Conflict between divorced parents can lead to mental health problems in children, study finds

A study has found that when children are exposed to conflict between their divorced or separated parents, they experience fear of abandonment. This worry about being abandoned in response to interparental conflict was associated with future mental health problems in … Read more…

Mothers of children with autism found to have significantly different metabolite levels

Blood sample analysis showed that, two to five years after they gave birth, mothers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) had several significantly different metabolite levels compared to mothers of typically developing children. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN … Read more…

COVID-19 may deepen depression, anxiety, and PTSD among pregnant and postpartum women

In a new study, researchers surveyed pregnant women and those who had recently given birth, finding concerning rates of depression, generalized anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, which were found to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related grief and health worries. … Read more…