Individual or group antenatal education for childbirth/parenthood.

  title={Individual or group antenatal education for childbirth/parenthood.},
  author={Anita J. Gagnon},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  • Anita J. Gagnon
  • Published 2000 in The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
BACKGROUND Structured antenatal education programs for childbirth and/or parenthood are commonly recommended for pregnant women and their partners by health care professionals in many parts of the world. Such programs are usually offered to groups but may be offered to individuals. OBJECTIVES The objective of this review was to assess the effects of this education on knowledge acquisition, anxiety, sense of control, pain, support, breastfeeding, infant care abilities, and psychological and… CONTINUE READING


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