The International Journal of Childbirth is a peer-reviewed, quarterly journal publishing original research, reviews, and case studies concerned with the practice of midwifery, women's health, prenatal care, and the birth process. The journal encourages the exploration of the complex and contextual issues surrounding childbirth provision and outcomes and invites manuscripts from a wide range of clinical, theoretical, political, methodological, psychological, public health, policy, and multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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Volume 2, Number 1, 2012

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Traditional Birth Attendants in Samoa: Integration With the Formal Health System
pp. 5-11(7)
Authors: Homer, Caroline S. E.; Lees, Tauaitala; Stowers, Pelenatete; Aiavao, Fulisia; Sheehy, Annabel; Barclay, Lesley

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Focus Group and Health Teaching With Traditional Birth Attendants in Njeru, Uganda
pp. 12-19(8)
Authors: Carr, Katherine Camacho; White, Ruth

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Knowledge of the Birth Process Among Undergraduates: Impact of Screening of a Documentary Featuring Natural Childbirth in Low-Risk Pregnancies
pp. 20-28(9)
Authors: Kavanagh, Katherine F.; Joyce, Stephanie M.; Nicklas, Jennifer; Nolte, Joy V.; Morgan, Lauren G.; Lou, Zixin

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What Makes Episiotomy Rates Change?: A Systematic Review of the Literature
pp. 29-39(11)
Authors: Hussein, Suha Abed Almajeed Abdallah; Dahlen, Hannah; Schmied, Virginia

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“Less Feminine and Less a Woman”: The Impact of Unplanned Postpartum Hysterectomy on Women
pp. 51-60(10)
Authors: Elmir, Rakime; Jackson, Debra; Schmied, Virginia; Wilkes, Lesley


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pp. 61-63(3)

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Home Birth
pp. 66-66(1)


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pp. 67-67(1)

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