Support for mothers and their families after life-threatening illness in pregnancy and childbirth: a qualitative study in primary care

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BACKGROUND One in 100 women who give birth in the UK develop life-threatening illnesses during childbirth. Without urgent medical attention these illnesses could lead to the mother's death. Little is known about how the experience of severe illness in childbirth affects the mother, baby, and family. AIM As part of the UK National Maternal Near-miss… (More)
DOI: 10.3399/bjgp15X686461

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@inproceedings{Hinton2015SupportFM, title={Support for mothers and their families after life-threatening illness in pregnancy and childbirth: a qualitative study in primary care}, author={Lisa Hinton and Louise Locock and Marian Knight}, booktitle={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners}, year={2015} }