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Longitudinal trends in childbirth practices in Ethiopia

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Objectives This study examines the influence of women’s birth practices on their daughters’ location of childbirth in Ethiopia, investigating the importance of intergenerational patterns of care on contemporary birth practices. Methods A qualitative survey of women aged 60 and over in three cities in Ethiopia. Results Nearly all first generation women gave birth at home, but the majority of their daughters give birth in facilities. Perceptions of childbirth practices among both women and thei...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10995-017-2279-y

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University College
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Weis, J
Publisher:
Springer US Publisher's website
Journal:
Maternal and Child Health Journal Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
7
Pages:
1531–1536
Publication date:
2017-02-08
Acceptance date:
2017-01-12
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EISSN:
1573-6628
ISSN:
1092-7875
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pubs:677394
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uri:f80a786e-7c10-4a80-b174-0729b7fb9075
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uuid:f80a786e-7c10-4a80-b174-0729b7fb9075
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pubs:677394
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7

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