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Mothers and Daughters, A Study through TV

There is nothing better than a scene of ultra witty banter at the local cafe between Rory and Lorelai. It warms my heart the same way Christmas festivities do. 604 more words


Fatimata is my Macondo mom. In one of the first meetings I had with a Farmer Based Organization (FBO) from the village, I asked Rauf, my… 508 more words


Maternal depression - the nature and scale of the problem

Maternal depression has a number of negative consequences for the woman herself.

These include loss of functioning (inability to perform everyday tasks or social roles), loss of interest in self-care and child care, behaviour that affects other health conditions (for example, poor adherence to antiretroviral treatment for HIV), and risk of suicide or self-harm. 98 more words

Maternal Mental Health

The Fascinations of Halliday, or The Perils Of Ignoring Old Research

Way back in the mysterious depths of time (aka 2002) when I was still something of a newbie and early on in my family history journey (following a move from the UK to France where I suddenly had a lot of time on my hands…), I was in correspondence with a distant relative based in Queensland, Australia. 1,019 more words

Genealogy Talk

Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy Leaves Its Lasting Mark On The Child's Genetic Make-Up

If mothers smoke during pregnancy, they influence the epigenetic programming of their unborn child’s genetic make-up in the long term. This may give rise to an increased risk of the development of disease risks later in the child’s life. 817 more words


Canadian Guidelines for Exercise during Pregnancy & the Postpartum Period

In 2003, the Society for Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC) and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) published joint guidelines for physical activity in pregnancy. 579 more words