Experiences of mothers with antenatal, delivery and postpartum care in rural Gambia.

@article{Telfer2002ExperiencesOM,
  title={Experiences of mothers with antenatal, delivery and postpartum care in rural Gambia.},
  author={Michelle L Telfer and Jane T Rowley and Gijs E L Walraven},
  journal={African journal of reproductive health},
  year={2002},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={74-83}
}
Over the last two decades, the maternal mortality ratio appears to have fallen by up to 50% in the Farafenni, a rural area of The Gambia. This reduction almost certainly reflects improvements in access to essential obstetric services. The ratio, however, is still 50 times higher than in Western and Northern Europe or North America. This paper provides information from a community-based study of 623 women who had recently given birth in the Farafenni area. Information on how, when, and why care… CONTINUE READING

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