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Rural Women's Experiences of Maternity Care: Implications for Policy and Practice

  title={Rural Women's Experiences of Maternity Care: Implications for Policy and Practice},
  author={Jude Kornelsen and Stefan Grzybowski},
This research investigated rural maternity care from the perspective of parturient women, care providers, health care administrators and local leaders. We found that women’s experiences were bound in the complexity of relationships that were influenced by the attitudes and actions of care providers and the organization of health system services. The study took place within a dynamically changing health care environment in which three of the four study sites ceased offering birthing services… 

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