“They Can’t Understand It”: Maternity Health and Care Needs of Immigrant Muslim Women in St. John’s, Newfoundland

@article{Reitmanova2007TheyCU,
  title={“They Can’t Understand It”: Maternity Health and Care Needs of Immigrant Muslim Women in St. John’s, Newfoundland},
  author={Sylvia Reitmanova and Diana L. Gustafson},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={12},
  pages={101-111}
}
ObjectivesThe purpose of this qualitative study was to document and explore the maternity health care needs and the barriers to accessing maternity health services from the perspective of immigrant Muslim women living in St. John’s, Canada.MethodsA purposive approach was used in recruiting six individuals to participate in in-depth semi-structured interviews. Data were analyzed using a two-step process of content analysis. Three metathemes were identified and compared to previous research on… Expand
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