Cultural issues in perinatal care.

  title={Cultural issues in perinatal care.},
  author={Beverley Chalmers},
  volume={40 4},
Childbirth is a universal experience that links physical, psychological, social, cultural, and spiritual components. Childbirth is the greatest leveler we have: we all give birth the same way. Culturally determined childbearing customs do, however, distinguish some women from others. Practices, beliefs, and preferences that differentiate groups worldwide include the following: choice of caregiver as midwife, obstetrician, family physician or traditional birth attendant; birth positions ranging… CONTINUE READING

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