Postnatal Care

Expanding care for perinatal women with depression (EXPONATE): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of an intervention package for perinatal depression in primary care.

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Jun 30, 2015

BACKGROUND: Depression is common among women during perinatal period and is associated with long-term adverse consequences for the mother and infant. In Nigeria, as in many other low- and-middle-income countries (LMIC), perinatal depression usually goes unrecognized and untreated.

Intervention among new parents followed up by an interview study exploring their experiences of telemedicine after early postnatal discharge.

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May 26, 2015

BACKGROUND: a move towards earlier postnatal discharge raises the challenge of finding new ways to support families when they are discharged early after childbirth.

Interest of pregnant women in the use of SMS (short message service) text messages for the improvement of perinatal and postnatal care.

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Sep 25, 2012

BACKGROUND: Mobile health (mHealth) is emerging as a useful tool to improve healthcare access especially in the developing world, where limited access to health services is linked to poor antenatal care, and maternal and perinatal mortality.The objective of this study is to 1) understand pregnant

Project Masihambisane: a cluster randomised controlled trial with peer mentors to improve outcomes for pregnant mothers living with HIV.

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Jan 19, 2011

BACKGROUND: Pregnant women living with HIV (WLH) face daily challenges maintaining their own and their babies' health and mental health. Standard Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programs are not designed to address these challenges.