Category Archives: Research

U.S. Women Today More Likely to Have Children Than a Decade Ago

A study published earlier this year by the Pew Research Center suggests while U.S. women may be waiting longer, they are more likely to have children today than a decade ago.

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Children of Divorce & Step-Parenting: A Statistical Letter to Blended Families

The late Judith S. Wallerstein changed the way we perceived how divorce affected children when she began a study in 1971 of 131 children from 60 divorced families and followed those children for the next 25 years.

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AAP Study Suggests Child’s History of Self-Harm Risk Factors Does Not Influence Parents when Securing Firearms in the Home

A recent student published by American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP News & Journals Gateway) outlines the number of children living in homes where firearms are easily accessible and self-harm risk factors.

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Myths & Mis-characterizations About Postpartum Depression and Related Illnesses

In an effort to ensure the public does not stigmatize women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, Mom-Mentum.org, a nonprofit agency that offers information and education about the challenges, realities, and value of mothering, has broken down the meaning of “postpartum depression.”

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