The Role of Health Information Sources in Decision-Making Among Hispanic Mothers During Their Children’s First 1000 Days of Life.
Criss, Shaniece. Woo Baidal, Jennifer A. Goldman, Roberta E. Perkins, Meghan. Cunningham, Courtney. Taveras, Elsie M.
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Masschusetts.
Maternal and Child Health Journal
Vol. 19, No. 12 , p. 2536-2543
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Cultural factors, including immigration status, are important in understanding the use of health information sources and their role in decision-making about pregnancy and child health among Hispanic mothers. Healthcare providers and public health professionals should consider Hispanic mothers health information environment and provide culturally-relevant communication strategies and interventions during this high information-seeking time period. (Author abstract)
Hispanics; mother child relationships; newborn infants; health services; immigrants; infants; preschool children; cultural competency