Midwives' perceptions about adolescents' utilisation of public prenatal services in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

@article{Chaibva2010MidwivesPA,
  title={Midwives' perceptions about adolescents' utilisation of public prenatal services in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.},
  author={Cynthia N Chaibva and Valerie Janet Ehlers and Janetta Hendrika Roos},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={e16-20}
}
OBJECTIVES to identify midwives' perceptions about adolescents' failure to utilise prenatal services or to initiate such utilisation late during their pregnancies. DESIGN a quantitative descriptive and exploratory design, using questionnaires to collect data, to describe midwives' perceptions about factors influencing pregnant adolescents' non-utilisation or late utilisation of prenatal services. SETTING 20 public health centres (comprising two hospitals and 18 primary health-care clinics… CONTINUE READING

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