Developing a theoretical framework on postpartum care from Tanzanian midwives' views on their role.

@article{Lugina2002DevelopingAT,
  title={Developing a theoretical framework on postpartum care from Tanzanian midwives' views on their role.},
  author={Helen I. Lugina and Eva Johansson and Gunnila Lindmark and Kyllike Christensson},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2002},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={12-20}
}
OBJECTIVES to describe a theoretical framework developed from the views of midwives in relation to provision of systematic postpartum care. DESIGN qualitative focus group study using grounded theory approach. SETTING Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. PARTICIPANTS 49 nurse-midwives in five focus group discussions each having 9-11 participants. FINDINGS the components of the Basic Social Process of 'Becoming a good resource and support person for the postpartum woman' consisted of 'reflection' as… CONTINUE READING