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Duration and urgency of transfer in births planned at home and in freestanding midwifery units in England: secondary analysis of the birthplace national prospective cohort study

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BACKGROUND: In England, there is a policy of offering healthy women with straightforward pregnancies a choice of birth setting. Options may include home or a freestanding midwifery unit (FMU). Transfer rates from these settings are around 20%, and higher for nulliparous women. The duration of transfer is of interest because of the potential for delay in access to specialist care and is also of concern to women. We aimed to estimate the duration of transfer in births planned at home and in FMU...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2393-13-224

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
NPEU
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Article number:
224
Publication date:
2013-01-01
Acceptance date:
2013-11-27
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1471-2393
ISSN:
1471-2393
Source identifiers:
441654
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English
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2014-02-07

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