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"I didn't think we'd be dealing with stuff like this": A qualitative study of volunteer support for very disadvantaged pregnant women and new mothers

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OBJECTIVE: to identify the particular issues associated with volunteer support for very disadvantaged mothers (who were young, had insecure immigration status, were recent migrants whose English was poor,misused drugs or alcohol, or were involved in crime), from the perspective of the volunteers. DESIGN: a qualitative descriptive study, informed by phenomenological social psychology. Semi-structured qualitative interviews were carried out between July 2013 and March 2015. Interview transcript...

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Peer review status:
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10.1016/j.midw.2016.12.003

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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Grant:
Policy Research Programme
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Midwifery Journal website
Volume:
45
Pages:
36-43
Publication date:
2016-12-06
Acceptance date:
2016-12-04
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EISSN:
1532-3099
ISSN:
0266-6138
Source identifiers:
667504
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English
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2017-01-10

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