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What women expect of family physicians as maternity care providers

Douglas, Susan; Cervin, Catherine; Bower, Kelly Nicol


OBJECTIVE: To explore women's expectations and experiences of family physicians as maternity care providers. DESIGN: In-depth semistructured one-on-one interviews were conducted at 36 weeks' gestation and at 6 weeks postpartum. SETTING: Family practices in Halifax, NS. PARTICIPANTS: Five female family physicians recruited a total of 6 low-risk primigravida women. Five of the 6 women completed follow-up interviews. METHOD: Interviews lasting 1 to 2 hours were conducted using an unstructured...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Canadian Family Physician


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