Assessing mothers' concerns in the postpartum period: methodological issues.

@article{Lugina2004AssessingMC,
  title={Assessing mothers' concerns in the postpartum period: methodological issues.},
  author={Helen I. Lugina and Lennarth Nystr{\"o}m and Kyllike Christensson and Gunnila Lindmark},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={279-90}
}
AIM This paper reports a study evaluating the sensitivity of a semi-structured interview schedule and card sort methods in assessing postpartum concerns of women. BACKGROUND Several methods have been used to assess postpartum maternal concerns and the process of becoming a mother, but few studies have evaluated the methods with respect to their sensitivity for obtaining information. METHOD A cohort of mothers was followed-up at one (n = 110) and 6 weeks (n = 83) after childbirth in Dar es… CONTINUE READING