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

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, March 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

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Title
Fathers’ engagement in pregnancy and childbirth: evidence from a national survey
Published in
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, March 2013
DOI 10.1186/1471-2393-13-70
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Authors

Maggie Redshaw, Jane Henderson

Abstract

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 woman's uptake of services, her perceptions of care, and maternal outcomes.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Italy 1 <1%
Malawi 1 <1%
Ghana 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Japan 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 312 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 64 20%
Student > Bachelor 55 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 39 12%
Researcher 31 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 31 10%
Other 52 16%
Unknown 48 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 76 24%
Nursing and Health Professions 73 23%
Psychology 46 14%
Social Sciences 40 13%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 9 3%
Other 18 6%
Unknown 58 18%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 36. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 February 2020.
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#772,063
of 19,153,137 outputs
Outputs from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
#152
of 3,475 outputs
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#6,310
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Outputs of similar age from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
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