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2013-04-26 10:01:42

Children who are exposed to negative parenting — including abuse, neglect but also overprotection — are more likely to experience childhood bullying by their peers, according to a meta-analysis of 70 studies of more than 200,000 children. The research, led by the University of Warwick and published in the journal Child Abuse & Neglect, found the effects of poor parenting were stronger for children who are both a victim and perpetrator of bulling (bully-victims) than...

2013-04-19 16:21:45

Additional legislation and guidance around surrogate pregnancy is needed for healthcare professionals, says a new review published today (19th April) in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG). The review looks at the medico-legal challenges of surrogacy in modern obstetrics, highlighting recent changes in UK laws, the guidelines and legislation available and the legal requirements for parenthood and parental rights. The number of surrogate pregnancies in the UK is unknown, since...

2013-03-29 23:15:04

On Saturday, April 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Fatherhood Matters Inc., a San Antonio, Texas based non-profit organization will host I.AM.A.FATHER, an event in partnership with Identigene, providing a limited number of free DNA paternity tests to San Antonio families. The event is being held at the Boys & Girls Club of San Antonio. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 On Saturday, April 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Fatherhood Matters Inc., a San Antonio, Texas based non-profit...

2013-03-11 23:01:16

Paternity lab centers' growth is due to an increase in the number of visitors to its website which has gone from an average of 1200 to 2400 a week. (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 There are some who would say that the economy is in a terrible state but you can´t tell that to Kip Charles, the owner of the Paternity Lab Center. His business according to his accounts has seen growth each and every month for the last three months and he doesn´t see any end to growth in sight as yet. “We...

2013-02-26 11:34:14

Up to 10% of all women experience some form of elevated blood pressure during pregnancy. Researchers from the Centre for Social Evolution at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen show that mild maternal hypertension early in pregnancy actually benefits the fetus, but that late-pregnancy hypertension has negative health consequences for the child. The study is based on more than 750,000 births in Denmark, with follow-up data on children's hospital diagnoses for up to 27 years....

2013-01-22 23:01:58

Over 140,000 Resources Delivered to Air National Guard and Army Family Programs Around the World to Build Resilience in Military Families Germantown, MD (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) has completed the delivery of over 140,000 fatherhood skill-building resources to 47 Air National Guard Airman and Family Readiness Programs and 71 Army New Parent Support Programs across the United States and around the world. In the Air National Guard, the resources -- which...

2013-01-04 05:00:47

Parenting classes and other gifts for parents in January for International Child-Centered Divorce Month. Carson City, Nevada (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 OnlineParentingPrograms.com is part of a growing group of professionals who will participate in International Child-Centered Divorce Month. International Child-Centered Divorce Month will be commemorated in January. The entire month is dedicated to alerting parents about the effects of divorce on children — especially the impact of...


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