Seeking safe passage: utilizing health care during pregnancy.


This grounded theory study was conducted to explore how women utilize health care during pregnancy. The 27 women who were interviewed had sought prenatal care early, late or not at all. Transcriptions from the interviews were subjected to constant comparative analysis. The major concern of the women was seeking safe passage through pregnancy and childbirth… (More)


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@article{Patterson1990SeekingSP, title={Seeking safe passage: utilizing health care during pregnancy.}, author={E T Patterson and Marko Freese and Rosalind Goldenberg}, journal={Image--the journal of nursing scholarship}, year={1990}, volume={22 1}, pages={27-31} }