Title

Can Lay Home Visitors Improve Maternal Health in Young Hispanic Families?

Date

2017

Author(s)

Melanie Lutenbacher, Tonya Elkins, and Mary S. Dietrich

Type of Product

Presentation

Model(s)

  • Early Head Start Home-Based Option
  • Other Models

Description

Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of MIHOW program in improving select maternal outcomes in a sample of Hispanic families
Example Topics Addressed: 
Outcomes achieved in breastfeeding self-efficacy, duration of exclusive breastfeeding, and safe sleep practices
Children in economically disadvantaged communities
Culturally sensitive interventions delivered through lay home visitors

Data Collection Methods

  • Interviews
  • Parent-child observations
  • Site visits
  • Standardized assessment tools
  • Surveys or questionnaires

Status

Ongoing

For More Information

Melanie Lutenbacher
melanie.lutenbacher@vanderbilt.edu

Topics

  • Participant Characteristics
  • Participant, Family, and Program Outcomes