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Articles by Curisa M. Tucker, PhD, RN

Group Prenatal Care and Maternal Outcomes: A Scoping Review

Tucker, Curisa M.; Felder, Tisha M.; Dail, Robin B.; More

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing. 46(6):314-322, November/December 2021.

Group prenatal care has potential to enhance pregnancy outcomes, however the focus of most studies of group prenatal care has been on neonatal outcomes. Little is known about the effect of group prenatal care on maternal outcomes. In this scoping review, results of studies comparing group prenatal care with traditional one-on-one prenatal care are analyzed, gaps in the literature are identified, and recommendations for research are offered.