Summary: The care provided a woman following the birth of a child.
Publications243 found, 100 shown here
- Critical views on postpartum care expressed by new mothersAnn 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...
- Immediate and early postnatal care for mothers and newborns in rural BangladeshUzma 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....
- The effects of postpartum stress and social support on postpartum women's health statusC 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...
- Effect of community-based newborn-care intervention package implemented through two service-delivery strategies in Sylhet district, Bangladesh: a cluster-randomised controlled trialAbdullah 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...
- Strategies for reducing maternal mortality: getting on with what worksOona 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...
- The use of antenatal and postnatal care: perspectives and experiences of women and health care providers in rural southern TanzaniaMwifadhi 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 ..
- Antenatal and postnatal care service utilization in southern Ethiopia: a population-based studyN Regassa
Institute of Environment, Gender and Development, Hawassa Univerity, SNNPR, Ethiopia
Afr Health Sci 11:390-7. 2011Access 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...
- Women's perceptions and experiences of breastfeeding support: a metasynthesisVirginia 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."..
- Going to scale with professional skilled careMarge 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...
- 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, IndonesiaChristiana R Titaley
Sydney School of Public Health, Edward Ford Building A27, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:61. 2010Antenatal, delivery and postnatal care services are amongst the recommended interventions aimed at preventing maternal and newborn deaths worldwide...
- Safeguarding maternal and newborn health: improving the quality of postnatal care in KenyaCharlotte 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...
- Women's views and experiences of postnatal hospital care in the Victorian Survey of Recent Mothers 2000Stephanie 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...
- Low postnatal care rates in two rural counties in Anhui Province, China: perceptions of key stakeholdersFangbiao Tao
School of Public Health, Anhui Medical University, 81 Meishan Road, Hefei, Anhui Province 230032, PR China
Midwifery 27:707-15. 2011to 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.
- The effectiveness of birth plans in increasing use of skilled care at delivery and postnatal care in rural Tanzania: a cluster randomised trialMoke Magoma
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bugando Medical Centre and Teaching Hospital, Mwanza, Tanzania
Trop Med Int Health 18:435-43. 2013....
- Integrative review of research on general health status and prevalence of common physical health conditions of women after childbirthChing 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...
- Improving quality of mother-infant relationship and infant attachment in socioeconomically deprived community in South Africa: randomised controlled trialPeter 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...
- Interest of pregnant women in the use of SMS (short message service) text messages for the improvement of perinatal and postnatal careGabriela 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...
- 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 IndiaRohini 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 ..
- Household knowledge and practices of newborn and maternal health in Haripur district, PakistanR 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...
- Continuum of care for maternal, newborn, and child health: from slogan to service deliveryKate 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...
- The postpartum visit: risk factors for nonuse and association with breast-feedingMichael C Lu
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1329-36. 2002....
- Protocol for a systematic review on inequalities in postnatal care services utilization in low- and middle-income countriesEtienne 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...
- Clean birth and postnatal care practices to reduce neonatal deaths from sepsis and tetanus: a systematic review and Delphi estimation of mortality effectHannah Blencowe
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
BMC Public Health 11:S11. 2011Annually 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.
- Community based newborn care: a systematic review and metaanalysis of evidence: UNICEF-PHFI series on newborn and child health, IndiaSiddhartha 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...
- Postnatal care: a cross-cultural and historical perspectiveMalin 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...
- Western Australian women's perceptions of the style and quality of midwifery postnatal care in hospital and at homeJennifer 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...
- Postpartum thyroiditis and autoimmune thyroiditis in women of childbearing age: recent insights and consequences for antenatal and postnatal careA 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...
- Redesigning postnatal care: a randomised controlled trial of protocol-based midwifery-led care focused on individual women's physical and psychological health needsC Macarthur
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, UK
Health Technol Assess 7:1-98. 2003To develop, implement and test the cost-effectiveness of redesigned postnatal care compared with current care on women's physical and psychological health.
- Randomized controlled trial to prevent excessive weight gain in pregnant womenB 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...
- Gestational weight gain and postpartum behaviors associated with weight change from early pregnancy to 1 y postpartumC M Olson
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:117-27. 2003....
- A qualitative study of the experiences and expectations of women receiving in-patient postnatal care in one English maternity unitSarah Beake
Kings College, London, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, London, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 10:70. 2010Studies consistently highlight in-patient postnatal care as the area of maternity care women are least satisfied with...
- A randomized, controlled trial of nurse home visiting to vulnerable families with newbornsK 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...
- Shifting landscapes: immigrant women and postpartum depressionMarina Morrow
Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Health Care Women Int 29:593-617. 2008....
- Having a baby in Victoria 1989-2000: women's views of public and private models of careFiona 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. 2003To 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.
- PErineal Assessment and Repair Longitudinal Study (PEARLS): protocol for a matched pair cluster trialDebra 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...
- 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....
- Bakera, a herbal steam bath for postnatal care in Minahasa (Indonesia): documentation of the plants used and assessment of the methodIsabelle 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...
- Does a referral from home to hospital affect satisfaction with childbirth? A cross-national comparisonWendy 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...
- Early postnatal care among healthy newborns in 19 States: pregnancy risk assessment monitoring system, 2000Amy 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. 2006To examine early postnatal care among healthy newborns during 2000 in 19 states.
- Support for breastfeeding mothers: a systematic reviewJim 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...
- Predictors of compliance with the postpartum visit among women living in healthy start project areasAllison 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...
- 'You're more likely to tell the GP if you're asked': women's views of care from general practitioners in the first postpartum yearStefanie Hartley
Healthy Mothers Healthy Families Research Group, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, VIC 3052, Australia
Aust J Prim Health 18:308-12. 2012....
- Community postpartum care needs assessment and systems development for low income familiesC 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...
- Pregnancy in women with physical disabilitiesSuzanne 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...
- Postpartum emotional support: a qualitative study of women's and men's anticipated needs and preferred sourcesHeather 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...
- Effect of timing of first postnatal care home visit on neonatal mortality in Bangladesh: a observational cohort studyAbdullah 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...
- Utilization of postnatal care among Nepalese womenSubas Neupane
School of Health Sciences, University of Tampere, 33014, Tampere, Finland
Matern Child Health J 17:1922-30. 2013This study investigated risk factors associated with the type of birth attendants and timing of postnatal care among a nationally representative sample of Nepalese women...
- Evaluating multi-dimensional aspects of postnatal hospital careAnn 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....
- The six week postnatal check: women's choice of service providerE 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...
- Predictors of acceptance of a postpartum public health nurse home visit: findings from an Ontario surveyWendy 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...
- Determinants of antenatal and postnatal care visits among Indigenous people in Bangladesh: a study of the Mru communityM R Islam
Faculty of Health Sciences, Institute of Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Rural Remote Health 11:1672. 2011Antenatal 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...
- Mothers' education and childhood mortality in GhanaDaniel 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...
- The association between depressive symptoms and social support in Taiwanese women during the monthShu 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...
- Socio-economic inequalities in the use of postnatal care in IndiaAbhishek Singh
Department of Public Health and Mortality Studies, International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, India
PLoS ONE 7:e37037. 2012First, 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...
- Gaining confidence and perspective: a phenomenological study of mothers' lived experiences caring for infants at home after neonatal unit dischargeMarlies 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...
- Improving inpatient postnatal services: midwives views and perspectives of engagement in a quality improvement initiativeDebra 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...
- Sustaining self-regulatory efficacy and psychological outcome expectations for postnatal exercise: effects of a group-mediated cognitive behavioural interventionA G Cramp
Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Br J Health Psychol 14:595-611. 2009....
- The feasibility and effectiveness of pram walking groups for postpartum women in western SydneyNatalie 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...
- Utilization of postnatal care for newborns and its association with neonatal mortality in India: an analytical appraisalAbhishek 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...
- Relationships between antenatal and postnatal care and post-partum modern contraceptive use: evidence from population surveys in Kenya and ZambiaMai 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...
- Maternal child home visiting program improves nursing practice for screening of woman abuseSharon 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...
- 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 formationJ 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...
- Prevention of relapse in women who quit smoking during pregnancyC 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...
- Traditions and plant use during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum recovery by the Kry ethnic group in Lao PDRVichith 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...
- Factors associated with non-utilisation of postnatal care services in IndonesiaC 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. 2009b>Postnatal care helps prevent neonatal deaths. This study aims to examine factors associated with non-utilisation of postnatal care in Indonesia.
- Self-help groups can improve utilization of postnatal care by HIV-infected mothersThu 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 ..
- Evaluation of a 5-year programme to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV infection in Northern UgandaLaurence 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...
- Utilisation of postnatal care among rural women in NepalSulochana Dhakal
Department of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 7:19. 2007b>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...
- The early postnatal period: exploring women's views, expectations and experiences of care using focus groups in Victoria, AustraliaDella 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.
- Skilled attendants for pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal careLuc 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...
- Sample size and power estimation for studies with health related quality of life outcomes: a comparison of four methods using the SF-36Stephen 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....
- Systematic review of the literature on postpartum care: effectiveness of postpartum support to improve maternal parenting, mental health, quality of life, and physical healthElizabeth Shaw
Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Birth 33:210-20. 2006....
- Effects of redesigned community postnatal care on womens' health 4 months after birth: a cluster randomised controlled trialC 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.
- Medicinal plant use in the practice of midwifery in rural HondurasTamara 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...
- Effect of a participatory intervention with women's groups on birth outcomes in Nepal: cluster-randomised controlled trialDharma 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...
- Postpartum traditions and nutrition practices among urban Lao women and their infants in Vientiane, Lao PDRH 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...
- Addressing the midwifery workforce crisis: evaluating an employment model for undergraduate midwifery students at a tertiary maternity hospital in Melbourne, AustraliaHelen 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...
- Integrating quality postnatal care into PMTCT in SwazilandG 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...
- Plants used during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum healthcare in Lao PDR: a comparative study of the Brou, Saek and Kry ethnic groupsHugo 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...
- Delivery-related complications and early postpartum morbidity in Dhaka, BangladeshN 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...
- 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...
- What mothers want: a postnatal surveyE 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...
- A review of the literature on debriefing or non-directive counselling to prevent postpartum emotional distressJenny 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...
- Factors that influence first-time mothers' choice and experience of early dischargeMaria 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...
- The single unit transfusion in post partum hemorrhage: A new perspectiveVivek 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...
- Baby friendly hospital practices: cesarean section is a persistent barrier to early initiation of breastfeedingHeather 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...
- Traditional postpartum practices among Thai womenPattaya 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...
- Evidence of adequacy of postpartum care for immigrant womenDeborah 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...
- Postpartum care attendance at a rural district hospital in ZambiaMarieke 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...
- 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...
- Impact of a mother-infant intervention in an indigent peri-urban South African context: pilot studyPeter 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...
- Risk factors for poor self-rated health in women at 2 months and 1 year after childbirthErica 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...
- Is the organisation and structure of hospital postnatal care a barrier to quality care? Findings from a state-wide review in Victoria, AustraliaHelen L McLachlan
Clinical School of Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Studies, La Trobe University, 3086, Australia
Midwifery 24:358-70. 2008to describe the structure and organisation of hospital postnatal care in Victoria, Australia.
- A state-wide review of hospital postnatal care in Victoria, Australia: the views and experiences of midwivesJo Anne Rayner
Mother and Child Health Research, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, 3086
Midwifery 24:310-20. 2008to describe midwives' views and experiences of the provision and organisation of hospital-based postnatal care.
- Costs and effectiveness of community postnatal support workers: randomised controlled trialC 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...
- Patterns of maternal care seeking behaviours in rural BangladeshAllisyn 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...
- Postnatal depression -- biological or cultural? A comparative study of postnatal women in the UK and TaiwanY 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...
- New parents' experiences of postnatal care in SwedenIngegerd M Hildingsson
Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, SE 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
Women Birth 20:105-13. 2007The 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.
- Postpartum practices of puerperal women and their influencing factors in three regions of Hubei, ChinaNian 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...
- A randomized comparison of home visits and hospital-based group follow-up visits after early postpartum dischargeG J Escobar
Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program Perinatal Research Unit Division of Research, Oakland, California, USA
Pediatrics 108:719-27. 2001....
- Family suite: an innovative method to provide inexpensive postpartum careM 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...
- ENHANCED EVALUATION OF FETAL CNS WITH ULTRAFAST MRIDeborah 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...
- Maternal genitourinary infections and adverse perinatal outcomesAbdullah 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 ..
- Erythropoietin and Neurogenesis after Neonatal StrokeFERNANDO 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 ..
- Application of MR Spectroscopy Techniques to Animal Models of Obstetric ComplicatAPRIL 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.
- Impact of a Cognitive Behavioral Stress Management Intervention on Cortisol RegulGuido 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 ..
- A Multi-'omic Analysis of the Vaginal Microbiome during PregnancyJerome 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.
- Quality of Maternal Care Moderates the Developmental Consequences of Exposure toElysia 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...
- FETAL TRACHEAL OCCLUSION FOR SEVERE DIAPHAGMATIC HERNIACraig 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 ..
- Effects of Prenatal Nutrition on Developmental Outcomes in the the Juvenile BabooTHAD 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...
- WOMEN'S EXP OF POSTPARTUM CARE DURING 1ST WK AFTER BIRTHCHRISTA 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.
- FETAL GROWTH AND SMALL-FOR-GESTATIONAL-AGE BIRTHSRobert Goldenberg; Fiscal Year: 1991..Data will be obtained on sociodemographic, nutritional, lifestyle, prenatal, labor, delivery, and postnatal care.
- OVERWEIGHT STATUS AFTER CHILDBIRTHLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Reducing Postpartum Weight Retention Among Low Income, Ethnically Diverse WomenLorraine Walker; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Hospital strategies to improve outcome performanceELIZABETH 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. ..
- '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. ..
- Development of antisocial behavior in early adulthoodKENNETH DODGE; Fiscal Year: 2008..This research will contribute both to basic theories of antisocial development and to prevention science and public policy. ..
- NEW MEDIATORS OF CLINICAL LUNG MATURATIONAlan Jobe; Fiscal Year: 2007..A goal is to identify a mediator with potential for clinical use to induce lung maturation. ..
- Multi-site Prevention of Adolescent Conduct ProblemsKENNETH DODGE; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- Acceptance Therapy During Methadone DetoxificationAngela 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. ..
- Antecedent Risk Factors Associated with Cerebral PalsyWilliam Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2007..This project will allow us to link the databases and start initial data analysis. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NIMH Collaboration HIV/STD Intervention Trial in ChinaMARY 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. ..
- Incidence, risk factors, and consequences of neonatal hypothermia in NepalLUKE 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]..
- Family Decision Making and Burden Under High-Deductible Health PlansTracy 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]..
- Feasibility and Pilot Efficacy of Flash-heated Breastmilk to Reduce Pediatric HIVCaroline Chantry; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mujeres en Accion: Walking in Hispanic WomenColleen 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 ..
- For-Profit Ownership and End-of-Life CareElizabeth 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. ..
- The Population-Based Effectiveness in Asthma and Lung Diseases (PEAL) NetworkTracy 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. ..
- Neonatal Resuscitation and Preterm Lung InjuryAlan H Jobe; Fiscal Year: 2010..This translational research should result in changes in resuscitation procedures for preterm infants. ..
- MRI of Fetal Ventriculomegaly: Morphology and OutcomeDeborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Planning Grant for Institutional Clinical and Translational Science AwardThomas Buchanan; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mobilizing Health Workers for HIV Prevention in MalawiKathleen 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. ..
- NEONATAL TRAINING GRANTAlan 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. ..
- Long-term Healthcare Effects of Domestic ViolenceRobert Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- HOW MUCH DOES SHE REALLY DRINK? AN HMO INTERVENTIONGABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Clinical Measures to Lower Genital Tract Trauma at BirthLeah Albers; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- GESTATIONAL DIABETES: DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA AND OUTCOMESAssiamira Ferrara; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- INTERVENTIONS FOR SUBSTANCE USING YOUTH LIVING WITH HIVMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Mentor Mothers: A Sustainable Family Intervention in South African TownshipsMary 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. ..
- LUNG PHOSPHOLIPID APPEARANCE AND STABILITYAlan Jobe; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- SYMPOSIUM ON ORGANISMS WITH SLOW AGINGCaleb 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. ..
- Bioactivity and Vitamins in Flash-heated BreastmilkCaroline 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. ..
- CRP, inflammation, and neurodegeneration during agingCaleb 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. ..
- Outcomes of Traumatic Brain InjuryHeather Keenan; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition to publications, data from this mentored research will be used to develop additional, independent research awards. ..
- How Much and Why Does Class Size Matter?Ashlesha Datar; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Postpartum Depression: Omega-3 FA vs PlaceboMarlene 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. ..
- PATHOGENESIS OF TYPE 2 DIABETES IN LATINO WOMENThomas 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. ..
- Comparative effectiveness of diabetes prevention strategies in women with GDMAssiamira 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. ..
- Postnatal Consequences of Fetal InflammationAlan 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]..
- Decision Analysis of Otitis Media Vaccination StrategiesTracy 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. ..
- ApoJ (Clusterin) in Alzheimer's Disease and AgingCaleb 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. ..
- UNINTENDED PREGNANCY AND CONTRACEPTIVE EFFECTIVENESSSusheela Singh; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- MOTHERS LIVING WITH HIV AND THEIR ADOLESCENT CHILDRENMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- HEALTH RELATED INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIVMARY ROTHERAM BORUS; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- TRANSLATING CHLAMYDIA SCREENING GUIDELINES INTO PRACTICERobert Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2002..In order to further enhance generalizability, we will test selected implementation strategies in a network-model managed care setting. ..
- Sepsis and Critical Illness in Babies > 34 Weeks GestationGABRIEL ESCOBAR; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Improving contraceptive use/practices among young womenMelissa Gilliam; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Pathways from Childhood Personality Traits to Midlife Metabolic SyndromeSarah Hampson; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- NIH D.C. INITIATIVE TO REDUCE INFANT MORTALITYAyman 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. ..
- A Run-to-Run Algorithm for Glucose RegulationLois 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 ..
- Zinc, Mental Health and School Performance in MexicoARYEH STEIN; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HIV Prevention/Alcohol Treatment in a Russian TB SampleMichael Fleming; Fiscal Year: 2002..It is hoped that these programs can reduce the spread of HIV infection and TB in Russia and neighboring countries. ..
- Opiod Addiction in Primary Care Chronic Pain PatientsMichael 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. ..