Columba K Mbekenga

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Postpartum experiences of first-time fathers in a Tanzanian suburb: a qualitative interview study
    Columba K Mbekenga
    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Midwifery 27:174-80. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Joy, struggle and support: postpartum experiences of first-time mothers in a Tanzanian suburb
    Columba K Mbekenga
    School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Women Birth 24:24-31. 2011
  3. pmc Informal support to first-parents after childbirth: a qualitative study in low-income suburbs of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Columba K Mbekenga
    Department of Community Health Nursing, School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:98. 2011
  4. pmc Prolonged sexual abstinence after childbirth: gendered norms and perceived family health risks. Focus group discussions in a Tanzanian suburb
    Columba K Mbekenga
    Department of Community Health Nursing, School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:4. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing mothers' concerns in the postpartum period: methodological issues
    Helen I Lugina
    School of Nursing, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, PO Box 65004, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Adv Nurs 48:279-90. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic characteristics of fathers of children born to teenage mothers in Stockholm, Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 31:73-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Reproductive history and involvement in pregnancy and childbirth of fathers of babies born to teenage mothers in Stockholm, Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Midwifery 19:87-95. 2003
  8. pmc Unintentional and violent injuries among pre-school children of teenage mothers in Sweden: a national cohort study
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Public Health Sciences, IHCAR, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:680-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing a theoretical framework on postpartum care from Tanzanian midwives' views on their role
    Helen I Lugina
    Faculty of Nursing, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Midwifery 18:12-20. 2002

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint Postpartum experiences of first-time fathers in a Tanzanian suburb: a qualitative interview study
    Columba K Mbekenga
    Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Midwifery 27:174-80. 2011
    ..to explore postpartum experiences of first-time fathers in a multicultural, low-income, suburban Tanzanian setting...
  2. doi request reprint Joy, struggle and support: postpartum experiences of first-time mothers in a Tanzanian suburb
    Columba K Mbekenga
    School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Women Birth 24:24-31. 2011
    ..To explore and describe postpartum experiences of first-time mothers in a Tanzanian, multiethnic, low-income suburb...
  3. pmc Informal support to first-parents after childbirth: a qualitative study in low-income suburbs of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Columba K Mbekenga
    Department of Community Health Nursing, School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 11:98. 2011
    ..This study aimed to explore discourses on health related informal support to first-time parents after childbirth in low-income suburbs of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  4. pmc Prolonged sexual abstinence after childbirth: gendered norms and perceived family health risks. Focus group discussions in a Tanzanian suburb
    Columba K Mbekenga
    Department of Community Health Nursing, School of Nursing, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:4. 2013
    ..This study explored discourses on prolonged postpartum sexual abstinence in relation to family health after childbirth in low-income suburbs of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania...
  5. ncbi request reprint Assessing mothers' concerns in the postpartum period: methodological issues
    Helen I Lugina
    School of Nursing, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, PO Box 65004, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    J Adv Nurs 48:279-90. 2004
    ..This paper reports a study evaluating the sensitivity of a semi-structured interview schedule and card sort methods in assessing postpartum concerns of women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic characteristics of fathers of children born to teenage mothers in Stockholm, Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 31:73-6. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study was to describe and compare the socioeconomic situation of fathers of children born to teenage mothers with those of children born to average-aged mothers...
  7. ncbi request reprint Reproductive history and involvement in pregnancy and childbirth of fathers of babies born to teenage mothers in Stockholm, Sweden
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Midwifery 19:87-95. 2003
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  8. pmc Unintentional and violent injuries among pre-school children of teenage mothers in Sweden: a national cohort study
    Cecilia Ekeus
    Department of Public Health Sciences, IHCAR, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:680-5. 2004
    ..This study investigates the risk and mediating mechanisms of unintentional and violent injuries in pre-school children of teenage mothers...
  9. ncbi request reprint Developing a theoretical framework on postpartum care from Tanzanian midwives' views on their role
    Helen I Lugina
    Faculty of Nursing, Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Midwifery 18:12-20. 2002
    ..to describe a theoretical framework developed from the views of midwives in relation to provision of systematic postpartum care...