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Predictors of early initiation of breastfeeding among women in Jordan

Table 1 presents the sociodemographic, pregnancy- and birth-related characteristics of the participants. The mean age was 29.67 years (standard deviation: 5.21 years). More than half of the...

Staying together: mothers and babies in prison

The number of women imprisoned across the world is increasing According to the World Female Imprisonment List, the number of female prisoners has increased worldwide by 53% since 2000 (Walmsley,...

‘Welcome to the World’: parents' experiences of an antenatal nurturing programme

Becoming a parent is a significant transition, and is characterised by challenges as well as opportunities New demands and responsibilities can increase emotional vulnerability and may strain couple...

Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood

Supporting parents-to-be through antenatal education classes has been recognised as an important prevention and intervention strategy (Department of Health, 2011)

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