Postpartum Period

Postpartum SMS reminders to women who have experienced gestational diabetes to test for Type 2 diabetes: the DIAMIND randomized trial.

Publication Date: 
Sep 21, 2015

AIMS: This parallel group randomized controlled trial assessed whether an SMS reminder system for women, after gestational diabetes, would increase their attendance for an oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) by six months postpartum.

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

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Publication Date: 
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.

Communication technologies and maternal interest in health-promotion information about postpartum weight and parenting practices.

Publication Date: 
Jul 27, 2012

OBJECTIVE: To describe postpartum women's access, perceived skill, confidence, and use of Internet and mobile technologies; their views about receiving health information about postpartum weight and parenting; and whether these factors varied by race/ethnicity or income level.