TABLE 3

IFPS II Postnatal Questionnaire Topics and Month in Which Questions on Those Topics Were Administered (Excluding the DHQ)

TopicsMonth of Questionnaire
23456791012
Food-frequency checklist; dietary supplement and herbal intakeXXXXXXXXX
Edinburgh Postpartum Depression ScaleX
Breastfeeding and infant formula-feeding general informationXXXXXXXXX
Infant health problemsXXXXXXXXX
Infant length and weightXXXX
Use of antibiotics and other prescription and nonprescription medicinesXXXXXXXXX
Stool characteristicsXXXXXXXXX
Stopped breastfeeding: age, reasons, breastfeeding attitudesXXXXXXXXX
WIC participationXXXXXXXXX
Breastfeeding and breast-pumping detailsXXX
Mother's dietary changes because of breastfeeding and reasonsXXX
Information sources about breastfeeding, diet while breastfeeding, and breast pumpsX
Formula-feeding detailsXXXX
Sleeping arrangementsXXXX
Employment status and characteristicsXXXX
Child careXXXX
Mother's current health and weightXXXX
Mother's tobacco use and smoking in homeXXXX
National Breastfeeding Awareness Campaign evaluation questionsXX
Food allergyXXX
Solid-food feeding detailsXXXXXX
Sources of information about herbal products and general infant feedingXX
  • Topics addressed in the prenatal questionnaire, birth screener, and neonatal questionnaire are discussed in the text.