prenatal health behavior

prenatal health behavior

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as personal actions to promote a healthy pregnancy and a healthy newborn. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.
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Because men's behavior may influence their partner's behavior and their infant's health, the researchers urge their inclusion in interventions aimed at improving prenatal health behavior.
Prenatal health behavior advice and its relation to birthweight.
At baseline, all of the pregnant participants under-went a diagnostic interview to measure daily drinking before the study, temptation to drink in certain social situations, and awareness of prenatal health behaviors.
At baseline, all of the pregnant participants underwent a diagnostic interview to measure daily drinking before the study, temptation to drink in certain social situations, and awareness of prenatal health behaviors.
Prenatal health behaviors and psychosocial risk factors in pregnant women of Mexican origin: The role of acculturation.