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1. Women’s health and midwifery: Training health visitors in cognitive behavioural or person-centred approaches is cost-effective and can improve outcomes for women at risk of postnatal depression Full Text available with Trip Pro

Women’s health and midwifery: Training health visitors in cognitive behavioural or person-centred approaches is cost-effective and can improve outcomes for women at risk of postnatal depression Training health visitors in cognitive behavioural or person-centred approaches is cost-effective and can improve outcomes for women at risk of postnatal depression | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie (...) settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Training health visitors in cognitive

2019 Evidence-Based Nursing

2. Effect of a Postpartum Training Program on the Prevalence of Diastasis Recti Abdominis in Postpartum Primiparous Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of a Postpartum Training Program on the Prevalence of Diastasis Recti Abdominis in Postpartum Primiparous Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial Diastasis recti abdominis affects a significant number of women during the prenatal and postnatal period.The objective was to evaluate the effect of a postpartum training program on the prevalence of diastasis recti abdominis.The design was a secondary analysis of an assessor-masked randomized controlled trial.One hundred seventy-five primiparous (...) women (mean age = 29.8 ± 4.1 years) were randomized to an exercise or control group. The interrectus distance was palpated using finger widths, with a cutoff point for diastasis as ≥2 finger widths. Measures were taken 4.5 cm above, at, and 4.5 cm below the umbilicus. The 4-month intervention started 6 weeks postpartum and consisted of a weekly, supervised exercise class focusing on strength training of the pelvic floor muscles. In addition, the women were asked to perform daily pelvic floor muscle

2018 EvidenceUpdates

3. Antenatal maternal education for improving postnatal perineal healing for women who have birthed in a hospital setting. Full Text available with Trip Pro

on this subject.Antenatal education serves to prepare women and their partners for pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum period. The delivery of this education varies widely in type, content, and nature. This review examined antenatal education which is specifically tailored towards perineal care and wound healing in the postnatal period via formal channels. Appropriate patient education positively impacts on wound-healing rates and compliance with wound care. Risk factors that contribute to the breakdown of wounds (...) Antenatal maternal education for improving postnatal perineal healing for women who have birthed in a hospital setting. The female perineum becomes suffused and stretched during pregnancy, and further strain during vaginal childbirth contributes to approximately 85% of women experiencing some degree of trauma to the perineal region. Multiple factors play a role in the type and severity of trauma experienced, including parity, delivery method, and local practices. There is ongoing debate about

2017 Cochrane

4. The effectiveness of mindfulness training on reducing the symptoms of postpartum depression Full Text available with Trip Pro

The effectiveness of mindfulness training on reducing the symptoms of postpartum depression Postpartum depression is one of the prevalent disorders among new mothers. The present research aimed to examine the effectiveness of mindfulness training on reducing the symptoms of postpartum depression.The present quasi-experimental research was conducted on 410 new mothers in Shahid Chamran Hospital, Tehran in 2014. Using the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Structured Clinical Interview (...) and Psychological Clinical Diagnosis, 67 mothers were selected and then randomly divided into experimental and control groups, each of which with 32 applicants. Afterwards, the experimental group received mindfulness training for 8 sessions, each lasting for two hours while the control group received no training. The data were analyzed through descriptive statistics and Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) in SPSS, version 20.Results showed that based on Beck Inventory, the scores for the experimental group in post

2017 Electronic physician Controlled trial quality: uncertain

5. Postpartum pelvic floor muscle training and pelvic organ prolapse--a randomized trial of primiparous women (Abstract)

Postpartum pelvic floor muscle training and pelvic organ prolapse--a randomized trial of primiparous women Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a common and distressing condition. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) on prevention and treatment of symptoms and signs of POP in primiparous postpartum women.This was a parallel group assessor blind randomized controlled trial. One hundred seventy-five primiparous postpartum women, mean age 29.8 (...) years (standard deviation 4.1), stratified on major levator ani defects or no defect diagnosed by 3-/4-dimensional ultrasound, participated in a 4-month PFMT starting at 6-8 weeks' postpartum or control. All participants had thorough individual instruction and assessment of ability to perform correct pelvic floor muscle contractions. The PFMT group followed a supervised, weekly group training program and performed 3 sets of 8-12 daily maximal contractions at home. Main outcome was POP stage II

2015 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

6. The effect of educational intervention on prevention of postpartum depression: an application of health locus of control (Abstract)

The effect of educational intervention on prevention of postpartum depression: an application of health locus of control To assess the effectiveness of application of health locus of control in pregnant women for prevention of postpartum depression in Iran.Nearly 10-15% of women suffer postnatal depression by the end of the second week after delivery, which creates problems in caring for the child that may affect child's future learning and concentration.Pre-post experimental design.Two hundred (...) statistical methods including anova, chi-square test, Student's t-test and paired t-test.Chance health locus of control significantly reduced and internal health locus of control significantly increased, immediately after intervention. Also, a month after intervention, a significant difference was observed between the two groups in reducing postpartum depression.The planned participatory intervention led to empowerment and increased awareness and internalisation of health control beliefs and less tendency

2014 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

7. Effect of behavioural-educational intervention on sleep for primiparous women and their infants in early postpartum: multisite randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of behavioural-educational intervention on sleep for primiparous women and their infants in early postpartum: multisite randomised controlled trial. To evaluate the effectiveness of a behavioural-educational sleep intervention delivered in the early postpartum in improving maternal and infant sleep.Randomised controlled trial.Postpartum units of two university affiliated hospitals.246 primiparous women and their infants randomised while in hospital with an internet based randomisation (...) service to intervention (n=123) or usual care (n=123) groups.The behavioural-educational sleep intervention included a 45-60 minute meeting with a nurse to discuss sleep information and strategies to promote maternal and infant sleep, a 20 page booklet with the content discussed, and phone contacts at one, two, and four weeks postpartum to reinforce information, provide support, and problem solve. The usual care group received calls at weeks one, two, and four to maintain contact without provision

2013 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

8. Administration of misoprostol by trained traditional birth attendants to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in homebirths in Pakistan: a randomised placebo-controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Administration of misoprostol by trained traditional birth attendants to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in homebirths in Pakistan: a randomised placebo-controlled trial to determine if misoprostol is safe and efficacious in preventing postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) when administered by trained traditional birth attendants (TBA) at home deliveries.a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan.a total of 1119 women giving birth at home.from June (...) no measurable differences between study groups for drop in haemoglobin >2 g/dl (relative risk 0.79, 95% CI 0.62-1.02); but significantly fewer women receiving misoprostol had a drop in haemoglobin >3 g/dl, compared with placebo (5.1 versus 9.6%; relative risk 0.53, 95% CI 0.34-0.83). Shivering and chills were significantly more common with misoprostol. There were no maternal deaths among participants.postpartum administration of 600 microg oral misoprostol by trained TBAs at home deliveries reduces the rate

2011 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

9. Randomised controlled trial: Care from health visitors trained in psychological intervention methods may prevent depression in mothers not depressed 6 weeks postnatally Full Text available with Trip Pro

Randomised controlled trial: Care from health visitors trained in psychological intervention methods may prevent depression in mothers not depressed 6 weeks postnatally Care from health visitors trained in psychological intervention methods may prevent depression in mothers not depressed 6 weeks postnatally | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn (...) depression in mothers not depressed 6 weeks postnatally Article Text Womens health Randomised controlled trial Care from health visitors trained in psychological intervention methods may prevent depression in mothers not depressed 6 weeks postnatally Free Patricia Leahy-Warren , Paul Corcoran Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on: Brugha TS , Morrell CJ , Slade P , et al . Universal prevention of depression in women postnatally: cluster randomized trial evidence in primary care . Implications

2011 Evidence-Based Nursing

10. Randomised controlled trial: Oral misoprostol reduces the risk of postpartum haemorrhage in home births assisted by trained traditional birth attendants in Pakistan

Randomised controlled trial: Oral misoprostol reduces the risk of postpartum haemorrhage in home births assisted by trained traditional birth attendants in Pakistan Oral misoprostol reduces the risk of postpartum haemorrhage in home births assisted by trained traditional birth attendants in Pakistan | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more (...) by trained traditional birth attendants in Pakistan Article Text Therapeutics Randomised controlled trial Oral misoprostol reduces the risk of postpartum haemorrhage in home births assisted by trained traditional birth attendants in Pakistan G Justus Hofmeyr 1 , 2 Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on: Mobeen N , Durocher J , Zuberi N , et al . Administration of misoprostol by trained traditional birth attendants to prevent postpartum haemorrhage in homebirths in Pakistan: a randomised placebo

2011 Evidence-Based Medicine

11. Health visitor training reduces risk of postnatal depression 6 months after birth Full Text available with Trip Pro

Health visitor training reduces risk of postnatal depression 6 months after birth Health visitor training reduces risk of postnatal depression 6 months after birth | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional (...) visitors delivering psychologically informed treatments to the more socially disadvantaged mothers with postnatal depression, whether these treatments are based on a cognitive behavioural approach or a person centred approach. References Stein A , Malmberg LE , Sylva K , et al . The influence of maternal depression, caregiving and sopcioeconomic status in the post-natal year on children's language development . NICE . Antenatal and postnatal mental health. The NICE guideline on clinical management

2010 Evidence-Based Mental Health

12. Randomised controlled trial: Nurse-led postpartum discharge education programme including information on postnatal depression reduces risk of high depression scores at 3-month follow-up

, Queensgate, Huddersfield HD1 3DH, UK; j.morrell{at}hud.ac.uk Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on: Ho SM , Heh SS , Jevitt CM , et al . Effectiveness of a discharge education program in reducing the severity of postpartum depression: a randomized controlled evaluation study . It is difficult to predict who will suffer depressive symptoms postnatally, and many of these symptoms can remain unidentified by healthcare professionals. Special training for health visitors can reduce the symptoms (...) Randomised controlled trial: Nurse-led postpartum discharge education programme including information on postnatal depression reduces risk of high depression scores at 3-month follow-up Nurse-led postpartum discharge education programme including information on postnatal depression reduces risk of high depression scores at 3-month follow-up | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via

2010 Evidence-Based Nursing

13. Training health visitors to identify and treat depressive symptoms with psychological approaches reduces postnatal depression

Training health visitors to identify and treat depressive symptoms with psychological approaches reduces postnatal depression Training health visitors to identify and treat depressive symptoms with psychological approaches reduces postnatal depression | Evidence-Based Mental Health We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log (...) in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Training health visitors to identify and treat depressive symptoms with psychological approaches reduces postnatal depression Article Text

2009 Evidence-Based Mental Health

14. Review: some evidence shows that pelvic floor muscle training reduces urinary incontinence in pregnant and postpartum women at 12 months

Review: some evidence shows that pelvic floor muscle training reduces urinary incontinence in pregnant and postpartum women at 12 months Review: some evidence shows that pelvic floor muscle training reduces urinary incontinence in pregnant and postpartum women at ⩽12 months | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies (...) women at ⩽12 months Article Text Therapeutics Review: some evidence shows that pelvic floor muscle training reduces urinary incontinence in pregnant and postpartum women at ⩽12 months Statistics from Altmetric.com J Hay-Smith Dr J Hay-Smith, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand; jean.hay-smith@otago.ac.nz QUESTION In pregnant or postnatal women, is pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) effective for preventing and/or treating urinary (UI) and faecal incontinence (FI)? REVIEW SCOPE Included

2009 Evidence-Based Medicine

15. Clinical effectiveness of health visitor training in psychologically informed approaches for depression in postnatal women: pragmatic cluster randomised trial in primary care. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Clinical effectiveness of health visitor training in psychologically informed approaches for depression in postnatal women: pragmatic cluster randomised trial in primary care. To evaluate benefits for postnatal women of two psychologically informed interventions by health visitors.Prospective cluster trial randomised by general practice, with 18 month follow-up.101 general practices in Trent, England.2749 women allocated to intervention, 1335 to control.Health visitors (n=89 63 clusters) were (...) trained to identify depressive symptoms at six to eight weeks postnatally using the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale (EPDS) and clinical assessment and also trained in providing psychologically informed sessions based on cognitive behavioural or person centred principles for an hour a week for eight weeks. Health visitors in the control group (n=49 38 clusters) provided usual care.Score >or=12 on the Edinburgh postnatal depression scale at six months. Secondary outcomes were mean Edinburgh

2009 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

16. Antenatal education and postnatal support strategies for improving rates of exclusive breast feeding: randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Antenatal education and postnatal support strategies for improving rates of exclusive breast feeding: randomised controlled trial. To investigate whether antenatal breast feeding education alone or postnatal lactation support alone improves rates of exclusive breast feeding compared with routine hospital care.Randomised controlled trial.A tertiary hospital in Singapore.450 women with uncomplicated pregnancies.Primary outcomes were rates of exclusive breast feeding at discharge from hospital (...) and two weeks, six weeks, three months, and six months after delivery. Secondary outcomes were rates of any breast feeding.Compared with women who received routine care, women in the postnatal support group were more likely to breastfeed exclusively at two weeks (relative risk 1.82, 95% confidence interval 1.14 to 2.90), six weeks (1.85, 1.11 to 3.09), three months (1.87, 1.03 to 3.41), and six months (2.12, 1.03 to 4.37) postnatally. Women receiving antenatal education were more likely to breast feed

2007 BMJ Controlled trial quality: predicted high

17. The effects of postnatal health education for mothers on infant care and family planning practices in Nepal: a randomised controlled trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

The effects of postnatal health education for mothers on infant care and family planning practices in Nepal: a randomised controlled trial. To evaluate impact of postnatal health education for mothers on infant care and postnatal family planning practices in Nepal.Randomised controlled trial with community follow up at 3 and 6 months post partum by interview. Initial household survey of study areas to identify all pregnant women to facilitate follow up.Main maternity hospital in Kathmandu (...) solution and need to continue breast feeding in diarrhoea, knowledge of infant signs suggesting pneumonia, uptake of postnatal family planning.Mothers in groups A and B (received health education at birth) were slightly more likely to use contraception at six months after birth compared with mothers in groups C and D (no health education at birth) (odds ratio 1.62, 95% confidence interval 1.06 to 2.5). There were no other significant differences between groups with regards to infant feeding, infant

1998 BMJ Controlled trial quality: uncertain