postnatal care

Summary

Summary: The care provided a woman following the birth of a child.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Critical views on postpartum care expressed by new mothers
    Ann Rudman
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Campus Solna, Retzius väg 13, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:178. 2007
  2. pmc Immediate and early postnatal care for mothers and newborns in rural Bangladesh
    Uzma Syed
    Sang Newborn Lives, Save the Children USA, 2000 M St NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:508-18. 2006
  3. ncbi The effects of postpartum stress and social support on postpartum women's health status
    C H Hung
    College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 36:676-84. 2001
  4. ncbi Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
  5. ncbi Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works
    Oona M R Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1284-99. 2006
  6. pmc The use of antenatal and postnatal care: perspectives and experiences of women and health care providers in rural southern Tanzania
    Mwifadhi Mrisho
    Ifakara Health Institute formerly Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:10. 2009
  7. pmc Antenatal and postnatal care service utilization in southern Ethiopia: a population-based study
    N Regassa
    Institute of Environment, Gender and Development, Hawassa Univerity, SNNPR, Ethiopia
    Afr Health Sci 11:390-7. 2011
  8. ncbi Women's perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support: a metasynthesis
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Birth 38:49-60. 2011
  9. ncbi Going to scale with professional skilled care
    Marge Koblinsky
    ICDDR, B, Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 368:1377-86. 2006
  10. pmc Why don't some women attend antenatal and postnatal care services?: a qualitative study of community members' perspectives in Garut, Sukabumi and Ciamis districts of West Java Province, Indonesia
    Christiana R Titaley
    Sydney School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:61. 2010

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  1. pmc Critical views on postpartum care expressed by new mothers
    Ann Rudman
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Campus Solna, Retzius väg 13, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:178. 2007
    ..Characteristics of the women who spontaneously gave negative comments about postpartum care were compared with those who did not...
  2. pmc Immediate and early postnatal care for mothers and newborns in rural Bangladesh
    Uzma Syed
    Sang Newborn Lives, Save the Children USA, 2000 M St NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:508-18. 2006
    ....
  3. ncbi The effects of postpartum stress and social support on postpartum women's health status
    C H Hung
    College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 36:676-84. 2001
    ..Eastern sociocultural systems differ in many ways from Western ones, and these differences influence many aspects of the postpartum period...
  4. ncbi Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet 371:1936-44. 2008
    ..Therefore the project for advancing the health of newborns and mothers (Projahnmo) implemented a community-based intervention package through government and non-government organisation infrastructures to reduce neonatal mortality...
  5. ncbi Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what works
    Oona M R Campbell
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Lancet 368:1284-99. 2006
    ..Further delays in getting on with what works begs questions about the commitment of decision-makers to this goal...
  6. pmc The use of antenatal and postnatal care: perspectives and experiences of women and health care providers in rural southern Tanzania
    Mwifadhi Mrisho
    Ifakara Health Institute formerly Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, PO Box 78373, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:10. 2009
    ..Moreover, much less is known about the utilisation of postnatal care, by which we mean the care of mother and baby that begins one hour after the delivery until six weeks after ..
  7. pmc Antenatal and postnatal care service utilization in southern Ethiopia: a population-based study
    N Regassa
    Institute of Environment, Gender and Development, Hawassa Univerity, SNNPR, Ethiopia
    Afr Health Sci 11:390-7. 2011
    Access to antenatal care (ANC) and postnatal care (PNC) services has a great deal of impacts on major causes of infant death and significantly affects trends of mortality in a population...
  8. ncbi Women's perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support: a metasynthesis
    Virginia Schmied
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Birth 38:49-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this metasynthesis was to examine women's perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support, either professional or peer, to illuminate the components of support that they deemed "supportive."..
  9. ncbi Going to scale with professional skilled care
    Marge Koblinsky
    ICDDR, B, Centre for Health and Population Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Lancet 368:1377-86. 2006
    ..Teams of providers are the efficient option, creating the possibility of scaling up as much as 10 times more quickly than would be the case with deployment of solo health workers in home deliveries with dedicated or multipurpose workers...
  10. pmc Why don't some women attend antenatal and postnatal care services?: a qualitative study of community members' perspectives in Garut, Sukabumi and Ciamis districts of West Java Province, Indonesia
    Christiana R Titaley
    Sydney School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:61. 2010
    Antenatal, delivery and postnatal care services are amongst the recommended interventions aimed at preventing maternal and newborn deaths worldwide...
  11. ncbi Safeguarding maternal and newborn health: improving the quality of postnatal care in Kenya
    Charlotte Warren
    Population Council, General Accident Insurance House, Ralph Bunche Road, PO Box 17643, Nairobi 00500, Kenya
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:24-30. 2010
    ..To assess changes in the quality of care following the introduction of a new postnatal package...
  12. ncbi Women's views and experiences of postnatal hospital care in the Victorian Survey of Recent Mothers 2000
    Stephanie J Brown
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 3053
    Midwifery 21:109-26. 2005
    ..To investigate the views and experiences of postnatal hospital care of a representative sample of Victorian women who gave birth in Victoria, Australia, in 1999...
  13. ncbi Low postnatal care rates in two rural counties in Anhui Province, China: perceptions of key stakeholders
    Fangbiao Tao
    School of Public Health, Anhui Medical University, 81 Meishan Road, Hefei, Anhui Province 230032, PR China
    Midwifery 27:707-15. 2011
    to explore the perceptions of stakeholders on postnatal care and to describe the rate of postnatal home visits in two rural counties in Anhui Province, China.
  14. ncbi The effectiveness of birth plans in increasing use of skilled care at delivery and postnatal care in rural Tanzania: a cluster randomised trial
    Moke Magoma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
    Trop Med Int Health 18:435-43. 2013
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  15. ncbi Integrative review of research on general health status and prevalence of common physical health conditions of women after childbirth
    Ching Yu Cheng
    School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Womens Health Issues 18:267-80. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to describe the general health status and prevalence of common physical health conditions of postpartum mothers...
  16. pmc Improving quality of mother-infant relationship and infant attachment in socioeconomically deprived community in South Africa: randomised controlled trial
    Peter J Cooper
    School of Psychology, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6AL
    BMJ 338:b974. 2009
    ..To assess the efficacy of an intervention designed to improve the mother-infant relationship and security of infant attachment in a South African peri-urban settlement with marked adverse socioeconomic circumstances...
  17. pmc Interest of pregnant women in the use of SMS (short message service) text messages for the improvement of perinatal and postnatal care
    Gabriela Cormick
    Department of Mother and Child Health Research, Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Dr Emilio Ravignani 2024, Buenos Aires, C1414CPV, Argentina
    Reprod Health 9:9. 2012
    ..This information is not available and it is the basis to develop a strategy for improving maternal care via cell phones...
  18. ncbi Intra- and inter-household differences in antenatal care, delivery practices and postnatal care between last neonatal deaths and last surviving children in a peri-urban area of India
    Rohini Ghosh
    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
    J Biosoc Sci 42:511-30. 2010
    ..delivery, sterilization of instruments and application of antiseptic after removal of umbilical cord; (c) postnatal care, such as application of antiseptic to the navel and postnatal checkups; and (d) higher maternal age and ..
  19. ncbi Household knowledge and practices of newborn and maternal health in Haripur district, Pakistan
    R Khadduri
    Independent Health Consultant, formerly of Save the Children US, Islamabad, Pakistan
    J Perinatol 28:182-7. 2008
    ..To learn about household maternal and newborn health knowledge and practices to aid the design of newborn programming within Save the Children's Haripur Program...
  20. ncbi Continuum of care for maternal, newborn, and child health: from slogan to service delivery
    Kate J Kerber
    Saving Newborn Lives, Save the Children, Washington, DC, USA
    Lancet 370:1358-69. 2007
    ..babies and children); four through outpatient and outreach services (reproductive health, antenatal care, postnatal care and child health services); and one through integrated family and community care throughout the lifecycle...
  21. ncbi The postpartum visit: risk factors for nonuse and association with breast-feeding
    Michael C Lu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1329-36. 2002
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  22. pmc Protocol for a systematic review on inequalities in postnatal care services utilization in low- and middle-income countries
    Etienne V Langlois
    Research Centre of the University of Montreal Hospital Centre CRCHUM, 3875 St Urbain St, Montreal, QC H2W 1V1, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:55. 2013
    ..Utilization of essential obstetric care services including postnatal care (PNC) largely contributes to the reduction of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity...
  23. pmc Clean birth and postnatal care practices to reduce neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effect
    Hannah Blencowe
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    BMC Public Health 11:S11. 2011
    Annually over 520,000 newborns die from neonatal sepsis, and 60,000 more from tetanus. Estimates of the effect of clean birth and postnatal care practices are required for evidence-based program planning.
  24. ncbi Community based newborn care: a systematic review and metaanalysis of evidence: UNICEF-PHFI series on newborn and child health, India
    Siddhartha Gogia
    Department of Pediatrics, Max Hospital, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
    Indian Pediatr 48:537-46. 2011
    ..A systematic review of the evidence on community-based intervention packages to reduce NMR is essential for advocacy and action to reach MDG-4...
  25. ncbi Postnatal care: a cross-cultural and historical perspective
    Malin Eberhard-Gran
    Department of Psychosomatics and Health Behaviour, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Post Box 4404, Nydalen 0403, Oslo, Norway
    Arch Womens Ment Health 13:459-66. 2010
    ..Also, we present the current knowledge on the possible impact of postnatal care on mental health...
  26. ncbi Western Australian women's perceptions of the style and quality of midwifery postnatal care in hospital and at home
    Jennifer Fenwick
    Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Centre for Midwifery, Family and Child Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Women Birth 23:10-21. 2010
    ..This paper describes Western Australian (WA) women's perceptions of midwifery care in the early postpartum period...
  27. ncbi Postpartum thyroiditis and autoimmune thyroiditis in women of childbearing age: recent insights and consequences for antenatal and postnatal care
    A F Muller
    Department of Immunology, Erasmus University Medical Center, 3015 GD Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Endocr Rev 22:605-30. 2001
    ..Hence, postpartum thyroiditis is no longer considered a mild and transient disorder. Screening is considered...
  28. ncbi Redesigning postnatal care: a randomised controlled trial of protocol-based midwifery-led care focused on individual women's physical and psychological health needs
    C Macarthur
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Health Technol Assess 7:1-98. 2003
    To develop, implement and test the cost-effectiveness of redesigned postnatal care compared with current care on women's physical and psychological health.
  29. ncbi Randomized controlled trial to prevent excessive weight gain in pregnant women
    B A Polley
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1494-502. 2002
    ..8-11.4 kg). A significant number of normal-weight women and an even greater proportion of overweight women exceed these guidelines, which increases postpartum weight retention and may contribute to the development of obesity...
  30. ncbi Gestational weight gain and postpartum behaviors associated with weight change from early pregnancy to 1 y postpartum
    C M Olson
    Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:117-27. 2003
    ....
  31. pmc A qualitative study of the experiences and expectations of women receiving in-patient postnatal care in one English maternity unit
    Sarah Beake
    Kings College, London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:70. 2010
    Studies consistently highlight in-patient postnatal care as the area of maternity care women are least satisfied with...
  32. ncbi A randomized, controlled trial of nurse home visiting to vulnerable families with newborns
    K L Armstrong
    Royal Children s Hospital, Clayfield, Queensland, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 35:237-44. 1999
    ..This project aimed to evaluate the impact of a home visiting programme that targeted families where the child, for environmental reasons, was at great risk of poor health and developmental outcomes...
  33. ncbi Shifting landscapes: immigrant women and postpartum depression
    Marina Morrow
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Health Care Women Int 29:593-617. 2008
    ....
  34. ncbi Having a baby in Victoria 1989-2000: women's views of public and private models of care
    Fiona Bruinsma
    Centre for the Study of Mothers and Children s Health, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:20-6. 2003
    To assess and contrast women's views of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care based on data collected in three state-wide surveys of recent mothers conducted in 1989, 1994 and 2000.
  35. pmc PErineal Assessment and Repair Longitudinal Study (PEARLS): protocol for a matched pair cluster trial
    Debra E Bick
    King s College London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:10. 2010
    ..Implementation of a standardised training package to support effective perineal management practices could reduce perineal pain and other related postnatal morbidity for a substantial number of women...
  36. ncbi Elective cesarean delivery: does it have a negative effect on breastfeeding?
    Vincenzo Zanardo
    Department of Pediatrics, Padua University School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani, 3 35128 Padua, Italy
    Birth 37:275-9. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi Bakera, a herbal steam bath for postnatal care in Minahasa (Indonesia): documentation of the plants used and assessment of the method
    Isabelle S Zumsteg
    Institute of Systematic Botany, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Ethnopharmacol 111:641-50. 2007
    ..If applied under the guidance of an experienced person, during the late childbed, the bakera can be regarded as an effective and safe method for recuperation after child birth...
  38. pmc Does a referral from home to hospital affect satisfaction with childbirth? A cross-national comparison
    Wendy Christiaens
    Department of Sociology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:109. 2007
    ..We expect that a referral will result in lower satisfaction with childbirth, especially in Belgium...
  39. ncbi Early postnatal care among healthy newborns in 19 States: pregnancy risk assessment monitoring system, 2000
    Amy Lansky
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:277-84. 2006
    To examine early postnatal care among healthy newborns during 2000 in 19 states.
  40. ncbi Support for breastfeeding mothers: a systematic review
    Jim Sikorski
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, GKT School of Medicine, London, UK
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:407-17. 2003
    ..Evidence supports the promotion of exclusive breastfeeding as central to the management of diarrhoeal illness in partially breast-fed infants...
  41. ncbi Predictors of compliance with the postpartum visit among women living in healthy start project areas
    Allison S Bryant
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0132, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Matern Child Health J 10:511-6. 2006
    ..This study seeks to determine factors associated with compliance with a PPV among low-income women in the population served by fourteen Healthy Start sites...
  42. ncbi 'You're more likely to tell the GP if you're asked': women's views of care from general practitioners in the first postpartum year
    Stefanie Hartley
    Healthy Mothers Healthy Families Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:308-12. 2012
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  43. ncbi Community postpartum care needs assessment and systems development for low income families
    C Y Pistella
    Department of Health Services Administration, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 11:53-64. 1999
    ..Recommendations included: (a) earlier timing of postpartum visit, (b) community care sites and home visiting, (c) coordinated postpartum maternal and infant care, and (d) increased postpartum psychosocial and environmental services...
  44. ncbi Pregnancy in women with physical disabilities
    Suzanne C Smeltzer
    Center for Nursing Research, College of Nursing, Villanova University, PA 19085, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 36:88-96. 2007
    ..This article describes the preconception, antenatal, pregnancy, and postpartum issues of women with disabilities and suggests approaches to ensuring that women with disabilities have successful reproductive experiences...
  45. ncbi Postpartum emotional support: a qualitative study of women's and men's anticipated needs and preferred sources
    Heather J Rowe
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 19:46-52. 2013
    ..Increased provision of services that meet men's needs and public understanding and acceptance of Australian integrated models of primary postnatal mental health care are needed...
  46. pmc Effect of timing of first postnatal care home visit on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: a observational cohort study
    Abdullah H Baqui
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 339:b2826. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of the timing of first postnatal home visit by community health workers on neonatal mortality...
  47. ncbi Utilization of postnatal care among Nepalese women
    Subas Neupane
    School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, 33014, Tampere, Finland
    Matern Child Health J 17:1922-30. 2013
    This study investigated risk factors associated with the type of birth attendants and timing of postnatal care among a nationally representative sample of Nepalese women...
  48. ncbi Evaluating multi-dimensional aspects of postnatal hospital care
    Ann Rudman
    The Department of Woman and Child Health, Reproductive and Perinatal Health Division, Karolinska Institutet, Campus Solna, Retzius väg 13 A, Stockholm, Sweden
    Midwifery 24:425-41. 2008
    ....
  49. ncbi The six week postnatal check: women's choice of service provider
    E Nelson
    Dept of General Practice, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Mercers Medical Centre, Dublin 2
    Ir Med J 95:302-4. 2002
    ..Some possible misconceptions regarding provision of aspects of postnatal care were uncovered...
  50. ncbi Predictors of acceptance of a postpartum public health nurse home visit: findings from an Ontario survey
    Wendy A Sword
    School of Nursing, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:191-6. 2006
    ..To determine 1) rates of offer and uptake of a home visit provided through Ontario's universal Hospital Stay and Postpartum Home Visiting Program, and 2) predictors of acceptance of a home visit...
  51. ncbi Determinants of antenatal and postnatal care visits among Indigenous people in Bangladesh: a study of the Mru community
    M R Islam
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Rural Remote Health 11:1672. 2011
    Antenatal and postnatal care services are significant interventions to improve maternal health and prevent maternal and infant deaths. However, these services are poorly developed in Bangladesh, particularly among Indigenous women...
  52. ncbi Mothers' education and childhood mortality in Ghana
    Daniel Buor
    Faculty of Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
    Health Policy 64:297-309. 2003
    ..A linear regression model that illustrates the relationship between maternal education and childhood survival has emerged...
  53. ncbi The association between depressive symptoms and social support in Taiwanese women during the month
    Shu Shya Heh
    Department of Nursing, Fu Jen Catholic University, 510 Chung Cheng Road, Taipei County, Taiwan
    Int J Nurs Stud 41:573-9. 2004
    ..It is concluded that the ritual of doing the month provides valuable social support and may help to prevent postnatal depression in Taiwanese women...
  54. pmc Socio-economic inequalities in the use of postnatal care in India
    Abhishek Singh
    Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India
    PLoS ONE 7:e37037. 2012
    First, our objective was to estimate socio-economic inequalities in the use of postnatal care (PNC) compared with those in the use of care at birth and antenatal care...
  55. ncbi Gaining confidence and perspective: a phenomenological study of mothers' lived experiences caring for infants at home after neonatal unit discharge
    Marlies R Murdoch
    Acute Care Transport Services, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Adv Nurs 68:2008-20. 2012
    ..This paper is a report of a descriptive study of mothers' experiences in caring for preterm or term infants following discharge from a neonatal unit, including how they manage infant pain/discomfort...
  56. pmc Improving inpatient postnatal services: midwives views and perspectives of engagement in a quality improvement initiative
    Debra E Bick
    Kings College, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:293. 2011
    ..initiatives in the United Kingdom to enhance women's experiences of maternity care, improving in-patient postnatal care remains a low priority, although it is an aspect of care consistently rated as poor by women...
  57. ncbi Sustaining self-regulatory efficacy and psychological outcome expectations for postnatal exercise: effects of a group-mediated cognitive behavioural intervention
    A G Cramp
    Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Br J Health Psychol 14:595-611. 2009
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  58. ncbi The feasibility and effectiveness of pram walking groups for postpartum women in western Sydney
    Natalie Watson
    Area Health Promotion, Western Sydney Area Health Service, New South Wales
    Health Promot J Austr 16:93-9. 2005
    ..We provided postpartum women living in western Sydney with the opportunity to participate in weekly pram walking groups and evaluated the effect of the intervention on self-reported physical activity, mental health and social indicators...
  59. pmc Utilization of postnatal care for newborns and its association with neonatal mortality in India: an analytical appraisal
    Abhishek Singh
    Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:33. 2012
    ..However, the association between postnatal care (PNC) for newborns and neonatal mortality has not hitherto been examined...
  60. pmc Relationships between antenatal and postnatal care and post-partum modern contraceptive use: evidence from population surveys in Kenya and Zambia
    Mai Do
    Department of Global Health Systems and Development, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:6. 2013
    ..This study aims to add to the existing literature on associations between the use of antenatal (ANC) and post-natal care (PNC) and post-partum modern contraceptives...
  61. ncbi Maternal child home visiting program improves nursing practice for screening of woman abuse
    Sharon Vanderburg
    Algoma Public Health, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 27:347-52. 2010
    ..This study investigated changes in public health nurse practices and the incidence of abuse inquiry and disclosure...
  62. ncbi Pramwalking as postnatal exercise and support: an evaluation of the Stroll Your Way To Well-Being program and supporting resources in terms of individual participation rates and community group formation
    J Currie
    School of Human Movement Australian Catholic University, 40 Edward St, North Sydney, NSW 2060
    Aust J Midwifery 14:21-5. 2001
    ..Future studies need to focus on the prevention and treatment of postnatal depression through exercise...
  63. pmc Prevention of relapse in women who quit smoking during pregnancy
    C M McBride
    Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Center for Health Studies, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:706-11. 1999
    ..This study is an evaluation of relapse prevention interventions for smokers who quit during pregnancy...
  64. pmc Traditions and plant use during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum recovery by the Kry ethnic group in Lao PDR
    Vichith Lamxay
    Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 7:14. 2011
    ..This research aims to study those traditions and identify medicinal plant use...
  65. ncbi Factors associated with non-utilisation of postnatal care services in Indonesia
    C R Titaley
    School of Public Health, Room 129A, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:827-31. 2009
    b>Postnatal care helps prevent neonatal deaths. This study aims to examine factors associated with non-utilisation of postnatal care in Indonesia.
  66. ncbi Self-help groups can improve utilization of postnatal care by HIV-infected mothers
    Thu Anh Nguyen
    Faculty of Public Health, Hanoi Medical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
    J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 20:141-52. 2009
    ..in many developing countries, but many HIV-infected women in developing countries still receive insufficient postnatal care. This study explored the experience of 30 HIV-infected women in Vietnam in accessing HIV-related postnatal ..
  67. ncbi Evaluation of a 5-year programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection in Northern Uganda
    Laurence Ahoua
    Epicentre, Paris, France
    J Trop Pediatr 56:43-52. 2010
    ..Mother-to-child HIV cumulative transmission rate was 8.3%, and 15.5% when HIV-related deaths were considered. Improved tracking of HIV-exposed infants is needed in PMTCT programmes where access to early infant diagnosis is still limited...
  68. pmc Utilisation of postnatal care among rural women in Nepal
    Sulochana Dhakal
    Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:19. 2007
    b>Postnatal care is uncommon in Nepal, and where it is available the quality is often poor. Adequate utilisation of postnatal care can help reduce mortality and morbidity among mothers and their babies...
  69. pmc The early postnatal period: exploring women's views, expectations and experiences of care using focus groups in Victoria, Australia
    Della A Forster
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 324 328 Lt Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 8:27. 2008
    ..We aimed to gain a more in-depth understanding of women's views, expectations and experiences of early postnatal care.
  70. ncbi Skilled attendants for pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal care
    Luc de Bernis
    World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Br Med Bull 67:39-57. 2003
    ..Health care professionals as individual practitioners, leaders and informers have an important role in making this a reality...
  71. pmc Sample size and power estimation for studies with health related quality of life outcomes: a comparison of four methods using the SF-36
    Stephen J Walters
    Sheffield Health Economics Group, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield, Regent Court, 30 Regent St, Sheffield, United Kingdom, S1 4DA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 2:26. 2004
    ....
  72. ncbi Systematic review of the literature on postpartum care: effectiveness of postpartum support to improve maternal parenting, mental health, quality of life, and physical health
    Elizabeth Shaw
    Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Birth 33:210-20. 2006
    ....
  73. ncbi Effects of redesigned community postnatal care on womens' health 4 months after birth: a cluster randomised controlled trial
    C Macarthur
    Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    Lancet 359:378-85. 2002
    ..We undertook a cluster randomised controlled trial to assess community postnatal care that has been redesigned to identify and manage individual needs.
  74. ncbi Medicinal plant use in the practice of midwifery in rural Honduras
    Tamara Ticktin
    Department of Botany, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 3190 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    J Ethnopharmacol 96:233-48. 2005
    ..Suggestions for future ethnobotanical and ethnopharmacological studies on this topic are provided...
  75. ncbi Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled trial
    Dharma S Manandhar
    Mother and Infant Research Activities MIRA, PO Box 921, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Lancet 364:970-9. 2004
    ..90% of deliveries in the poorest quintile of households happen at home. We postulated that a community-based participatory intervention could significantly reduce neonatal mortality rates...
  76. pmc Postpartum traditions and nutrition practices among urban Lao women and their infants in Vientiane, Lao PDR
    H Barennes
    Department of Epidemiology, Institut Francophone pour la Médecine Tropicale, Vientiane, Laos
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:323-31. 2009
    ..To assess the traditional postpartum practices, mother and child nutritional status and associated factors...
  77. ncbi Addressing the midwifery workforce crisis: evaluating an employment model for undergraduate midwifery students at a tertiary maternity hospital in Melbourne, Australia
    Helen L McLachlan
    School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    Women Birth 24:173-9. 2011
    ..This study explored the pilot employment model from the perspective of the SMW_Div2 and hospital midwives...
  78. ncbi Integrating quality postnatal care into PMTCT in Swaziland
    G Mazia
    The United States Agency for International Development, Basic Support for Institutionalising Child Survival Project USAID BASICS, Arlington, VA, USA
    Glob Public Health 4:253-70. 2009
    ..Existing MNH services are inadequate, especially postnatal care (PNC) of mothers and babies, with delayed postnatal visits occurring at 4-6 weeks after delivery...
  79. pmc Plants used during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum healthcare in Lao PDR: a comparative study of the Brou, Saek and Kry ethnic groups
    Hugo de Boer
    Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 5:25. 2009
    ..It aims to identify culturally important traditions that may facilitate implementation of culturally appropriate healthcare...
  80. ncbi Delivery-related complications and early postpartum morbidity in Dhaka, Bangladesh
    N Fronczak
    ORCMacro, Calverton, MD, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:271-8. 2005
    ..To describe delivery-related complications and postpartum morbidity of women living in slum areas of Dhaka, Bangladesh...
  81. pmc PRISM (Program of Resources, Information and Support for Mothers): a community-randomised trial to reduce depression and improve women's physical health six months after birth [ISRCTN03464021]
    Judith Lumley
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, 251 Faraday St, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    BMC Public Health 6:37. 2006
    ..Fewer than one in three seek help in primary care despite frequent health care contacts...
  82. ncbi What mothers want: a postnatal survey
    E Emmanuel
    Mater Mothers' Hospital, Brisbane
    Aust J Midwifery 14:16-20. 2001
    ..Midwifery practice within the context of early postpartum discharge should seek to better serve new mothers by giving high priority for rest and information requirements...
  83. ncbi A review of the literature on debriefing or non-directive counselling to prevent postpartum emotional distress
    Jenny A Gamble
    School of Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Health, Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Kessels Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Midwifery 18:72-9. 2002
    ..Debriefing and non-directive counselling have been used as early interventions to reduce the prevalence of depression and post-traumatic stress...
  84. ncbi Factors that influence first-time mothers' choice and experience of early discharge
    Maria Löf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 20:323-30. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to describe factors that influenced first-time mothers' choice of and experiences during the first postnatal week, after early discharge without a domiciliary visit by the midwife...
  85. ncbi The single unit transfusion in post partum hemorrhage: A new perspective
    Vivek Nama
    Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals, Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 51:58-63. 2006
    ..This is especially true in bled- out obstetrics patients, where one unit may make the difference between a near death state and the possibility of slow recovery and survival...
  86. ncbi Baby friendly hospital practices: cesarean section is a persistent barrier to early initiation of breastfeeding
    Heather J Rowe-Murray
    The Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Birth 29:124-31. 2002
    ..This study was designed to test the hypothesis that hospital practices in the immediate postpartum period that are associated with operative intervention in delivery can affect first mother-infant contact and initiation of breastfeeding...
  87. ncbi Traditional postpartum practices among Thai women
    Pattaya Kaewsarn
    Lecturer, Suraburi College of Nursing, Suraburi, Thailand
    J Adv Nurs 41:358-66. 2003
    ..The postpartum period is noted for traditional practices related to rest, healing and the consumption of food and drinks, but a contemporary view of these practices is needed...
  88. ncbi Evidence of adequacy of postpartum care for immigrant women
    Deborah Katz
    Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 34:71-81. 2002
    ..Therefore a larger, more definitive investigation of these issues is imperative...
  89. ncbi Postpartum care attendance at a rural district hospital in Zambia
    Marieke Lagro
    Mpongwe Mission Hospital, Mpongwe, Copperbelt Province, Zambia
    Trop Doct 36:205-8. 2006
    ..Health workers need to inform pregnant women about the benefits of postpartum care and make them feel welcome to attend this health service, also when women decide to deliver at home...
  90. pmc Design of the New Life(style) study: a randomised controlled trial to optimise maternal weight development during pregnancy. [ISRCTN85313483]
    Ellen Althuizen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 6:168. 2006
    ..In this paper the design of the New Life(style) study is described as well as the content of the individually tailored intervention program, which focuses on controlling weight development during pregnancy...
  91. ncbi Impact of a mother-infant intervention in an indigent peri-urban South African context: pilot study
    Peter J Cooper
    Department of Psychology, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 180:76-81. 2002
    ..The question arises whether a community-based intervention could be beneficial...
  92. ncbi Risk factors for poor self-rated health in women at 2 months and 1 year after childbirth
    Erica Schytt
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:390-405. 2007
    ..To investigate risk factors for poor self-rated health (SRH) in primiparous and multiparous women 2 months and 1 year after childbirth in a nationwide Swedish sample...
  93. ncbi Is the organisation and structure of hospital postnatal care a barrier to quality care? Findings from a state-wide review in Victoria, Australia
    Helen L McLachlan
    Clinical School of Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Studies, La Trobe University, 3086, Australia
    Midwifery 24:358-70. 2008
    to describe the structure and organisation of hospital postnatal care in Victoria, Australia.
  94. ncbi A state-wide review of hospital postnatal care in Victoria, Australia: the views and experiences of midwives
    Jo Anne Rayner
    Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, 3086
    Midwifery 24:310-20. 2008
    to describe midwives' views and experiences of the provision and organisation of hospital-based postnatal care.
  95. pmc Costs and effectiveness of community postnatal support workers: randomised controlled trial
    C J Morrell
    Medical Care Research Unit, School of Health and Related Research ScHARR, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DA
    BMJ 321:593-8. 2000
    ..To establish the relative cost effectiveness of postnatal support in the community in addition to the usual care provided by community midwives...
  96. ncbi Patterns of maternal care seeking behaviours in rural Bangladesh
    Allisyn C Moran
    Project for Advancing Health of Newborns and Mothers PROJAHNMO, Sylhet, Bangladesh
    Trop Med Int Health 12:823-32. 2007
    ..This study examined definitions of care seeking for maternal health complications used by families in rural Bangladesh, and the frequency and determinants of locally-defined care seeking practices...
  97. ncbi Postnatal depression -- biological or cultural? A comparative study of postnatal women in the UK and Taiwan
    Y C Huang
    Department of Nursing, Fu Jen Catholic University, Shin Juang, Taipei County, Taiwan
    J Adv Nurs 33:279-87. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the factors which are associated with postnatal depression in the UK (United Kingdom) and Taiwan...
  98. ncbi New parents' experiences of postnatal care in Sweden
    Ingegerd M Hildingsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, SE 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
    Women Birth 20:105-13. 2007
    The aim was to study new parents' satisfaction with postnatal care and to estimate the proportion of fathers who were given the option of spending the night at the postnatal ward.
  99. pmc Postpartum practices of puerperal women and their influencing factors in three regions of Hubei, China
    Nian Liu
    Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan 430030, PR China
    BMC Public Health 6:274. 2006
    ..The present study aims to explore the postpartum dietary and health practices of puerperal women and identify their influential factors in three selected regions of Hubei, China...
  100. ncbi A randomized comparison of home visits and hospital-based group follow-up visits after early postpartum discharge
    G J Escobar
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program Perinatal Research Unit Division of Research, Oakland, California, USA
    Pediatrics 108:719-27. 2001
    ....
  101. ncbi Family suite: an innovative method to provide inexpensive postpartum care
    M T Parsons
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, USA
    Health Care Manage Rev 24:65-9. 1999
    ..This article describes the efforts of the administration, nursing staff, and medical staff of a large public urban hospital to develop an alternative to the forced early discharge of mothers and infants...

Research Grants64

  1. ENHANCED EVALUATION OF FETAL CNS WITH ULTRAFAST MRI
    Deborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..need for prenatal diagnosis of abnormal chromosomes, the tin mg of the delivery and preparation for emergent postnatal care of the infant...
  2. Maternal genitourinary infections and adverse perinatal outcomes
    Abdullah Hel Baqui; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..120 pregnant women/year, will be randomized either to provide the intervention or standard antenatal and postnatal care. For all women enrolled in the study, CHWs will conduct 2 antenatal and 4 postnatal home visits to provide ..
  3. Erythropoietin and Neurogenesis after Neonatal Stroke
    FERNANDO FRANCISCO GONZALEZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: Even in the era of improved prenatal monitoring and postnatal care, neonatal stroke remains a leading cause of neonatal death and disease, and represents a significant public ..
  4. Application of MR Spectroscopy Techniques to Animal Models of Obstetric Complicat
    APRIL ELIZABETH RONCA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..will lay important groundwork for identification of biomarkers of neuropsychiatric dysfunction and help specify translational goals for prenatal diagnosis and intervention, postnatal care and the establishment of developmental programs.
  5. Impact of a Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management Intervention on Cortisol Regul
    Guido G Urizar; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..cognitive coping and relaxation skills training) or a standard-of-care comparison arm (i.e., usual pre- and postnatal care) to examine whether women receiving the CBSM intervention will have significantly lower cortisol output and ..
  6. A Multi-'omic Analysis of the Vaginal Microbiome during Pregnancy
    Jerome F Strauss; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the roles these organisms play in the health of the female urogenital tract will lead to better, more efficient prenatal and postnatal care, likely leading to diminished levels of preterm birth and infant morbidity and mortality.
  7. Quality of Maternal Care Moderates the Developmental Consequences of Exposure to
    Elysia Poggi Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..role that maternal care plays in shaping a variety of developmental outcomes, little is known about whether postnatal care moderates prenatal stress exposures...
  8. FETAL TRACHEAL OCCLUSION FOR SEVERE DIAPHAGMATIC HERNIA
    Craig Albanese; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..between 24 and 28 weeks' gestation, and those who deliver at or near term and receive standard tertiary postnatal care. The sample population is a subset of fetuses with CHD who, by applying selected criteria developed in ..
  9. Effects of Prenatal Nutrition on Developmental Outcomes in the the Juvenile Baboo
    THAD BARTLETT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..data are needed on whether the risk conferred to offspring is moderated by factors during pregnancy or by the postnatal care-giving environment...
  10. WOMEN'S EXP OF POSTPARTUM CARE DURING 1ST WK AFTER BIRTH
    CHRISTA KELLEHER; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..factors that impact upon the provision of care, this qualitative study will help researchers and policymakers better assess how the social aspects of postnatal care potentially affect the health of women and babies.
  11. FETAL GROWTH AND SMALL-FOR-GESTATIONAL-AGE BIRTHS
    Robert Goldenberg; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..Data will be obtained on sociodemographic, nutritional, lifestyle, prenatal, labor, delivery, and postnatal care.
  12. OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTH
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  13. Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse Women
    Lorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Hospital strategies to improve outcome performance
    ELIZABETH HOWE BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will work on dissemination strategies with CMS, JCAHO, American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Health Association (AHA), the Veteran's Administration (VA), and the VHA. ..
  15. 'Training in Endocrinology and Neurobiology of Aging'
    Caleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Opportunities for human studies on aging, including ethnic differences in aging processes, are provided through the Alzheimer Disease Research Center and the Diabetes Research Center. ..
  16. Development of antisocial behavior in early adulthood
    KENNETH DODGE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This research will contribute both to basic theories of antisocial development and to prevention science and public policy. ..
  17. NEW MEDIATORS OF CLINICAL LUNG MATURATION
    Alan Jobe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A goal is to identify a mediator with potential for clinical use to induce lung maturation. ..
  18. Multi-site Prevention of Adolescent Conduct Problems
    KENNETH DODGE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Acceptance Therapy During Methadone Detoxification
    Angela Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Effective treatment provided in conjunction with detoxification from agonist medication could result in significant decreases in the substantial health and social costs associated with chronic opiate dependence. ..
  20. Antecedent Risk Factors Associated with Cerebral Palsy
    William Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will allow us to link the databases and start initial data analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in China
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will initiate the intervention in the control markets from 12/06-12/07. We will participate in publishing cross-site papers throughout the next three years. ..
  22. Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in Nepal
    LUKE MULLANY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Examination of alternate cutoffs for defining hypothermia severity may improve design of low-cost technologies for identification and subsequent management of hypothermic infants in the community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Family Decision Making and Burden Under High-Deductible Health Plans
    Tracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..They will also create essential building blocks for future studies of how cost containment approaches affect the health of children, parents, and families. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Feasibility and Pilot Efficacy of Flash-heated Breastmilk to Reduce Pediatric HIV
    Caroline Chantry; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women
    Colleen Keller; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..intervention program, "Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic Women," grounded in prior research with ethnically diverse women, to promote the initiation and maintenance of regular PA, and reduce cardiovascular risk among Hispanic women ..
  26. For-Profit Ownership and End-of-Life Care
    Elizabeth Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Relevance in lay language: We will generate knowledge about the influence of for-profit hospice ownership on the experiences of patients with cancer and their families. ..
  27. The Population-Based Effectiveness in Asthma and Lung Diseases (PEAL) Network
    Tracy A Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project is innovative in that we will link claims, electronic medical record, patient, and provider data, and will build new linkages with a Medicaid plan to include vulnerable groups who are disproportionately burdened by asthma. ..
  28. Neonatal Resuscitation and Preterm Lung Injury
    Alan H Jobe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This translational research should result in changes in resuscitation procedures for preterm infants. ..
  29. MRI of Fetal Ventriculomegaly: Morphology and Outcome
    Deborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Planning Grant for Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award
    Thomas Buchanan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Mobilizing Health Workers for HIV Prevention in Malawi
    Kathleen Norr; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The project will strengthen research capacities of the collaborating college of nursing and the district and rural clinic health workers. Low cost and use of existing infrastructure facilitate high transferability. ..
  32. NEONATAL TRAINING GRANT
    Alan Jobe; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The goal for this training grant is to support only research training for Neonatologists who have the potential and motivation to become successful research oriented academic neonatologists. ..
  33. Long-term Healthcare Effects of Domestic Violence
    Robert Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. HOW MUCH DOES SHE REALLY DRINK? AN HMO INTERVENTION
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Clinical Measures to Lower Genital Tract Trauma at Birth
    Leah Albers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  36. GESTATIONAL DIABETES: DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA AND OUTCOMES
    Assiamira Ferrara; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  37. INTERVENTIONS FOR SUBSTANCE USING YOUTH LIVING WITH HIV
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  38. Mentor Mothers: A Sustainable Family Intervention in South African Townships
    Mary J Rotheram Borus; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The intervention's impact will be assessed over 15 months in a design that is a blend of an efficacy and effectiveness trial. ..
  39. LUNG PHOSPHOLIPID APPEARANCE AND STABILITY
    Alan Jobe; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  40. SYMPOSIUM ON ORGANISMS WITH SLOW AGING
    Caleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A volunteer poster session will expand the range of organisms on the formal program and support the development of further interests by students and by researchers not so far identified with this new area. ..
  41. Bioactivity and Vitamins in Flash-heated Breastmilk
    Caroline Chantry; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Information from these analyses will be used in linear programming to predict how the described changes in nutrient content of milk due to heating would affect the overall dietary needs of the child and the associated costs. ..
  42. CRP, inflammation, and neurodegeneration during aging
    Caleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..F1 hybrids will be made with APPswe/ind and the existing systemic huCRPtg (Y1) and with the neuron-specific huCRPtg (when available). The F1 hybrids will be examined for changes in deposits of Abeta-amyloid. ..
  43. Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury
    Heather Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to publications, data from this mentored research will be used to develop additional, independent research awards. ..
  44. How Much and Why Does Class Size Matter?
    Ashlesha Datar; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Postpartum Depression: Omega-3 FA vs Placebo
    Marlene Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These doses should provide an adequate test of the efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids while being safe for the mother and breastfeeding baby. ..
  46. PATHOGENESIS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES IN LATINO WOMEN
    Thomas Buchanan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The information will be important for the design of strategies to identify high-risk individuals and reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes. ..
  47. Comparative effectiveness of diabetes prevention strategies in women with GDM
    Assiamira Ferrara; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finding that this intervention is cost-effective in this setting should motivate its adoption at KP as well as in other health care systems. ..
  48. Postnatal Consequences of Fetal Inflammation
    Alan Jobe; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This research will use clinically relevant prenatal exposures and postnatal sensitization to establish under controlled conditions any link between antenatal inflammation and the hygiene hypothesis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Decision Analysis of Otitis Media Vaccination Strategies
    Tracy Lieu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The decision analytic model will yield information toward the optimal choices for current scientific inquiry, and will also provide a foundation for updated analyses as otitis media vaccines are further developed and tested. ..
  50. ApoJ (Clusterin) in Alzheimer's Disease and Aging
    Caleb Finch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In vitro studies with primary glial cultures from wildtype and apoJ-deficient mice will examine mechanisms of apoJ in microglial activation and in the sensitivity of neurons to AB. ..
  51. UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESS
    Susheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. MOTHERS LIVING WITH HIV AND THEIR ADOLESCENT CHILDREN
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. HEALTH RELATED INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV
    MARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. TRANSLATING CHLAMYDIA SCREENING GUIDELINES INTO PRACTICE
    Robert Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In order to further enhance generalizability, we will test selected implementation strategies in a network-model managed care setting. ..
  55. Sepsis and Critical Illness in Babies > 34 Weeks Gestation
    GABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  56. Improving contraceptive use/practices among young women
    Melissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  57. Pathways from Childhood Personality Traits to Midlife Metabolic Syndrome
    Sarah Hampson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. NIH D.C. INITIATIVE TO REDUCE INFANT MORTALITY
    Ayman El Mohandes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The impact of the intervention on fathers and kinship and how they relate to the mother/infant dyad will also be analyzed. ..
  59. A Run-to-Run Algorithm for Glucose Regulation
    Lois Jovanovic; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The exchange of personnel will be facilitated, allowing the student and post-doc supported on this project to work at both the institute and the university over the span of the project ..
  60. Zinc, Mental Health and School Performance in Mexico
    ARYEH STEIN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. HIV Prevention/Alcohol Treatment in a Russian TB Sample
    Michael Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is hoped that these programs can reduce the spread of HIV infection and TB in Russia and neighboring countries. ..
  62. Opiod Addiction in Primary Care Chronic Pain Patients
    Michael Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Summary: This would be the first large prevalence survey conducted in the US health care system to assess rates of addiction in a primary care chronic pain population. ..