Childbirth Belief and Practice in a Garifuna (Black Carib) Village on the North Coast of Honduras

  title={Childbirth Belief and Practice in a Garifuna (Black Carib) Village on the North Coast of Honduras},
  author={Felix S. Cohen},
  journal={Western Journal of Nursing Research},
  pages={193 - 208}
  • F. S. Cohen
  • Published 1 May 1982
  • Medicine
  • Western Journal of Nursing Research
This study describes the beliefs and practices related to pregnancy delivery postpartum and immediate infant care among a population of Garifuna in Rio Tinto 1 of 43 Carib settlements located on the north coast of Honduras. This represents the 1st description of childbirth practices in Rio Tinto as well as the 1st such account of any Carib group. The research was based on fieldwork conducted in Rio Tinto from January to July 1978. Unscheduled interviews were used in Rio Tinto. Interviews with… 

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