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Fathers' engagement in pregnancy and childbirth: evidence from a national survey.

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BACKGROUND: Early involvement of fathers with their children has increased in recent times and this is associated with improved cognitive and socio-emotional development of children. Research in the area of father's engagement with pregnancy and childbirth has mainly focused on white middle-class men and has been mostly qualitative in design. Thus, the aim of this study was to understand who was engaged during pregnancy and childbirth, in what way, and how paternal engagement may influence a...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2393-13-70

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University of Oxford
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC pregnancy and childbirth Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
70
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1471-2393
ISSN:
1471-2393
URN:
uuid:ce785c37-76f5-46b7-951c-8a0e69c022c4
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390932
Local pid:
pubs:390932

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