We are looking for women in the Kingston area who have delivered their first child approximately one year ago. Our study consists of a physical assessment of your trunk muscles using ultrasound imaging.
The University of Toronto is conducting a Canada-wide study to learn about the challenges new mothers AND fathers experience together in the first two years of their baby’s life.
Over the past year, we conducted a study looking at brain development and function in children who's mom experienced preeclampsia in pregnancy.
Over the past decade a number of women at Kingston General Hospital participated in a research study on the influences of Type 1 Diabetes on the immune system of women during pregnancy.
The laws surrounding IVF in Quebec have come under scrutiny recently as changes that would greatly reduce the availability and coverage of treatments have been proposed.
A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics and highlighted in the Globe and Mail examined the long-term neurodevelopment effects of delayed cord blood clamping.
Researchers at the University of Toronto would like to hear about the pregnancy, labour, birth and mothering experiences of physically disabled women. They are interested in your recommendations to improve care experiences!
The sex of a baby and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can now provide insight into a woman’s risk of diabetes after delivery and in a subsequent pregnancy, according to a new study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).
There are numerous benefits of skin-to-skin contact between mom and baby. Baby's temperature, heart rate and breathing are more stable. Baby's skin can be colonized by the same bacteria as mom, thought to be important in the prevention of allergies.