Type and timing of services following postnatal discharge: do they make a difference?

@article{Goulet2007TypeAT,
  title={Type and timing of services following postnatal discharge: do they make a difference?},
  author={L. R. Goulet and Danielle D'amour and Raynald Pineault},
  journal={Women & health},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={19-39}
}
BACKGROUND The debate continues as to what constitutes an adequate postnatal follow-up after an early hospital discharge. The main objective of this study was to determine whether the type and timing of postnatal services were associated with mothers' and newborns' health, breastfeeding duration, and maternal assessment of the delay and usefulness of the services they received after discharge. METHODS A telephone survey was conducted one month after a vaginal, uncomplicated delivery by 2,583… CONTINUE READING