers have been described as trustworthy with children. They are very intelligent, and can become bored easily. ...
The two younger children attended school in Trékyllisvík, about 20 km (12 mi) by road to the north. When snow made the road ... To avoid unwanted pregnancies, much care was taken to keep men away from the women's quarters. When Ásbjörn, Eva and their ... Guðjón Jónsson moved to Djúpavík in 1917 with his wife Krístín Guðmundsdóttir and three children to serve as the factory's ... From 10th grade until graduation the children attended school in Hólmavík and stayed there during the winter. As of 2010 ...
... but all other women are just hussies who deserve to be punished with unwanted children. I find this infuriating.) I dont think ... I mean, if they want to get rid of the child at that point, either they will have it adopted or abandon or kill it after it is ... To be completely honest I do find the idea of abortion simply because a preganancy is unwanted distasteful, but to me being pro ... To be completely honest I do find the idea of abortion simply because a preganancy is unwanted distasteful, but to me being pro ...
"Unwanted children virtually always suffered lower self-esteem than wanted children.". "Short bursts of upset or stress are not ... "Children exposed to music in utero develop superior language skills.". "Babies have many symptoms that parents and physicians ... After the birth of her child, that song had a magical effect on the infant: no matter how hard he was crying, whenever his ... By talking to children a lot, parents will help them to develop their linguistic abilities to their full potential." ...
That those most likely to get abortions were women who didnt want children or who were poor. Unwanted children or those in ... The fact that not as many unwanted children were coming into the world meant when that generation of criminals were coming into ... Poorer people seeing that successful people pick a certain name for thier children and then choose it for their own kids, ... that I noticed some of these kids had truly horrific names.. "Oh Craig. Youre being so mean to those kids," you might say.. ...
Christians dont use Plan-B so they end up with unwanted children… The same should hold true for any future advances in the ... Faith in Prayer Kills Children ...
And this ignores the massive social cost one pays from having unwanted children, the time required to raise a child, the ... expense of raising children, the massive loss of income, the loss of career opportunities in the future. ...
As Kirk said, the older kids are relegated to Nebraska - but this includes older children with disabilities as well. ... Ive been reading about this in the news and I cant imagine what abandonment would do to the psyche of a child. Fortunately, ... Sometimes, though, parents are abandoning their children en masse because they no longer feel they can take care of them. ... this phenomenon of leaving older kids and teenagers at hospitals is more or less relegated to Nebraska (I believe) which did ...
A Florida dentist is accused of harming the most vulnerable of patients, young children. Meanwhile, he is accused of collecting ... old child needs all that work done? NO WAY! How dare you say that the children need to suffer. It is ok for a man to punch a ... Florida dentist accused of performing unwanted procedures, abusing children. Posted 2:27 PM, May 21, 2015, by WGN Web Desk ... "Somebody who is performing procedures that children dont need, pulling teeth that he knows should be in the childs mouth. In ...
Make sure your kids arent getting caffeine along with unwanted sugar through sodas and energy drinks. And discourage late ... See to it that your children get an hour of exercise every day, outdoors if possible. Add time to any school-based physical ... This same advice goes for kids, too.. Using smartphones, tablets and other gadgets has become more and more linked to sleep ... This can set up a chain reaction that seems to increase youngsters obesity risk. Not getting enough sleep leads to being ...
Kangana Ranaut may be a star loved by millions today but as a child her family always saw her as an unwanted girl child. The ... Kangana Ranaut may be a star loved by millions today but as a child her family always saw her as an unwanted girl child. The ... but Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut was an unwanted girl child who grew up constantly being reminded about her unwanted ... Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut said she faced a lot of discomfort while growing up as she was an unwanted girl child.(AFP) ...
Overall, relationships between mothers and the unwanted children and any wanted children in the family can be of lower quality ... Besides effects on the women who are forced to have unwanted children, the children also suffer. ... referring to unwanted children. "Another [study] found that children who were unintended by their mothers had lower self-esteem ... Negative Mental Health Consequences of Unwanted Child Birth and Restricted Abortions. By Rheyanne Weaver HERWriter ...
... unwanted children, who would have relatively small investments in human capital and a higher probability of crime. ... Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births Economic Inquiry, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 304-324, April 2007 ... Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births. Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254 ... Abortion and Crime: Unwanted Children and Out-of-Wedlock Births. Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 254 ...
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Sherri Shepherd was recently ordered to pay child support to her ex-husband, Lamar Sally, months after she was declared the ... Sherri Shepherd, Ex-Husband End Child Custody Battle; Comedian Ordered to Pay Child Support for Unwanted Surrogate Baby. Share ... Sally, 44, sued Shepherd, 48, for child support and won the case in April when a Pennsylvania judge ruled in his favor. The ... Sherri Shepherd was recently ordered to pay child support to her ex-husband, Lamar Sally, months after she was declared the ...
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... child. The belief that every child unwanted during pregnancy remains unwanted is not necessarily true. It is equally untrue ... 8.When the children were under 18 years of age, line 25 (child care help needed for divorce -- 36.8% vs. 35.5%), line 26 (child ... itself of distinguishing the UP children from the AP children so as to enable an experienced clinician to identify an unwanted ... Maladaptation Scores (child age 9) -- females average. 9.0 4.1 7.6 4.1. Child Care Department Help Needed -- Less Than 18 Years ...
Unwanted child. Submitted by on June 5, 2016 - 12:08pm This is such a good/realistic/sad truth. I know nothing of my mothers ... I think that bio-kids deserve the same care and protection as foster kids or adopted kids, RE vetting the potential caregivers. ... I was the youngest of four children. My birth was by accident. an unwanted pregnancy. My mother never let me forget it but ... As a mother myself now, there isnt a thing I wouldnt do for my kids and I wont put a price tag on it. Loving my kids ...
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This legislation portends disaster for both children and parents. ... Comparing wanted and unwanted children in the context of ... Further, the group of children who were born unwanted or unplanned by [2] their caregivers showed scores lower for positive ... In a survey conducted of 1,327 children younger than two, among children who were wanted in one group, and those who were ... they and their children are likely to suffer a number of ill effects, and children and their mothers are likely to suffer as a ...
Cyberbullying: Four steps to protect your kids. Teach your children how to stay safe on the internet. ... India has made the use of ultrasound scans to inform parents-to-be of the sex of their unborn child illegal, but a lack of ... This is why sibling rivalry is bad for your childs development. *Why does reading Mills and Boon have to be a dirty little ... "The most probable reason for them being called Nakusa is that they were the second, third or fourth child in that family, and ...
Good and Unwanted Behavior Tips. All children need discipline. Firm but loving discipline guides your child into adulthood. You ... Discourage Unwanted behavior…. *Avoid telling your children that they are bad. Point out that what they are doing is not okay. ... When your child is doing something you dont like, ask yourself if what youre planning to do will:. *Change your childs ... Children need, and want, to know whats expected of them.. *Notice when your children do something right, and praise them for ...
PM orders inquiry into virus killing kids The mysterious COVID-19 illness, which has killed at least three children in the US, ... Aussie states unwanted virus figure Australia has received global praise for our COVID-19 response - but its a different ... Hes a petulant child: Fury at Trump US President Donald Trump has been told he is "no longer welcome" in one state after ... A baffling new medical condition presenting in some children has been linked to COVID-19, and doctors believe it could be ...
But when people start to treat unborn children as property to be discarded if unwanted, there are dangerous... ... The True Value of Our Children. "Every child a wanted child" should mean that every unborn child is loved for who he or she is ... Origins of the Slogan "Every Child a Wanted Child". Pro-abortionists have used the "Every child a wanted child!" slogan for ... "Legal abortion will decrease the number of unwanted children, battered children, child abuse cases, and possibly subsequent ...
Unplanned but not unwanted? Teen pregnancy and parenthood among young people with refugee backgrounds.. McMichael C ... The child deaths annual report series reviews the circumstances of the deaths of children and young people known to child ... Young parents and their children.. National Childrens Commissioner (Australia). Childrens rights report 2017. Sydney, NSW : ... Sections include: deaths of children with young parents 2006-11; characteristics of the children and young parents; key risk ...
Unwanted Attention. More incentive may come in later years, in the form of unwanted attention from the state, which sends in ... Almost 10 Years Later, Has No Child Left Behind Lost Its Bite?. John Mooney , September 23, 2010 , Education ... As mandated by No Child Left Behind, the federal law signed by former President George W. Bush in 2001, notices are going out ... No Child Left Behind still labels schools, but educators are starting to question what those labels mean ...
Safely Having -- and Making -- Children *448,060 Dead, 774,467 Diagnosed: The AIDS Toll *Astroglide, Unwanted Fat, and Magic ( ... Astroglide, Unwanted Fat, and Magic (Oh My). The positive effects of lubricants, the high occurrence of lipodystrophy in women ... Safely Having -- and Making -- Children. Dr. Nancy Eriksen describes new reproductive options for HIV-infected patients, in HIV ...
The Unwanted Child In Chinese CinderellaAdeline has a tough time with her family, and their hate towards her. Adelines ... She doesnt treat anyone of her stepkids with respect, she only loves her own children. Adeline had the hardest time with Niang ...
How Many Children Do You Have?. "How many children do you have?" It seems like an easy enough question. Most mothers will take ... Unplanned, Unexpected or Unwanted Pregnancy Options CREATE A PROFILE Choose a Family on Parent Profiles See All 151. Find ... Adoptive parents can easily find an agency for adopting a child. Select a state. BaseApi Call Method Exception: Client error ... Guides: Adopt a Child Adopt a Baby Arizona Adoption Open Adoption Foster Care Adoption Unplanned Pregnancy Oklahoma Adoption ...
Tara was an unwanted and physically abused child of two very troubled parents and the author of The Five-Minute Miracle: ... Growing Up as an Unwanted Child. Tara Springett was the first guinea-pig of Higher Consciousness Healing. She used it to get ... The German-born psychotherapist dealt with her own challenges growing up as the unwanted child of troubled parents in the 60s ... Mrs Springett grew up as the unwanted child of two troubled middle-class German parents. As a teenager, Mrs Springett ...
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Did Abortion Legalization Reduce the Number Of Unwanted Children? Evidence from Adoptions. Marianne BitlerandMadeline Zavodny ... Early Childbearing and Childrens Achievement And Behavior over Time. Sandra L. HofferthandLori Reid ... Decision Making and Communication About Child Spacing Among Somali Couples in Minnesota. Carie Muntifering Cox,Fathi Ahmed, ...
600 PHCs tackle child-killer diseases in Imo. On April 29, 2015. 7:35 pmIn Healthby vanguard ... In its resolve to fight child-killer diseases, Imo State government sometime ago directed that all the over 600 primary health ... For every new born baby, there are certain drugs administered on the child to boost his or her immunity, and very important for ... Immunisation ensures that the child resists killer diseases, it added. ...
A follow-up study of children unwanted at birth. In. H. P. David, Z. Dytrych, Z. Matejcek, & V. Schuller (Eds.), Born unwanted ... Chalasani, S., Casterline, J. B., & Koenig, M. A. (2007, March). Unwanted childbearing and child survival in Bangladesh. Paper ... Barber, J. S., Axinn, W. G., & Thornton, A. (1999). Unwanted childbearing, health, and mother-child relationships. Journal of ... Matějček, Z., Dytrych, Z., & Schüller, V. (1978). Children from unwanted pregnancies. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 57, 67-90 ...
Abused as a child. Single-parent home. Unwanted. Depression or other mental illness. Non-biologically related male living in ... The Pediatricians Role in Child Maltreatment Prevention. Emalee G. Flaherty, John Stirling, The Committee on Child Abuse and ... The Pediatricians Role in Child Maltreatment Prevention. Emalee G. Flaherty, John Stirling, Jr, The Committee on Child Abuse ... Poor knowledge of child development or unrealistic expectations for child. Family or intimate partner violence. ...
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  • The father's attachment will be increased if he makes facial contact with the baby in the first three hours after birth, and if he experiences the child undressed (including the change of diapers) on a regular basis during the first three months of life. (
  • By talking to children a lot, parents will help them to develop their linguistic abilities to their full potential. (
  • The research on bonding and attachment implies that good mothers must stay home or permanently damage their children. (
  • The unique relationship between parent and child blossoms during the first three years of life. (
  • After the birth of her child, that song had a magical effect on the infant: no matter how hard he was crying, whenever his mother started singing that song - and that song alone - he would quiet down. (
  • Mothers with unwanted or unintended pregnancies and births are substantially more depressed and less happy than mothers without unwanted or unintended pregnancies and births," according to the website. (
  • We hypothesize that women are less likely to report that deceased children were from unintended pregnancies, which may explain why some cross-sectional studies have shown that children from unintended pregnancies have higher survival, despite the fact that longitudinal studies have shown the opposite is true. (
  • Using Demographic and Health Survey data from 31 sub-Saharan African countries, we confirm that mothers are less likely to report that deceased children resulted from unintended pregnancies compared with surviving children. (
  • However, the opposite is true for unhealthy children: mothers more commonly report that unhealthy children were from unintended pregnancies compared with healthier children. (
  • Unintended pregnancies are pregnancies that are mistimed, unplanned or unwanted at the time of conception . (
  • [1] Unintended pregnancies may also result from rape , incest or various other forms of forced or unwanted sex . (
  • Unintended pregnancies may be unwanted pregnancies or mistimed pregnancies . (
  • [6] not all unintended pregnancies result in abortions or unwanted children. (
  • On average, unintended pregnancies result in poorer outcomes for the mother and for the child, if birth occurs. (
  • PDF] Differences between mistimed and unwanted pregnancies among women who have live births. (
  • CONTEXT Mistimed and unwanted pregnancies that result in live births are commonly considered together as unintended pregnancies, but they may have different precursors and outcomes. (
  • Afghan immigrant women in London seem to be suffering from a slow and hidden epidemic of unwanted pregnancies. (
  • 12 million dollars in year, US state of Texas, Dallas County has to spent on teen's unwanted pregnancies. (
  • Stats are not less than a tragedy for human rights presses that there is still work to be done to protect young teens from unwanted pregnancies. (
  • Substance abuse is devastatingly has prevailed in our young generation that at the end of the day leads them towards unwanted pregnancies, health issues, depression, anxiety and put teens away from the real beauty of life. (
  • However, an issue not brought up often is how abortion restrictions, the inability to get abortions in some cases, and unwanted childbirth can negatively affect mental health. (
  • Although not a lot of research has been done in the area of unwanted child birth and the effects of restricted abortion access, she said the effects of both can be detrimental to mental health. (
  • Planned Parenthood's website states that unwanted childbearing and lack of abortion access can have several negative emotional and psychological effects on women. (
  • Abortion may prevent the birth of "unwanted" children, who would have relatively small investments in human capital and a higher probability of crime. (
  • To read the book, Born Unwanted -- Developmental Effects of Denied Abortion , is to be like a baseball catcher facing twenty-five pitchers all throwing at once. (
  • A 1975 study in Prague studying the effects of compulsory childbearing revealed a higher incidence of illness and psychiatric hospitalization among children born to parents who were denied abortion-despite similar biological backgrounds [1] among children born wanted-as well as slightly poorer academic performance, despite no variable difference in measures of intelligence . (
  • The right to abortion is the foundation of Society's long struggle to guarantee that every child comes into this world wanted, loved, and cared for. (
  • The right to abortion, along with all birth-control measures, must establish the Century of the Wanted Child. (
  • It promised us, "Legal abortion will decrease the number of unwanted children, battered children, child abuse cases, and possibly subsequent delinquency, drug addiction, and a host of social ills believed to be associated with neglectful parenthood. (
  • Failed Democratic Vice‑Presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro used cost savings as a heartless justification for abortion when she said, "The cost of putting an unwanted child through the system outweighs the cost of funding those [abortion] procedures. (
  • Driven by the will to make Romania a powerful industrial nation, Ceausescu had banned in 1966 abortion for women under 45 with fewer than four children. (
  • Did Abortion Legalization Reduce the Number Of Unwanted Children? (
  • The element of shame and embarrassments may be the least factor, but emotions such as fear factor, lack of support from the partner or biological father of a child and a victim may run with the lack of determination to give birth to the baby or it has been too late for abortion may the highest factor that leads teen to commit suicide, the Swedish researcher said. (
  • However, abortion to maintain a good life, or fearing of expenses of life, or supposing that a little number of children are enough, is not only forbidden but also a big sin. (
  • A pair of social workers and nurse practitioners work together with each young mother to promote sensitive caregiving and secure mother-child attachment, as well as maternal and child health and wellbeing. (
  • The 600 health centres in the state will serve for the purpose of all primary healthcare activities, including routine immunisation, ante-natal, maternal and child care activities, including deliveries," the government said. (
  • and reproductive, maternal and child health. (
  • Does maternal-infant bonding therapy improve breathing in asthmatic children? (
  • Child maltreatment is the abuse and neglect of people under 18 years of age. (
  • Four types of child maltreatment are generally recognized: physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological (or emotional or mental) abuse, and neglect. (
  • Use the buttons below to select different forms of child maltreatment by country/area or by WHO region. (
  • The triangles show the relative importance of the potential consequences of child maltreatment. (
  • They are based on a measure of association (median odds ratios) between child maltreatment and the consequence in question across the relevant studies. (
  • The triangles show the relative importance of different risk factors for child maltreatment. (
  • A suite of four affordable parenting programmes for children 0-18 years of age to prevent child maltreatment and other forms of violence expressly designed for low- and middle-income countries. (
  • NFP is an evidence-based nurse home visiting programme that aims to prevent child maltreatment by improving the health, well-being and self-sufficiency of vulnerable and/or first-time parents and their children. (
  • There are several different forms of neglect and abuse, and many governments have developed their own legal definitions of what constitutes child maltreatment for the purposes of removing a child and/or prosecuting a criminal charge. (
  • Nancy Russo, a psychology professor at Arizona State University, and Henry David of the Transnational Family Research Institute stated in an article on that "both unintended and unwanted childbearing can have negative health, social and psychological consequences. (
  • Possible mental health consequences of unwanted childbearing also include less shared leisure time with children and more physical punishment, such as spanking. (
  • Disrupted attachment is important, because the quality of the relationship between a child and a caregiver is pivotal to the long-term mental health of that child, with consequences that include long-term self-esteem development, emotion regulation , impulsivity, and the quality of relationships in adulthood. (
  • Experiencing child sexual abuse is an adverse childhood experience (ACE) that can affect how a person thinks, acts, and feels over a lifetime, resulting in short- and long-term physical and mental/emotional health consequences. (
  • Side effects (SEs) are negative reactions to an appropriately delivered treatment, which must be discriminated from unwanted events (UEs) or consequences of inadequate treatment. (
  • Besides effects on the women who are forced to have unwanted children, the children also suffer. (
  • DEAR UNWANTED: Jack's mother appears to suffer from foot-in-mouth disease. (
  • However, it is often the case that children suffer more than one type of abuse from the same abuser. (
  • The child will suffer, and so will the teenage girl, whose life must be centered around childcare during the decade when she might be developing her own interests and beginning a career. (
  • Somebody who is performing procedures that children don't need, pulling teeth that he knows should be in the child's mouth. (
  • Today we are trying to provide to every child's specific needs in order to give them all equal chances," said Claudia Rosioru, the head of the child protection department of Buzau, 100 kilometres northeast of Bucharest. (
  • 91% of child sexual abuse is perpetrated by someone the child or child's family knows. (
  • If the schools and teachers can't be sensitive to a little child's needs, it's time to revolt against the system and pull your children out of school. (
  • ADHD) can affect a child's ability to pay attention or sit still at school, and it also can affect relationships with family and other children. (
  • Child abuse is an act, or failure to act, that endangers a child's physical or emotional health and development. (
  • To Harmon and other abolitionists, the children in frozen storage are orphans in need of rescue. (
  • The Federal program "Russia without orphans" is designed for that purpose, to assist prospective parents find suitable children to give a home to. (
  • "We hope we are united in understanding that children should never be dragged into politics under any circumstances," states one of the petitions initiated by Russian adoptive parents, which has already collected thousands of signatures online. (
  • Supporters of the bill say it is necessary in order to protect Russian children from potential abuse at the hands of their American adoptive parents. (
  • To avoid confusion, I'm not saying all adoptive parents should adopt children with special needs. (
  • Insecure and disrupted attachment in infants is correlated with poor self-esteem and worsened behavioral dysregulation in children, and the development of unhealthy styles of coping with stress over time-including substance abuse issues, self-injurious behaviors, and abusive relationships later in life. (
  • Many leading scientists and thinkers have declared that infants should be as disposable as unborn children. (
  • Ideally, immunisation is only handled at the primary health centres and hospitals that handle child deliveries and can administer drugs to at least 10 infants to avoid wasting of drugs. (
  • But I wonder how many People who adopt healthy infants- or who bear them-realize that their children could possibly develop problems in the future. (
  • By 4-6 months, babies are physiologically capable of sleep- ing through without feeding, but according to the 2004 Sleep in America poll, 70% of these infants still wake up and need help or attention, with 47% of toddlers, 36% of preschoolers, and 14% of school-age children also with notable wakenings. (
  • Wellington N.Z. : Oranga Tamariki Ministry for Children, 2019. (
  • As adults they were more likely to engage in criminal behavior, be on welfare and receive psychiatric services," the article stated, referring to unwanted children. (
  • Teach your child what to do, instead of punishing "bad" behavior. (
  • Doing the same things over and over every day teaches your children good behavior. (
  • Stop unwanted behavior and show what is okay to do. (
  • give children the support and their own behavior. (
  • effective for managing disruptive behavior in Good treatment plans wil include monitoring young children through age 12. (
  • The Psychologists, licensed counselors, and licensed therapist works with the child to learn new social workers can provide behavior therapy. (
  • Researchers at the University of Cambridge and the Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in the UK have shown that suppressing unwanted memories reduces their unconscious influences on subsequent behavior. (
  • Not having the phone handy avoids the temptation for kids (and adults) to check messages just one more time before putting their head on the pillow. (
  • Even though adults are encouraged to get 30 minutes on most days of the week, an hour per day is the minimum guideline for kids. (
  • Adults must take the steps needed to prevent child sexual abuse. (
  • Adults are responsible for ensuring that all children have safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. (
  • RSI prevention for children, teenagers and adults. (
  • I shouldn't be trying to understand why adults recruit child soldiers because child soldiers, that term, that concept, that practice, should not exist. (
  • Firm but loving discipline guides your child into adulthood. (
  • One in six children already has raised blood pressure, which can result in high blood pressure in adulthood, as we know a major cause of heart disease and stroke," CDC Deputy Principal Director Ileana Arias said at that time. (
  • How it would be the best thing for us AND (which I never understood) the unborn child. (
  • [5] States that have legalized abortions and easier access to abortions have lower rates of child neglect and better living conditions for children overall. (
  • The United States Federal Government has published a full definition of child abuse and neglect, including a summary of each state's definition. (
  • See Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect: Summary of State Laws . (
  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Florida dentist is accused of harming the most vulnerable of patients, young children. (
  • Last week, for the 119th time this decade, a potential tragedy involving a Florida newborn was averted: A young mother dropped off her unwanted infant girl at a South Florida hospital. (
  • However, unwanted attributes are introduced in child nodes that are contained in the content of the tag that is being selected. (
  • Because of the overwhelming number of unwanted rabbits, we are only able to take in rabbits scheduled to be destroyed at animal shelters. (
  • It also insures that no more unwanted rabbits will be produced after the rabbit leaves your home. (
  • In Northern California alone, thousands of stray and unwanted rabbits end up in the municipal shelter systems, and the majority of these rabbits are under a year old," she said. (
  • The American Academy of Pediatricians has more on children and media use for their best health. (
  • Forcing a woman to carry a fetus to term when she would prefer to abort has serious negative implications for mental health and general well-being for both the mother and the child. (
  • This report presents the findings and recommendations of the inquiry, beginning with the need for better coordinated and integrated universal child and family health services. (
  • I n its resolve to fight child-killer diseases, Imo State government sometime ago directed that all the over 600 primary health centres,PHCs, in the state would serve as centres for all primary healthcare activities in the state. (
  • Child sexual abuse is a significant but preventable adverse childhood experience and public health problem. (
  • Child sexual abuse is a significant but preventable public health problem. (
  • We can all lead efforts to prevent child sexual abuse and improve the health, well-being, and quality of life for children, families, and communities. (
  • Child sexual abuse is preventable and CDC provides leadership, using a public health approach , to reduce children's exposure to sexual abuse and ensure safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for all children. (
  • The proportion of children existing at the time of termination-seeking who having stunting, or low height-for-age, defined according to the World Health Organization as less than two standard deviations of the World Health Organization Child Growth Standards median. (
  • The therapist may also help the Check professional association directories or child learn to handle feelings in ways that do health insurance provider directories. (
  • Jordan: Palestinian Refugee Children Receive Anti-Tuberculosis Vaccine In Health. (
  • MONDAY, April 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials warned last year that nine out of 10 American kids eat more salt than they should, raising their lifelong risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. (
  • Children are exploited, exposed to danger, desensitized to violence, and experience heart-wrenching losses with some of them forced to witness the brutal deaths of loved ones. (
  • What are the current gaps in child sexual abuse prevention? (
  • While these efforts are important after child sexual abuse has occurred, little investment has been made in primary prevention, or preventing child sexual abuse before it occurs. (
  • More resources are needed to develop, evaluate, and implement evidence-based child sexual abuse primary prevention strategies to ensure that all children have safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments. (
  • CDC surveillance systems, violence prevention initiatives, and efforts to support partners in the field have increased our understanding of child sexual abuse, but critical gaps still need to be addressed. (
  • CDC has identified gaps in research and practice that are important to address in our efforts to promote primary prevention of child sexual abuse. (
  • Youth- and family-serving organizations, public/governmental agencies, faith communities, and others must have the information necessary for effective primary prevention strategies. (
  • Last year, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that kids aged 6 to 18 eat 3,300 milligrams of sodium a day, even before salt is added at the table. (
  • Numerous children worldwide are negatively affected by conflict - not that armed conflict ever affected any child positively. (
  • If you're giving your child any over-the-counter medicines, check with your pharmacist or doctor to make sure they don't have aspirin. (
  • The ball is inscribed with the words "UNWANTED BABIES. (
  • unwanted babies" became an impediment to the pursuit of pleasure and material gain. (
  • IMO Amy Beeman is more of an unwanted growth on society than any of those dismembered babies whose body parts she counts. (
  • Kangana Ranaut may be a star loved by millions today but as a child her family always saw her as an unwanted girl child. (
  • Everything is not perfect, but most children are now in family-type care, which makes a huge difference, it's an incredibly more humane situation, they have more individual attention from care givers," he added. (
  • Unlike most kids at my Los Angeles junior high, I came from a family that struggled financially. (
  • Efforts to prevent child abuse involve support through social services , education , and counseling on the individual (child), family, community , and societal levels. (
  • Adopt a child with special needs only if you believe your family can provide the right kind of care and only if you want to parent a child with special needs. (
  • And never give antibiotics to someone they haven't been prescribed for - for example, another child in the family. (
  • Posner also heaped scorn on Indiana's convoluted argument - contrived to circumvent constitutional problems - that the same-sex marriage ban was actually designed to encourage opposite-sex couples who accidentally conceive to settle down, get married and create a stable family relationship for their children. (
  • Back in 1989 conditions were very bad, children were suffering, the staff were not trained for child care," Unicef representative in Romania Edmond McLoughney told AFP. (
  • Twenty years on, Romania is striving to give a chance to its unwanted children. (
  • Almost 10 Years Later, Has No Child Left Behind Lost Its Bite? (
  • More incentive may come in later years, in the form of unwanted attention from the state, which sends in review teams and consultants for schools that persistently fall short. (
  • At our school, we take children in at two-and-a-half years but before that the home training is crucial during their age of curiosity, development of interests, formation of character, shaping of personality, social development, brain development and development of language skills. (
  • The vocabulary a child builds during his first three years of life will have the words that he will use the most throughout life," she said. (
  • You may have a garage full of old unwanted goods, or things in the attic covered in years of dust. (
  • Children under six years should not take cough and cold medications , including decongestant nasal sprays. (
  • We have used Kindle Free time for 3+ years with our four children. (
  • 16 were offered for adoption before age 1 and another three children before age 3. (
  • Making the lifelong decision of choosing adoption for your child is a scary and foreign concept to many. (
  • In his view, the government should promote adoption inside Russia instead of "exporting children to other countries" . (
  • One aspect of adoption that continues to distress me is my belief that some people are seeking the perfect child to adopt. (
  • What is child sexual abuse? (
  • Many children wait to report or never report child sexual abuse. (
  • About 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 13 boys experience child sexual abuse at some point in childhood. (
  • Although this is likely an underestimate of the true impact of the problem since child sexual abuse is underreported. (
  • Another outcome commonly associated with child sexual abuse is an increased risk of re-victimization throughout a person's life. (
  • Resources for child sexual abuse have mostly focused on treatment for victims and criminal justice-oriented approaches for perpetrators. (
  • Limited effective evidence-based strategies for proactively protecting children from child sexual abuse are available. (
  • The most gut-wrenching abuse of children's rights during conflict, according to me, is the recruitment of child soldiers. (
  • Victims of child abuse often become abusers themselves, continuing the cycle. (
  • Even so, agencies designed to deal with child abuse victims and perpetrators are overwhelmed by the numbers of cases that are reported. (
  • The solution to the widespread phenomenon of child abuse cannot be found in legislation, or in merely stopping abuse that has already damaged a child. (
  • Thus, it differs from child abuse in that it does not result in the level of harm to the child required to meet the legal definition of abuse. (
  • Set up in the 1990s, the French NGO Solidarite enfants roumains abandonnes (SERA or Solidarity for abandoned Romanian children) has so far helped close several of the most infamous orphanages, building new, smaller centres instead. (
  • Moreover, under a law passed in 2002, children under the age of two can no longer be placed in orphanages, unless suffering from disabilities requiring constant medical assistance. (
  • We know that over 120,000 children are in Russian orphanages, most of whom will never get qualified medical treatment, parental love and tenderness. (
  • Remember that children from orphanages may never have been alone in a room, and will need a prolonged transition to sleeping by themselves. (
  • If the "cry-it-out" methods work as advertised, then why do kids from orphanages who've unfortunately been crying-it-out their whole lives sleep so poorly at first? (
  • The stalkers, sexual predators, and child abusers are everywhere in the digital world and lack of digital parenting may lead young tweens and teens having an affair with the cyber predator. (
  • Their concern about their ability to care for the children they already have, or to continue with their job, educational, or caregiving responsibilities, may leave them wracked with worry and fear. (
  • But when that institution was closed down and the children moved to Targu-Jiu, Iulia started getting the attention and care she needed. (
  • Another House Rabbit Society criteria is that an adult, not a child, be the rabbit's primary care-giver. (
  • Larson was a ward of the state-a foster care kid. (
  • It looks like many women get abortions, so they will be able to take care of the their existing children. (
  • How could I care for a child? (
  • Still children themselves, these girls are rarely mature enough to care for a child. (
  • The child was placed in the care of a relative. (
  • The Graves' have several biological children, but said they chose to adopt embryos for the same reason they choose to take in foster children-because they were abandoned children in need of a loving home. (
  • This music video exposes the truth behind psychiatric drugs and the effect of pill-pushing on children. (
  • At least 20 million children in the U.S. alone are given psychiatric drugs. (
  • Millions of couples who struggle with infertility have turned to in vitro fertilization (IVF), a process in which children are artificially created in a laboratory, and then later transferred to the mother's womb. (
  • Anyone out there give birth to a child born from another race. (
  • And then the schools can take it from there to give the child more of a direction. (
  • You can give your iPhone or iPad to your kids and they can themselves read the entire story. (
  • Whenever you give your child medication, you need to check the dosage carefully. (
  • You can also give your child paracetamol if she has a fever that's making her feel uncomfortable or unwell. (
  • Paracetamol is safe if you give your child the right dose for short periods of time. (
  • If your child is in a lot of pain, especially before the next dose of medication is due, it's OK to give paracetamol and ibuprofen. (
  • Make sure to record when you give each medication so you don't give your child too much. (
  • During one year, Americans fostered 44 disabled kids, while 188 children with special needs found new families in Russia. (
  • For example, one study found that children ages 8 to 17 who ate the most salt were 36 percent more likely to develop high blood pressure than those who ate the least, Heller said. (
  • The child was found around 9 a.m. Tuesday morning at Wilson's Food Center on West College Street, Florence police said. (
  • Lovely film showing the daily work of nurse in a tuberculosis unit for children. (
  • Sherri Shepherd was recently ordered to pay child support to her ex-husband, Lamar Sally, months after she was declared the legal mother of a surrogate baby she said she doesn't want. (
  • Even if her mother treats other children in the house differently, the daughter is likely to believe that, somehow, it must be her fault that she's treated one way and her siblings another-and, besides, she remains hopeful that, somehow, she'll be able to change things. (
  • The programme aims to promote parental reflective functioning and combines practice elements from models of nurse home-visiting and mother-child psychotherapy. (
  • Being born a year later than her sister and because she wasn't the boy that her mother wanted, she felt rejected as a child. (
  • Mother was separated from child at or after birth. (
  • Mother was separated from child in first month. (
  • After all, their child has no medical problems, was not born to a drug or alcohol-addicted mother, and the doctor says the baby is just fine. (
  • Using smartphones, tablets and other gadgets has become more and more linked to sleep problems in children, such as not getting enough sleep or enough quality sleep. (
  • They don't want a child with special needs, and they don't want any problems down the road. (
  • Maybe you could also think about how you love this child so much that you'll do everything you can help him or her if there are any problems down the line. (
  • As far as other sleep difficulties go, the same poll revealed that 69% of all children experience one or more sleep problems, including stalling, bedtime resistance, and daytime sleepiness. (
  • African leaders should be ready and willing to actively participate in mitigating the negative effects of conflicts on children by setting up rehabilitation and rescue centers and embracing dialogue with opposing forces. (
  • How would you feel if your children and their children experienced the agony you are willing to inflict on others? (