Women's experience of group prenatal care.

  title={Women's experience of group prenatal care.},
  author={Gina Novick and Lois S Sadler and Holly Powell Kennedy and Sally Solomon Cohen and Nora Ellen Groce and Kathleen A Knafl},
  journal={Qualitative health research},
  volume={21 1},
Group prenatal care (GPNC) is an innovative alternative to individual prenatal care. In this longitudinal study we used ethnographic methods to explore African American and Hispanic women's experiences of receiving GPNC in two urban clinics. Methods included individual, in-depth, semistructured interviews of women and group leaders in GPNC, participant observation of GPNC sessions, and medical record review. GPNC offered positive experiences and met many of women's expressed preferences… CONTINUE READING

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