Evaluation of the impact of birth preparation courses on the health of the mother and the newborn.

@article{Mehdizadeh2005EvaluationOT,
  title={Evaluation of the impact of birth preparation courses on the health of the mother and the newborn.},
  author={Abolfazl Mehdizadeh and Firuozeh Roosta and Shahla Chaichian and Reza Alaghehbandan},
  journal={American journal of perinatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={7-9}
}
This study was carried out to evaluate the impact of birth preparation courses on the health of the mother and the newborn. A randomized clinical trial study was carried out on 200 primigravid women younger than age 35 years with gestational age of 20 weeks. Subjects were randomly divided into two groups: control and trial. Birth preparation classes were introduced to the trial group in eight sessions during pregnancy, whereas the control group received only routine care. Measurable clinical… CONTINUE READING

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