Evaluation of Suitability to Mothers of Low Literacy Level of Websites Information on Basics of Baby Bath Using DISCERN Tool

12 Pages Posted: 26 Mar 2012 Last revised: 28 Mar 2012

Kahabi G. isangula

SPHCM; Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Date Written: February 24, 2012

Abstract

One of the challenges in Newborn care is bathing a baby especially for new parents. Baby bath as part of newborn care is of critical importance for healthier development of a baby. Increasingly, Internet resources have been publishing different information on neonatal care complementing the traditional sources. Internet information is readily available and involve no or minimal cost as far as medical costs are concerns thus new parents with access, may use internet as the main source of baby care information. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the suitability to mothers of low literacy level, of baby bathing information published on websites using a DISCERN tool.

Keywords: literacy, DISCERN, evaluation, baby bath, neonatal, child

Suggested Citation

Isangula, Kahabi Ganka, Evaluation of Suitability to Mothers of Low Literacy Level of Websites Information on Basics of Baby Bath Using DISCERN Tool (February 24, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2028371 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2028371

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