Influence of culture and community perceptions on birth and perinatal care of immigrant women: doulas' perspective.

  • H G Kang
  • Published 2014 in The Journal of perinatal education


A qualitative study examined the perceptions of doulas practicing in Washington State regarding the influence of cultural and community beliefs on immigrant women's birth and perinatal care, as well as their own cultural beliefs and values that may affect their ability to work interculturally. The findings suggest that doulas can greatly aid immigrant… (More)
DOI: 10.1891/1058-1243.23.1.25


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