Health

The list below has been broken up to make it easier to find the types of resources you need.

Research

Burgen, B.(2010) Women with Cognitive Impairment and Unplanned or Unwanted Pregnancy
Collings, S., & Llewellyn, G. (2012) Children of parents with intellectual disability: Facing poor outcomes or faring okay?
Emerson, E. & Brigham, P. (2014) The developmental health of children of parents with intellectual disabilities: Cross sectional study
Höglund, B., Lindgren, P., & Larsson, M. (2012) Pregnancy and birth outcomes of women with intellectual disability in Sweden: A national register study
Höglund, B., Lindgren, P., & Larsson, M. (2012) Newborns of mothers with intellectual disability have a higher risk of perinatal death and being small for gestational age
Monsen, K., Sanders, A., Yu, F., Radosevich, D., & Geppert, J. (2011) Family Home Visiting Outcomes for Mothers With and Without Intellectual Disabilities

Practice

Tools

Healthy Start for Me & My Baby
The Me and My Baby resource promotes the health and wellbeing of pregnant women with learning difficulties, during pregnancy and childbirth. It includes a book for pregnant women with learning difficulties who use it in consultation with their midwife or pregnancy care worker, at home or in the clinic. The resource includes a guide for practitioners.
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