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Table 1 Provisional search strategy

From: Recruitment and retention of fathers with young children in early childhood health intervention research: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol

1 exp Fathers/ 7877
2 father*.mp. 41857
3 dad.mp. 5999
4 dads.mp. 759
5 paternal.mp. 23160
6 or/1-5 65155
7 exp Education, Nonprofessional/ or exp Prenatal Education/ 188637
8 psychoeducation*.mp. 4021
9 psycho-education*.mp. 1229
10 education*.tw,kf. 486444
11 intervention*.mp. 847036
12 program*.mp. 877690
13 or/7-12 2010750
14 exp postpartum period/ 59206
15 exp Labor, Obstetric/ 45665
16 exp Labor, Induced/ 9107
17 exp pregnancy/ 853992
18 exp Parturition/ 14311
19 exp infant/ 1088414
20 postpartum.mp. 61905
21 post-partum.mp. 11505
22 postnatal.mp. 99728
23 post-natal.mp. 6709
24 antenatal.mp. 31014
25 ante-natal.mp. 516
26 perinatal.mp. 67248
27 peri-natal.mp. 184
28 pregnan*.mp. 946625
29 birth*.mp. 334360
30 childbirth.mp. 18779
31 infancy.mp. 59520
32 infant.mp. 1136965
33 infants.mp. 244504
34 toddler*.mp. 9054
35 neonat*.mp. 266522
36 baby.mp. 34818
37 babies.mp. 34051
38 prenatal.mp. 157509
39 pre-natal.mp. 1202
40 labor.mp. 117454
41 labour.mp. 28432
42 newborn*.mp. 724924
43 or/14-42 2306627
44 6 and 13 and 43 4681
45 prepartum.mp. 2024
46 pre-partum.mp. 313
47 43 or 45 or 46 2306701
48 6 and 13 and 47 4681
  1. Database(s): Ovid MEDLINE(R) Epub Ahead of Print, In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations, Ovid MEDLINE(R) Daily and Ovid MEDLINE(R) 1946 to present