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Table 2 PICO analysis for development of the research question

From: Policy, evidence and practice for post-birth care plans: a scoping review

  PICO Headings Description of Areas Included
P Participants Pregnant women (and their partners/ families), midwives
I Intervention PBCP
C Context Middle-to high income countries, English-speaking; countries with a maternity-care infrastructure, 2006 – present day to reflect the initial guidelines issued by NICE regarding the need for post-birth care planning
O Outcome Women’s satisfaction with their post-birth care. Women being involved in decisions about their own care and their baby’s care. Provides an opportunity for women to identify and predict their own post-birth care needs