• With the use of the EPDS for the screening of postnatal depression , it is expected that more mothers in need of intervention (including mental health intervention, guidance in childcare and parenting, counseling in family relationships, etc) will be picked up and offered appropriate intervention, compared to the usual practice. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The 2XU Postnatal Active Maternity Tights are suitable for those having undergone either natural or C-section deliveries and strategically-placed panels avoid any irritation to caesarean scars. (2xu.com)
  • The National Childbirth Trust , the Association for Postnatal Illness and the Pandas Foundation can put you in touch with support groups and other sources of help and information. (babycentre.co.uk)
  • According to About Kids Health, the postnatal period is the six weeks immediately following childbirth. (reference.com)
  • A study concluded that early discharge is safe if it is part of a program involving postnatal care outside the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • Clinical trials have shown that postnatal corticosteroid therapy administered systemically improves short-term lung function and outcome of infants with established bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), and reduces the risk of BPD in high-risk preterm infants. (uptodate.com)
  • Postnatal corticosteroid administration is an area of intense clinical interest because of the desire to reduce the incidence and severity of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) ( table 1 ). (uptodate.com)
  • Efficacy - Numerous clinical trials have shown the beneficial pulmonary effects of postnatal systemic corticosteroids in preterm infants. (uptodate.com)
  • As a result, currently available evidence suggests that the potential benefits of routine administration of postnatal corticosteroids are outweighed by its short- and long-term complications. (uptodate.com)
  • The use of postnatal corticosteroid therapy, including its complications in preterm infants for prevention or treatment BPD, will be reviewed here. (uptodate.com)
  • Despite numerous studies, however, it remains difficult to determine if a subset of infants exists in which the benefits of postnatal corticosteroid therapy outweigh its risks, due in part to difficulties in interpreting the data because of numerous methodologic issues. (uptodate.com)
  • A 26 year old woman visited her general practitioner six weeks after the birth of her first baby for her postnatal examination. (bmj.com)
  • Early postnatal hospital discharge is typically defined as discharge of the mother and newborn from the hospital within 48 hours of birth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Birth and postnatal doula services. (dmoztools.net)
  • All birth doulas and postnatal doulas listed in this directory were trained by Nurturing Birth. (dmoztools.net)
  • Doula training courses around the UK, and birth and postnatal services in West Kent, East Sussex and South East London. (dmoztools.net)
  • It is recommended that you seek information and advice about exercise safety from your doctor, a sports medicine doctor, physiotherapist or an exercise physiologist before starting any postnatal exercise. (2xu.com)