To identify key predictive variables of functional status after childbirth.
An investigative survey design.
Primary health care maternal child health centres in one large city in Victoria, Australia.
200 mothers selected from a culturally diverse population. All were aged 20 to 35 years, had experienced normal pregnancies, labours, deliveries and delivered a healthy baby between 37 and 42 weeks' gestation. MEASURES AND FINDINGS: The Inventory of… CONTINUE READING