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Ronan L. n.d.. A Demonstration Model of Risk-Appropriate Prenatal Care System to Reduce the Incidence of Low Birthweight in Maine [Final report]. Augusta, ME: Medical Care Development, Inc. , 52 pp.

Annotation: This project sought to reduce infant morbidity and mortality due to low birthweight, and to demonstrate a cost-effective prenatal care program which was integrated into the existing system and can be duplicated in other states. Project objectives included: reducing the incidence of low birthweight newborns in the project; reducing the incidence of women who engage in high-risk behaviors during their pregnancy; instituting a model prenatal education, counseling, referral, and followup program in physicians' offices and other sites; and enhancing the education and counseling skills of prenatal care providers. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB92-103258.

Keywords: Counseling, Education of Health Professionals, Education of Patients, High risk pregnancy, Infant Morbidity, Infant Mortality, Low Birthweight, Pregnant Women, Prenatal Care, Referrals

Headley L. 1989 (ca.). Regional Perinatal Health Services—Diabetes and Pregnancy Program [Final report]. Sacramento, CA: California State Department of Health Services, 7 pp.

Annotation: In order to enhance the state's Diabetes and Pregnancy program, this project developed, tested, and implemented a model regional perinatal data system which collected, analyzed, and reviewed information on pregnancies complicated by diabetes, and developed an outreach program to promote community awareness. The outreach program was aimed at recruiting perinatal care providers and prepregnant and pregnant diabetic women and maintaining their participation in diabetes and pregnancy programs. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB91-225151.

Keywords: Data Collection, Diabetes and Pregnancy, Education of Patients, Nutrition, Pregnant Women, Women

Zaremba C. 1989 (ca.). Cuyahoga County Perinatal Connection [Final report]. Cleveland, OH: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, 60 pp.

Annotation: This project addressed the problems of low birthweight and infant mortality by encouraging the early enrollment of pregnant women into prenatal care and by working to retain these women in the health care system. The project used trained outreach workers to conduct a door-to-door campaign in an effort to enroll women in prenatal care and to educate the community. The project was designed to serve as a training model for those targeted cities in Region V that have high rates of perinatal and infant mortality. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5301 Shawnee Road, Alexandria, VA 22312, Telephone: (703) 605-6050 Secondary Telephone: (888) 584-8332 E-mail: customerservice@ntis.gov Web Site: http://www.ntis.gov Document Number: NTIS PB92-103241.

Keywords: Education of Patients, Low Birthweight, Nutrition, Outreach, Pregnant Women, Smoking, Substance Use

   

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.