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Maternal Postpartum Experiences

08 June 2018

This survey focuses on understanding maternal experiences in the postpartum period. We are looking for moms to participate who have a new baby between 6 weeks and 6 months of age. If this describes you, would you please consider participating in our survey? The questions cover a range of topics, including demographic information, infant feeding, mental health, family planning, sleep behaviors, and healthcare delivery.


Ethical approval

The Institutional Review Board of Benedictine University has approved this study. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your rights as a subject in this study, the Chair of Benedictine University’s Institutional Review Board is Dr. Alandra Devall. She can be reached at (630) 829 – 6295, and her email address is adevall@ben.edu.

About the researcher

I'm an epidemiologist and an assistant professor in public health. I am also a mom of three children, ages 9,7, and 3. My research aims to better understand challenges experienced by mom and baby during the postpartum period to develop and recommend strategies for improving maternal and child health and fostering healthy families.

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