Clinical Trial

Postpartum Care Timing: A Randomized Trial

Study Description

Postpartum Care Timing: A Randomized Trial

The purpose of this study is to determine if shortening the time to initial postpartum visit from six weeks to two weeks can improve clinic visit attendance and decrease usage of the emergency department.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Patients and healthy individuals accepted Patients and healthy individuals accepted

Behavioral - Postpartum Visit at 6 Weeks

The patient will be scheduled for a routine postpartum visit at the standard time interval. Each postpartum visit will consist of the standard interview and physical examination. The purpose of this visit is for routine postpartum care. If she has a medical complication during delivery, she may be recommended to schedule an additional earlier visit.

Behavioral - Postpartum Visit at 2 Weeks

The patient will be scheduled for an earlier postpartum visit in addition to the standard time interval. Each postpartum visit will consist of the standard interview and physical examination. The purpose of this visit is for routine postpartum care. If she has a medical complication during delivery, she may be recommended to schedule an additional earlier visit.

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Randomized Control Trial of Postpartum Visits at Two or Six Weeks to Evaluate Clinic Attendance and Emergency Department Usage

Clinical Trial ID

NCT03733405

ParticipAid ID

elYv6a