'You can drop dead': midwives bullying women.

@article{Dietsch2010YouCD,
  title={'You can drop dead': midwives bullying women.},
  author={Elaine Dietsch and Pamela Shackleton and Carmel Davies and M Mcleod and Margaret Alston},
  journal={Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={53-9}
}
BACKGROUND This paper describes how women experienced what came to be labelled as 'bullying' by a small number of midwives when they were evacuated from their rural and remote areas of NSW, Australia to a maternity unit to birth. RESEARCH QUESTION What is the experience of women who are required to travel away from their NSW rural/remote communities to birth? PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS Forty-two participants together with a number of their partners/support people were interviewed in depth for… CONTINUE READING

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