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Maternity Leave Educational Tool Evaluation

Citation

Kurtovich, Elaine et al. (2015), Maternity Leave Educational Tool Evaluation, Dataset, https://doi.org/10.6078/D1RP4H

Abstract

We developed an evidence-based maternity leave educational tool for working women in California using participatory design. We tested its short-term efficacy with a randomized controlled trial of pregnant English-speakers (n=155).

Methods

Participants in the intervention group received the educational tool, while control participants did not. This dataset contains data from a postpartum online survey of these participants, including data on prenatal and postpartum leave and reasons for taking/not taking leave. Intervention participants were asked if they read the tool, how they used the tool, and how helpful it was in planning their leave.

Funding

March of Dimes, California Chapter,

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