Table 2

Women’s self report on receiving LAC counselling in the hospital, LAC counselling at a postpartum visit, preference for FMOB, self-reported understanding of C section indications and feelings of being involved in decision-making process between pre and post intervention groups

Preintervention (n=40)Postintervention (n=40)P value
LAC counselling prior to discharge15 (38.46%)20 (50%)0.3*
LAC counselling at a postpartum visit12 (30.77%)21 (53.85%0.04*
Women reporting feeling that their indication for C-section was explained to them†35 (87.5%)38 (95%)0.43
Women reporting feeling involved in the decision to have a C-section†27 (67.5%)36 (90%)0.03
Women’s state preference for FMOB28 (70%)20 (66.67%)0.77*
  • Data missingness: LAC counselling (1), postpartum counselling (2), FMOB (10).

  • *P values are estimated with χ2 test.

  • †Fisher’s exact test.

  • FMOB, future mode of birth; LAC, labour after caesarean.