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COVID-19 and Wellbeing During Pregnancy

Our goal is to understand how the coronavirus (COVID-19)pandemic affects psychological well being and stress during andafter pregnancy. The knowledge gained from this research willinform support services for families during this challenging time.We will follow participants during each trimester of pregnancyand 6 weeks postpartum. Participants began Phase 1 of the studywhen they were in their […]

Ontario Parent Survey reveals troubling trends

HAMILTON, ON — McMaster University and Offord Centre for Child Studies researchers have released the results of a province-wide online survey, the Ontario Parent Survey. The purpose of study, which was conducted between May 5 and June 19, is to help understand what families with children are experiencing in the context of COVID-19, and what […]

COVID-19 and Wellbeing During Pregnancy Study

The goal of this research is to understand how the Coronavirus pandemic affects psychological well being and stress during and after pregnancy.

Examining the effects of household chaos on child executive functions: A meta-analysis

Household chaos describes a home environment characterized by disorganization (e.g. clutter, crowding, ambient noise) and instability (e.g. lack of routines, frequent moves, changes in caregivers)