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Table 6 Number of home visits compared to planned length of stay for vaginal births

From: Individualised, flexible postnatal care: a feasibility study for a randomised controlled trial

Length of stay Home visits as planned More home visits Fewer home visits Unknown number of visits
  n % n % n % n %
As planned (n = 21) 9 43 0 0 12 57 0 0
Longer than planned (n = 47) 36 77 1 2 3 6 7 15
Shorter than planned (n = 8) 2 25 0 0 6 75 0 0
Total (all women who had a vaginal birth and had plan (n = 76)) 47 62 1 1 21 28 7 9