Transition to Skilled Birth Attendance: Is There a Future Role for Trained Traditional Birth Attendants?

@inproceedings{Sibley2006TransitionTS,
  title={Transition to Skilled Birth Attendance: Is There a Future Role for Trained Traditional Birth Attendants?},
  author={Lynn M. Sibley and Theresa Ann Sipe},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2006}
}
A brief history of training of traditional birth attendants (TBAs), summary of evidence for effectiveness of TBA training, and consideration of the future role of trained TBAs in an environment that emphasizes transition to skilled birth attendance are provided. Evidence of the effectiveness of TBA training, based on 60 studies and standard meta-analytic… CONTINUE READING