A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the effect on Newborn Care Education Program

신생아 돌봄 교육 프로그램의 효과 -체계적 문헌고찰 및 메타분석-

  • Received : 2016.12.12
  • Accepted : 2017.03.20
  • Published : 2017.03.28


This study aimed to validate the effect of newborn care education program to parenting confidence, knowledge and self-efficacy using systematic review and meta-analysis. Literature search was used, Library of Congress, KERIS, KISS, domestic Journal, and until 2016, a total of 11 articles were used for meta-analysis to convergence this kind of results. As the result of the meta-analysis, there was no statistically significant difference in the overall effect of parenting confidence on the neonatal care education program, but there was a statistically significant difference in the sub-group analysis. The overall effect of knowledge and self-efficacy was statistically significant. Based on the results of this study, it will be helpful to understand the newborn care education program and the basis for the effect of education. The research that measures the related variables should be repeated and generalization should be planned in the future research.


Newborn care education program;Parenting confidence;Self-efficacy;Systematic review;Meta-analysis;convergence


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