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Impact of a Social Support Program on Teenage Prenatal Care Use and Pregnancy Outcomes

Citation

Rogers, Mary M.; Peoples-Sheps, Mary D.; & M., Suchindran Chirayath (1996). Impact of a Social Support Program on Teenage Prenatal Care Use and Pregnancy Outcomes. Journal of Adolescent Health, 19(2), 132-40.

Abstract

Purpose: This study evaluated the impact of a resource mothers program (RMP) on prenatal care use, low birth weight (LBW), and preterm birth (PTB). The intervention used paraprofessional women to provide social support to pregnant teenagers through home visiting.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/1054-139X(95)00227-J

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Journal of Adolescent Health

Author(s)

Rogers, Mary M.
Peoples-Sheps, Mary D.
M., Suchindran Chirayath

Year Published

1996

Volume Number

19

Issue Number

2

Pages

132-40

Reference ID

744