Inequities in maternal postnatal visits among public and private patients: 2004 Pelotas cohort study
- Postpartum care attendance at a rural district hospital in Zambia. Lagro, Marieke; Liche, Agnes; Mumba, Theresa; Ntebeka, Ruth; van Roosmalen, Jos // Tropical Doctor;Oct2006, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p205
Postpartum care is an important tool in both preventive and promotive maternal health care. We studied the postpartum care attendance rate in 540 women who delivered at a district hospital in Zambia. Forty-two percent of the women attended postpartum care within six weeks of delivery. Women who...
- Maternal Cocaine Use Raises Delivery Costs, Need for Neonatal Care. Klitsch, M. // Family Planning Perspectives;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p93
The article discusses two studies that establish an interconnection between maternal cocaine intake and delivery costs. An Oregon study finds that hospital charges for delivery and postpartum care average nearly $500 more among women who test positive for cocaine at the time of delivery than...
- Risk factors for the development of postnatal anal incontinence. Birch, Linda; Doyle, P. M.; Ellis, Roger; Hogard, Elaine // British Journal of Midwifery;May2006, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p309
Faecal Incontinence is the involuntary loss of faeces. This can affect up to 4% of primiparous women long term after delivery. Anal Incontinence generally refers to involuntary loss of faeces and/or gas (Brubaker, 2001) and is more common, affecting up to 26% of primiparous women long term after...
- Postnatal Care is Critical. Campbell, Norma // Midwifery News;Mar2009, Issue 52, p6
The author focuses on the critical role of midwives for the postnatal care of pregnant women before and after delivery. She explains the responsibilities of midwives in ensuring the well-being of mother and child, and the scope of care of midwives, which is from pregnancy ending six weeks after...
- PEREGRINAÃ‡ÃƒO NO ANTEPARTO EM SÃƒO LUÃS - MARANHÃƒO. Cunha, Sabrina Furtado; D'Eça Júnior, Aurean; Rios, Claudia Teresa Frias; Pestana, Aline Lima; Mochel, Elba Gomide; de Souza Paiva, Sirliane // Cogitare Enfermagem;jul-sep2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p441
Exploratory-descriptive study with quantitative approach carried out in two public hospitals located in the urban area of SÃ£o Luis, MaranhÃ£o State. It aimed to identify aspects of peregrination during the antepartum period. To collect data we used a questionnaire administered to a sample...
- Choosing a birth place. // Australia's Parents;Apr/May97 Supplement Having a Baby, Issue 98, p6
Presents advice on deciding where one should give birth. Considering how an option meets needs and philosophies about birth; Asking advice from friends.
- Looking at European Care. Beech, Beverly Lawrence // AIMS Journal;2008, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p3
The article discusses various topics published within the issue, including one on the statistics depicting the percentage of cases for caesarean and normal delivery and another on the similarities and differences of maternity care services across Europe.
- Assessing progress in Maternity Matters. Clift-Matthews, Victoria // British Journal of Midwifery;Jan2009, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p4
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on postnatal care at home or in a community setting, the quality of midwifery care, and a study by the Healthcare Commission concerning maternal health services.
- Review of NICE guidelines on routine postnatal infant care. Sellwood, M.; Huertas-Ceballos, A. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jan2008, Vol. 93 Issue 1, pF10
The article discusses on the new guidelines released by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) regarding the management of women and their newborn infants during the first 6-8 weeks after delivery. Accordingly, the guidelines aim at describing the best practice advice...