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Depressed mood in pregnancy : prevalence and correlates in two Cape Town peri-urban settlements
(BioMed Central, 2011-05)
Abstract. Background. The disability associated with depression and its impact on maternal and child health has important implications for public health policy. While the prevalence of postnatal depression is high, there ...
Alcohol consumption among HIV-positive pregnant women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa : prevalence and correlates
Background: HIV-positive pregnant women who drink put their children at risk of both HIV and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. The province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has the highest prevalence of HIV in South Africa, but ...
Project Masihambisane : a cluster randomised controlled trial with peer mentors to improve outcomes for pregnant mothers living with HIV
(BioMed Central, 2011-01)
Background: Pregnant women living with HIV (WLH) face daily challenges maintaining their own and their babies' health and mental health. Standard Prevention of Maternal to Child Transmission (PMTCT) programs are not designed ...
A cluster randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of peer mentors to support South African women living with HIV and their infants
Objective: We evaluate the effect of clinic-based support by HIV-positive Peer Mentors, in addition to standard clinic care, on maternal and infant well-being among Women Living with HIV (WLH) from pregnancy through the ...
Intimate partner violence and depression symptom severity among South African women during pregnancy and postpartum : population-based prospective cohort study
(Public Library of Science, 2016)
Background: Violence against women by intimate partners remains unacceptably common worldwide. The evidence base for the assumed psychological impacts of intimate partner violence (IPV) is derived primarily from studies ...