Mindfulness Practice in Pregnancy as an Intervention to Decrease Prenatal Stress During the COVID19 Pandemic

Condition:   Prenatal Stress Intervention:   Behavioral: Virtual Mindfulness Meditation Sponsor:   University of Pennsylvania Recruiting
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., DECEMBER 5, 2021 – Johnson &Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today announced preliminary results from an independent study, including a subset of participants from the Janssen-sponsored COV2008 study, conducted by Dan Barouch, M.D., Ph.D., et al. of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), which showed that a booster shot of the Johnson &Johnson COVID-19 vaccine (Ad26.COV2.S), administered at six months after a two-dose primary regimen of BNT162b2, increased both antibody and T-cell responses. These results demonstrate the potential benefits of heterologous boosting (mix-and-match)....
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Like many countries, the government of Bangladesh also imposed stay-at-home orders to restrict the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (COVID-19) in March, 2020. Epidemiological studies w...
Source: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
Conclusions: We conclude that the AnCAn Scale holds good psychometric properties, and it identifies and distinguishes 2 latent factors: (1) anxiety related to acquiring infection and (2) anxiety related to spreading infection and social role obligations, which are compositely related to anxiety specific to COVID-19 and pregnancy.PMID:34861747 | DOI:10.4088/PCC.21m03038
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By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Dec 3 2021 (IPS) As the world observes the International Day of Persons with Disabilities today, we honour the leadership of persons with disabilities and their tireless efforts to build a more inclusive, accessible and sustainable world. At the same time, we resolve to work harder to ensure a society that is open and accommodating of all. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaAn estimated 690 million persons with disabilities, around 15 per cent of the total population, live in the Asia-Pacific region. Many of them continue to be excluded from socio-economic and political participation...
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Advice for pregnant employees on risk assessments in the workplace and occupational health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 2 December 2021Updated to reflect changes around face covering guidance. 2 November 2021Updated to reflect changes surrounding shielding requirements and to provide more information on vaccines.
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ConclusionThe pandemic caused additional anxiety for pregnant women. This was exacerbated by uncertainty about the effects of COVID-19 on pregnancy and unclear messaging about restrictions. More interactive and personalized communication is required to support women to cope with uncertainty during a pandemic. The birth partner plays an important role as an advocate for women and excluding them from pregnancy care caused additional anxiety for pregnant women. Containment strategies for a pandemic should be developed with this in mind, to view the family as a unit rather than the woman in isolation.
Source: Irish Journal of Medical Science - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
In the face of COVID-19 pandemic it was necessary to find global solutions to achieving sustainable development. Credit: APDABy Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, South Africa, Dec 1 2021 (IPS) COVID-19 highlighted significant gaps in the world’s ability to deal with pandemics, and it’s crucial these are addressed to mitigate the impacts of future global health problems, Masato Kanda, Japan’s Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, told a recent online meeting of parliamentarians. The meeting with the theme ‘Nairobi Commitments Follow-up under COVID-19’ heard that the gaps were serious a...
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INTRODUCTION: and importance: Limited data are available about various effects of COVID-19 on pregnancy. On the other hand, the COVID-19 pandemic could exacerbate anxiety or schizophrenia symptoms. CASE PRESENTATION: The patient is a 5-day-old newborn, who...
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by Sylvie Epelboin, Julie Labrosse, Jacques De Mouzon, Patricia Fauque, Marie-Jos é Gervoise-Boyer, Rachel Levy, Nathalie Sermondade, Laetitia Hesters, Marianne Bergère, Claire Devienne, Philippe Jonveaux, Jade Ghosn, Fabienne Pessione BackgroundTo the best of our knowledge, no study has exhaustively evaluated the association between maternal morbidities and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) during the first wave of the pandemic in pregnant women. We investigated, in natural conceptions and assisted reproductive technique (ART) pregnancies, whether maternal morbidities were more frequent in pregnant women w...
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