Pregnancy care information from the Women's

We are interested in the health information you received during your most recent pregnancy. By taking the time to complete this online survey, you will allow us to continuously improve the services we are offering to women and their families during pregnancy and beyond.

We are interested in the health information you received during your most recent pregnancy. By taking the time to complete this online survey, you will allow us to continuously improve the services we are offering to women and their families during pregnancy and beyond.

Pregnancy and Parenting Information

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Pregnancy and Early Parenting Information Sources

Thank you for taking the time to complete this short survey. It will help us improve the care and information we provide to women during their pregnancy and beyond.

Having Your Baby at The Women's

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Growing Together Kit

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Did you receive the Growing Together Kit or Having Your Baby at The Women's information at your first pregnancy visit?

The Growing Together Kit

The Growing Together Kit contains the Growing Together book for parents, a story book for children, and instructions on how to download the Growing Together 'app' for use on a mobile phone.

When you received the Growing Together Kit, did the health professional who gave it to you explain how to use it?
Did you download the Growing Together 'app'?
What was the main reason for not downloading the Growing Together 'app'?

Your use of the Growing Together 'app' and book

The following questions ask about your use of the Growing Together Kit, during pregnancy and after the birth of your baby. The questions ask separately about use of the app and the book.

Growing Together app

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When you were PREGNANT, how often did you:
When you were PREGNANT, how often did you: Never Once or twice Monthly Weekly Most days Not applicable
read sections of the Growing Together BOOK?
look up information on the Growing Together APP?
SINCE THE BIRTH OF YOUR BABY, how often have you:
SINCE THE BIRTH OF YOUR BABY, how often have you: Never Once or twice Monthly Weekly Most days Not applicable
read sections of the Growing Together BOOK?
looked up information on the Growing Together APP?
Please comment on the following statements about the Growing Together kit?
Please comment on the following statements about the Growing Together kit? Strongly disagree Disagree Neither agree nor disagree Agree Strongly agree NA
The information in the Growing Together kit was useful DURING PREGNANCY
The information in the Growing Together kit has been useful SINCE MY BABY'S BIRTH
The Growing Together APP is easy to use
The Growing Together BOOK is easy to use
The information in the Growing Together KIT is easy to understand
Overall, the information in the Growing Together KIT is helpful
A story book by Mem Fox, is part of the Growing Together Kit. Have you read this story to your baby?
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Did you read this story to your baby before she/he was born (i.e. while you were still pregnant)?
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Your health providers' use of the Growing Together app and book

The following questions ask whether Growing Together was used to support your health care during pregnancy, at birth or after.

For your PREGNANCY VISITS, how often:
For your PREGNANCY VISITS, how often: Never Once only Some visits Most visits Every visit Not applicable
did you use the Growing Together BOOK or APP to prepare for your pregnancy visits?
did you take the BOOK with you to your pregnancy visits?
did your midwife/doctor use the BOOK with you during your visits?
did your midwife/doctor use the APP with you during your visits?
When you were IN HOSPITAL after the birth of your baby, how often:
When you were IN HOSPITAL after the birth of your baby, how often: Never Once or twice Several times NA
did you use the Growing Together BOOK during your hospital stay?
did you use the Growing Together APP during your hospital stay?
did the midwife use the Growing Together BOOK with you during your stay in hospital?
did the midwife use the Growing Together APP with you during your stay in hospital?
During your MIDWIFE HOME VISITS after the birth:
During your MIDWIFE HOME VISITS after the birth: Yes No NA
did the home visiting midwife use the Growing Together BOOK to discuss information with you?
did the home visiting midwife use the Growing Together APP to discuss information with you?
When you visit the MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH NURSE, how often:
When you visit the MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH NURSE, how often: Never Once or twice Several times
have you taken your Growing Together BOOK with you?
has the Maternal and Child Health Nurse used the Growing Together BOOK with you?
has the Maternal and Child Health Nurse used the Growing Together APP with you?

The usefulness of the Growing Together app and book

The following questions ask how useful Growing Together was, when used to support your health care during pregnancy, at birth or after.

Growing Together was:
Growing Together was: Strongly disagree Disagree Neither agree nor disagree Agree Strongly agree Not used
useful during my pregnancy visits
useful during my hospital stay after the birth
useful in my midwife home visits
useful in my Maternal and Child Health Nurse visits
The Growing Together kit contained the Growing Together book and an 'app'. Which of these did you find more useful?
The Women's Hospital has a number of other information resources in addition to the Growing Together kit. Did your midwife or doctor discuss any of the following DURING your PREGNANCY VISITS?
The Women's Hospital has a number of other information resources in addition to the Growing Together kit. Did your midwife or doctor discuss any of the following DURING your PREGNANCY VISITS? Yes No Not sure
'Pregnancy Care at the Women's' book
The Women's Hospital Website
The Women's Health Information Centre
'Breastfeeding Your Baby' Booklet
Childbirth Education Classes
Other sources of information
Please rate how important the following factors are for you when you think about information sources
Please rate how important the following factors are for you when you think about information sources Not at all important A little bit important Somewhat important Quite important Very important
Being able to take the information with me to my Maternal and Child Health Nurse visits
Being able to share the information with my partner
Being able to share the information with other family and friends
My care provider having access to the same sources of information as me
Information being presented in an interactive way
Information being from a trusted and reliable source
Being able to access the information for free
Being able to access the information I need in private
Being able to access information at all times
Being able to take the information with me to my pregnancy visits
Please rate how important the following factors are for you when you think about information sources
Please rate how important the following factors are for you when you think about information sources Not at all important A little bit important Somewhat important Quite important Very important
Being able to access information at all times
Being able to take the information with me to my pregnancy visits
Being able to take the information with me to my Maternal and Child Health Nurse visits
Being able to share the information with my partner
Being able to share the information with other family and friends
My care provider having access to the same sources of information as me
Information being presented in an interactive way
Information being from a trusted and reliable source
Being able to access the information for free
Being able to access the information I need in private
Please rate how important the following factors are for you when you think about information sources
Please rate how important the following factors are for you when you think about information sources Not at all important A little bit important Somewhat important Quite important Very important
Being able to access information at all times
Being able to take the information with me to my pregnancy visits
Being able to take the information with me to my Maternal and Child Health Nurse visits
Being able to share the information with my partner
Being able to share the information with other family and friends
My care provider having access to the same sources of information as me
Information being presented in an interactive way
Information being from a trusted and reliable source
Being able to access the information for free
Being able to access the information I need in private

Now we are going to ask some questions about your internet use during pregnancy and the early parenting periods.

During your PREGNANCY, did you use the internet for pregnancy information?
Have you used the internet for PARENTING information?
Did you use any PREGNANCY related "apps" that were accessible from a mobile device (phone/tablet)
Please tell us why you did not use any PREGNANCY related 'apps'?
Please tick which 'apps' you used
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Other than the Growing Together app, have you used any PARENTING related 'apps' that are accessible from a mobile device (phone/tablet)
Apart from the Growing Together app, can you please tell us why you have not used any PARENTING related 'apps'
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Is there any other information that you would have liked to receive DURING PREGNANCY from The Women's Hospital?
Is there other information that you would have liked to receive DURING PREGNANCY from The Women's Hospital?
Is there other information that you would have liked to receive DURING PREGNANCY from The Women's Hospital?
Overall, what are your PREFERRED formats for receiving information? (please tick the top 3 ways that you prefer to receive information)
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