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Providing responsive nursing care to new mothers with high and low confidence.

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Source
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2008 Sep-Oct;33(5):307-14
Publication Type
Article
Author
Shannon Mantha
Barbara Davies
Alwyn Moyer
Katherine Crowe
Author Affiliation
North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit, Ontario, Canada. Shannon.mantha@sympatico.ca
Source
MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2008 Sep-Oct;33(5):307-14
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Attitude to Health
Breast Feeding - psychology
Female
Humans
Maternal Behavior
Maternal-Child Nursing - organization & administration
Mothers - education - psychology
Needs Assessment - organization & administration
Nurse's Role - psychology
Nurse-Patient Relations
Nursing Methodology Research
Ontario
Patient Care Planning
Patient Education as Topic
Patient-Centered Care
Postnatal Care - organization & administration - psychology
Prospective Studies
Questionnaires
Self Efficacy
Social Class
Social Support
Abstract
To describe new mothers' experiences with family-centered maternity care in relation to their confidence level and to determine how care could have been more responsive to their needs.
Using data from a prospective Canadian survey of 596 postpartum women, a subsample of women with low and high confidence (N = 74) was selected. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and content analysis.
Women with both high and low confidence expressed negative experiences with similar frequency (n = 47/74, 64%). Women wanted more nursing support for breastfeeding and postpartum teaching and education. Women who reported a language other than English or French as their first language were significantly less confident than English- and French-speaking women (p
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18758335 View in PubMed
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