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To examine the effectiveness of breastfeeding education and peer support groups organized by International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) during the first week (T1) and the fifth to sixth week postpartum (T2), in terms of breastfeeding self-efficacy and exclusive breastfeeding rate.
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Postpartum depression prevalence rates reach as high as 25% (Gavin, 2006). Negative effects on mothers and children are well established. Although low social support is an important predictor of perin...
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of postpartum patients introduction to and interaction with a virtual 3-dimensional (3D) pelvic model on the self-care, knowledge, and anxiety para...
To observe the changes of shock index (SI) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) in postpartum hemorrhage patients, and the explore their relationship with postpartum hemorrhage and the clinical signific...
TO INVESTIGATE WHETHER HIGH-INTENSITY BREASTFEEDING (HIB) REDUCES INSULIN RESISTANCE DURING EARLY POSTPARTUM PERIOD IN WOMEN WITH GESTATIONAL DIABETES (GDM), INDEPENDENT OF POSTPARTUM WEIGHT CHANGE (P...
Participation in online support groups leads to improved health. While viewing others' interactions is one of the major activities in online support groups and lurkers comprise the majority of online ...
Background: In 2001, the National Health Service of the Ministry of Health and Welfare promoted breastfeeding by adopting the ten measures of successful breastfeeding. However, there is st...
The investigators will conduct a randomized controlled trial (RCT) to generate data on the impact of direct-to-consumer "telelactation" (virtual breastfeeding support) services. Postpartum...
A mobile support application will be developed that will support mothers in the postpartum period and will be tested the effects of application on anxiety and depression symptoms.The study...
The aim of the study is evaluating the efficacy of organized education process of the modified Rodnan Skin Score (MRSS) in the systemic sclerosis. Ten physician in South Korea will be volu...
Postpartum depression is common, yet only 20% of women seek treatment. Online support groups are a potential means of providing accessible mental health care during this time. Mother Matte...
Trained lay women who provide emotional support during obstetric labor and the postpartum period for mothers and their partners.
Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.
Transient autoimmune thyroiditis occurring in the POSTPARTUM PERIOD. It is characterized by the presence of high titers of AUTOANTIBODIES against THYROID PEROXIDASE and THYROGLOBULIN. Clinical signs include the triphasic thyroid hormone pattern: beginning with THYROTOXICOSIS, followed with HYPOTHYROIDISM, then return to euthyroid state by 1 year postpartum.
Organized efforts to address ongoing psychological and social problems of individuals, their partners, families and caregivers.
Excess blood loss from uterine bleeding associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR or CHILDBIRTH. It is defined as blood loss greater than 500 ml or of the amount that adversely affects the maternal physiology, such as BLOOD PRESSURE and HEMATOCRIT. Postpartum hemorrhage is divided into two categories, immediate (within first 24 hours after birth) or delayed (after 24 hours postpartum).