An exploratory study of traditional birthing practices of Chinese, Malay and Indian women in Singapore.

@article{Naser2012AnES,
  title={An exploratory study of traditional birthing practices of Chinese, Malay and Indian women in Singapore.},
  author={Eliana Naser and Sandra Mackey and David Arthur and Piyanee Klainin-Yobas and Hypercubes Y-Chuang Chen and Debra K Creedy},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={e865-71}
}
OBJECTIVES to explore the traditional birthing practices of Singaporean women. RESEARCH DESIGN a qualitative study using a phenomenological approach. Data were collected using individual interviews, which were audio-recorded and transcribed verbatim. Colaizzi's phenomenological method was used to analyse the data. SETTING obstetric outpatient clinics in a tertiary hospital in Singapore. PARTICIPANTS a purposive sample of 30 women, 1-3 months postpartum. FINDINGS two broad themes emerged… CONTINUE READING

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