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Women's birth place preferences in the United Kingdom: a systematic review and narrative synthesis of the quantitative literature.

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Current clinical guidelines and national policy in England support offering ‘low risk’ women a choice of birth setting, but despite an increase in provison of midwifery units in England the vast majority of women still give birth in obstetric units and there is uncertainty around how best to configure services. There is therefore a need to better understand women’s birth place preferences. The aim of this review was to summarise the recent quantitative evidence on UK w...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1186/s12884-016-0998-5

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Oxford, MSD, Public Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Oxford, MSD, Public Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Oxford, MSD, Public Health, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Oriel College
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
1
Pages:
213
Publication date:
2016-08-05
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ISSN:
1471-2393
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pubs:638251
URN:
uri:d632a978-0b5b-4dfb-abc5-4e8773e97e28
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d632a978-0b5b-4dfb-abc5-4e8773e97e28
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pubs:638251

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