Do antenatal classes benefit the mother and her baby?


OBJECTIVE To examine the characteristics of women attending antenatal classes and evaluate the effects of these classes on mothers' and babies' health. METHODS A population-based observational study on care during pregnancy, delivery and in the postnatal period was carried out in 1995-96. A total of 9004 women resident in 13 regions of Italy who delivered… (More)


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@article{Spinelli2003DoAC, title={Do antenatal classes benefit the mother and her baby?}, author={Antonello E. Spinelli and Giovanni Bagl{\`i}o and Sara Donati and Micaela Grandolfo and J. Osborn}, journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians}, year={2003}, volume={13 2}, pages={94-101} }