The influence of postpartum home visits on clinic attendance.

@article{Ghilarducci1993TheIO,
  title={The influence of postpartum home visits on clinic attendance.},
  author={E Ghilarducci and W P McCool},
  journal={Journal of nurse-midwifery},
  year={1993},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={
          152-8
        }
}
This quasi-experimental study examined the influence of postpartum home visits on clinic attendance at six-week postpartum appointments. The sample of 82 subjects consisted of two groups from a nurse-midwifery service: 43 clients who gave birth in 1986 and did not receive home visits, and 39 clients who gave birth in 1989 and received one postpartum home visit by their nurse-midwife. Twenty-five (58%) of the clients who did not receive home visits and 29 (74%) of the home-visited clients kept… CONTINUE READING

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