Prevalence and impact of disability in women who had recently given birth in the UK

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 05/08/2012

Disability in women who had recently delivered is relatively common. It is associated with social and economic inequalities and worse pregnancy and child related outcomes. Apart from condition–specific support during and after pregnancy, disabled women may require extra help from health professionals to quit smoking, continue breastfeeding, and reduce intimate partner violence.

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