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Schedules for home visits in the early postpartum period

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Naohiro Yonemoto,

    1. Translational Medical Center, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
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  • Shuko Nagai,

    1. Kyoto University, School of Public Health, Department of Health Informatics, Kyoto-city, Kyoto, Japan
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  • Rintaro Mori

    Corresponding author
    1. Collaboration for Research in Global Women's and Children's Health, Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    • Rintaro Mori, Collaboration for Research in Global Women's and Children's Health, 1-13-10 Matsunoki, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo, 166-0014, Japan. rintaromori@gmail.com.

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective of this review is to assess outcomes (maternal and newborn mortality) of different home-visiting schedules during the early postpartum period. The review will focus on the following.

  1. Initiation of the intervention (within 48 hours after birth or later).

  2. Duration of the intervention (< three weeks or ≥ three weeks).

  3. Intensity or frequency of the intervention (> one visit/week, one visit/week, or < one visit/week).