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Transfers of women planning birth in midwifery units: Data from the Birthplace prospective cohort study

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Objective To examine the percentage of women transferred, reasons for transfer and factors associated with the transfer of women planning birth in midwifery units (MUs). Design Prospective cohort study. Setting All freestanding midwifery units (FMUs) and alongside midwifery units (AMUs) in England. Participants Twenty-nine thousand, two hundred and forty-eight eligible women with a singleton, term and 'booked' pregnancy, planning birth in an MU between April 2008 and April 2010. Methods Multi...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Public Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Public Health, NPEU
Journal:
BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Volume:
119
Issue:
9
Pages:
1081-1090
Publication date:
2012-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1471-0528
ISSN:
1470-0328
URN:
uuid:9e9707c0-836c-4593-8c44-32754f0602d6
Source identifiers:
344653
Local pid:
pubs:344653
Language:
English
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