Diet and lifestyle interventions in postpartum women in China: study design and rationale of a multicenter randomized controlled trial
- The feasibility and acceptability of using the Mother-Generated Index (MGI) as a Patient Reported Outcome Measure in a randomised controlled trial of maternity care. Symon, Andrew; Soo Downe; Finlayson, Kenneth William; Knapp, Rebecca; Diggle, Peter; Downe, Soo; SHIP trial team // BMC Medical Research Methodology;11/18/2015, Vol. 15, p1
Background:Using patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) to assess Quality of Life (QoL) is well established, but commonly-used PROM item-sets do not necessarily capture what all respondents consider important. Measuring complex constructs is particularly difficult in randomised...
- Banish the blues. Roan, Shari; Strote, Mary Ellen // Fit Pregnancy;Apr/May2003, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on a study which revealed that spending time before a box that emits white light may ease the symptoms of postpartum depression.
- after the birth. Dahlen, Hannah // Australian Parents;Oct/Nov2002, p50
Discusses the problems that arise during the postnatal period. Depression, anxiety and tiredness; Headaches; Sexual problems.
- Postpartum survival strategies. Carlson-Rink, Cathy // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Sep2006, Issue 287, p88
The article offers tips on how to create an enjoyable and healthy postpartum period and explains why most women experience postpartum depression.
- Prevalence of generalized anxiety at eight weeks postpartum. Wenzel, A.; Haugen, E. N.; Jackson, L. C.; Robinson, K. // Archives of Women's Mental Health;2003, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p43
Summary.Objective: This study investigated the prevalence and nature of generalized anxiety symptoms in women who were eight weeks postpartum.Method: A community-based sample of 68 postpartum women completed an interview assessing generalized anxiety disorder and depression and a self-report...
- Care from health visitors trained in psychological intervention methods may prevent depression in mothers not depressed 6 weeks postnatally. Leahy-Warren, Patricia; Corcoran, Paul // Evidence Based Nursing;Oct2011, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p128
An abstract of the article "Universal prevention of depression in women postnatally: cluster randomized trial evidence in primary care," by T. S. Brugha and colleagues is presented.
- KEY DEVELOPMENTS POSTNATAL CARE. // Update;10/16/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p438
A Canadian population study has emphasised the link between low income and poorer overall health in babies, even after adjustment for confounding factors. A study of 152 women with gestational diabetes suggests that the practice of performing an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) postnatally is...
- Prevalence of postpartum depression in an urban setting. Ahmad, Maria; Butt, Maryam Shabbir; Umar, Bilal; Arshad, Hafiz Sheraz; Iftikhar, Nayab; Maqsood, Umer // Biomedical Research (0970-938X);2015, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p765
Women undergo various physical and mental changes during their postpartum period and are in a vulnerable state of mind. Some women may not cope with these situations as better than others and consequently they undergo a depressive state known as postpartum depression. It is a debilitating...
- The effect of counselling provided on the second post partum day through home visits on breastfeeding success in turkey: randomized, controlled trial. Duman, Nuriye Büyükkayaci // Journal of Nursing Education & Practice;Feb2012, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p91
Background: It is known that breastfeeding offers numerous benefits for the mothers and their babies. In this sense, "Promotion of Breast Milk and Baby Friendly Hospital" initiation was started in 1992 all over the world. Systematically trainings are provided at the baby friendly hospitals in...