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Postnatal parental education for optimizing infant general health and parent-infant relationships

  1. Janet Bryanton1,*,
  2. Cheryl T Beck2,
  3. William Montelpare3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 28 NOV 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 17 SEP 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004068.pub4


How to Cite

Bryanton J, Beck CT, Montelpare W. Postnatal parental education for optimizing infant general health and parent-infant relationships. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD004068. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004068.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Prince Edward Island, School of Nursing, Charlottetown, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Connecticut, School of Nursing, Storrs, Connecticut, USA

  3. 3

    University of Prince Edward Island, Department of Applied Human Sciences, Faculty of Science, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

*Janet Bryanton, School of Nursing, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, C1A 4P3, Canada. jbryanton@upei.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 NOV 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. 'Risk of bias' graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. 'Risk of bias' summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 1 Total infant sleep >= 15 hrs per 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 2 Total minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs (mean diff).
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 3 Night-time minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs (mean diff).
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 4 Longest uninterrupted night-time minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs (mean diff).
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 5 Day-time minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs (mean diff).
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 6 Longest uninterrupted day-time minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs (mean diff).
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 7 Infant crying time in 24 hrs (mean diff).
[Analysis 1.8]
Analysis 1.8. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 8 Night-time minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.9]
Analysis 1.9. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 9 Longest uninterrupted night-time minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.10]
Analysis 1.10. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 10 No. of infant night-time sleeping episodes.
[Analysis 1.11]
Analysis 1.11. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 11 Day-time minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.12]
Analysis 1.12. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 12 Longest uninterrupted day-time minutes of infant sleep in 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.13]
Analysis 1.13. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 13 No. of infant day-time sleeping episodes.
[Analysis 1.14]
Analysis 1.14. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 14 Night-time minutes of infant fussing/crying in 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.15]
Analysis 1.15. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 15 Longest uninterrupted night-time minutes of infant fuss/cry in 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.16]
Analysis 1.16. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 16 No. of infant night-time fussing/crying episodes.
[Analysis 1.17]
Analysis 1.17. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 17 Day-time minutes of infant fussing/crying in 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.18]
Analysis 1.18. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 18 Longest uninterrupted day-time minutes of infant fuss/cry in 24 hrs.
[Analysis 1.19]
Analysis 1.19. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 19 No. of infant day-time fussing/crying episodes.
[Analysis 1.20]
Analysis 1.20. Comparison 1 Education on sleep enhancement versus usual care, Outcome 20 Maternal stress score.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Education on infant behaviour versus usual care, Outcome 1 Knowledge of infant behaviour.
[Analysis 2.2]
Analysis 2.2. Comparison 2 Education on infant behaviour versus usual care, Outcome 2 Child-rearing anxiety.
[Analysis 2.3]
Analysis 2.3. Comparison 2 Education on infant behaviour versus usual care, Outcome 3 Mother distance.
[Analysis 2.4]
Analysis 2.4. Comparison 2 Education on infant behaviour versus usual care, Outcome 4 Mutuality.
[Analysis 2.5]
Analysis 2.5. Comparison 2 Education on infant behaviour versus usual care, Outcome 5 Synchronous co-occurrences during free play - visual.
[Analysis 2.6]
Analysis 2.6. Comparison 2 Education on infant behaviour versus usual care, Outcome 6 Synchronous co-occurrences during free play - vocal.
[Analysis 2.7]
Analysis 2.7. Comparison 2 Education on infant behaviour versus usual care, Outcome 7 Mothers' perception of their infants.
[Analysis 2.8]
Analysis 2.8. Comparison 2 Education on infant behaviour versus usual care, Outcome 8 Maternal confidence interpreting infant behaviour.
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 Education on general post-birth infant health or care versus usual care, Outcome 1 Maternal general post-birth knowledge score (mean).
[Analysis 3.2]
Analysis 3.2. Comparison 3 Education on general post-birth infant health or care versus usual care, Outcome 2 Maternal general post-birth knowledge score (per cent correct).
[Analysis 3.3]
Analysis 3.3. Comparison 3 Education on general post-birth infant health or care versus usual care, Outcome 3 Infant weight (kg).
[Analysis 3.4]
Analysis 3.4. Comparison 3 Education on general post-birth infant health or care versus usual care, Outcome 4 Infant length (cm).
[Analysis 3.5]
Analysis 3.5. Comparison 3 Education on general post-birth infant health or care versus usual care, Outcome 5 Head circumference (cm).
[Analysis 3.6]
Analysis 3.6. Comparison 3 Education on general post-birth infant health or care versus usual care, Outcome 6 Appropriate immunization.
[Analysis 3.7]
Analysis 3.7. Comparison 3 Education on general post-birth infant health or care versus usual care, Outcome 7 Knowledge of signs of infant pneumonia.
[Analysis 3.8]
Analysis 3.8. Comparison 3 Education on general post-birth infant health or care versus usual care, Outcome 8 Knowledge of action to take in the case of infant diarrhoea.
[Analysis 4.1]
Analysis 4.1. Comparison 4 Education on infant safety versus usual care, Outcome 1 Infant restraint seat fastened by lap belt.
[Analysis 4.2]
Analysis 4.2. Comparison 4 Education on infant safety versus usual care, Outcome 2 Post-hospitalization awareness of tap water burns.
[Analysis 4.3]
Analysis 4.3. Comparison 4 Education on infant safety versus usual care, Outcome 3 Greater use of temperature testing.
[Analysis 4.4]
Analysis 4.4. Comparison 4 Education on infant safety versus usual care, Outcome 4 Supine infant sleep position.