Traditional beliefs about pregnancy and child birth among women from Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.

@article{Liamputtong2005TraditionalBA,
  title={Traditional beliefs about pregnancy and child birth among women from Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.},
  author={Pranee Liamputtong and Susanha Yimyam and Sukanya Parisunyakul and Chavee Baosoung and Nantaporn Sansiriphun},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={
          139-53
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To examine women's embodied knowledge of pregnancy and birth, women's explanations of precautions during pregnancy and birth and preparations for easy birth and the role of a traditional midwife in a Thai birthing care. DESIGN In-depth interviews relating to traditional and changed beliefs and practices of pregnancy and childbirth with Thai women in Northern Thailand. SETTING Chiang Mai city and Mae On sub-district in Chiang Mai province, Northern Thailand. PARTICIPANTS 30 Thai… CONTINUE READING

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