Corpus ID: 55030670

It Takes Two?: Exploring The Supportive Role Of Fathers During Pregnancy And Its Effect On Birth Outcomes Among Young Couples

  title={It Takes Two?: Exploring The Supportive Role Of Fathers During Pregnancy And Its Effect On Birth Outcomes Among Young Couples},
  author={G. Kim},


A global measure of perceived stress.
The Perceived Stress Scale showed adequate reliability and, as predicted, was correlated with life-event scores, depressive and physical symptomatology, utilization of health services, social anxiety, and smoking-reduction maintenance and was a better predictor of the outcome in question than were life- event scores. Expand
Annual Summary of Vital Statistics: 2010−2011
Current vital statistics obtained from birth and death certificates for US residents are summarized and the value of the data will improve through efforts to advance data quality, especially that for health and medical information. Expand
Partner support and impact on birth outcomes among teen pregnancies in the United States.
Having partner support or involvement during a teenager's pregnancy may reduce the likelihood of having a poor birth outcome, and even after controlling for potential confounding factors. Expand
Addressing Policy Barriers to Paternal Involvement During Pregnancy
Key recommendations, including equitable paternity leave, elimination of marriage as a tax and public assistance penalty, integration of fatherhood initiatives in MCH programs, support of low-income fathers through employment training, father inclusion in family planning services, and expansion of birth data collection to include father information are summarized. Expand
Teenage pregnancy and the influence of paternal involvement on fetal outcomes.
It is suggested that increased paternal involvement can have a positive impact on birth outcomes for teenage mothers, which may be important for decreasing the racial disparities in infant morbidities. Expand
Assessing the Impact of Paternal Involvement on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality Rates
Intervention programs to improve perinatal paternal involvement may decrease the burden of absent father-associated infant mortality and about 65–75% of excess mortality could be prevented with increased paternal involvement. Expand
Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and perinatal outcomes: a systematic review and meta‐analyses
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The Missing Link in MCH: Paternal Involvement in Pregnancy Outcomes
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Feto-infant Health and Survival: Does Paternal Involvement Matter?
Overall findings suggest that paternal involvement during pregnancy may have important implications for maternal prenatal health behaviors and feto-infant health, and efforts should be made to include fathers in future studies and reduce reliance on maternal report. Expand