PP12PaternalChild09.ppt

PP12PaternalChild09.ppt - Children fare better when their...

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Unformatted text preview: Children fare better when their fathers are involved in their health care  Fathers health affects their childrens health in many areas  Fathers play a crucial role supporting mothers during the perinatal per iod and beyond Very little research on fathers in the perinatal period  Emphasis on mother  Little is known about role or influence of father in this period predispositions  Toxic substances that reduce fertility or or alter genetic material  Eggs and sperm are vulnerable to damage for 3-4 months before conception  Higher incidence of birth defects and certain conditions (Down, autism) with  Testing for HIV and other STDs Financial issues  Relationship to mother  Paternity  Planned vs. unplanned...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2011 for the course FMSC498A 498A taught by Professor Professorwallen during the Fall '09 term at Maryland.

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