Step 2: Provides Accurate, Descriptive, Statistical Information About Birth Care Practices
Source: The Journal of Perinatal Education, Volume 16, Supplement 1, 2007 , pp. 20-22(3)
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Abstract:Step 2 of the Ten Steps of Mother-Friendly Care insures that women will have accurate, descriptive, and statistical information about the practices and procedures for birth care at their place of birth, including measures of interventions and outcomes. This information provides a foundation for making informed decisions. The rationales and evidence in support of this step are presented.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2007-12-01
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