Midwives in China: 'jie sheng po' to 'zhu chan shi'.


We explore the position of midwifery in contemporary China, and draw on fieldwork conducted in Shanxi and Sichuan Provinces during 2005 and 2006, the available literature in English and to a lesser extent in Mandarin. We also explore the historical antecedents to the present-day professional status, practices and position within the health-care system of… (More)


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@article{Harris2009MidwivesIC, title={Midwives in China: 'jie sheng po' to 'zhu chan shi'.}, author={Amanda Harris and Suzanne Belton and L. R. C. Barclay and Jennifer Fenwick}, journal={Midwifery}, year={2009}, volume={25 2}, pages={203-12} }