Lesbian women's experiences with healthcare providers in the birthing context: a meta-ethnography.

  title={Lesbian women's experiences with healthcare providers in the birthing context: a meta-ethnography.},
  author={B. Dahl and Anne Margrethe Fylkesnes and Venke Marion S\orlie and Kirsti Malterud},
  volume={29 6},
OBJECTIVE to explore research knowledge about lesbian women's experiences with health-care providers in the birthing context. METHOD a systematic search for relevant qualitative studies in selected databases identified 13 articles of sufficient quality. The findings were synthesized using a meta-ethnographic approach as described by Noblit and Hare. SYNTHESIS AND FINDINGS: issues related to covert or overt homophobia and prejudice were demonstrated and were sometimes mediated by subtle… CONTINUE READING
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