Disrespect and abuse during childbirth in district Gujrat, Pakistan: A quest for respectful maternity care

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Azhar, Zainab; Oyebode, Oyinlola; Masud, Haleema;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 13,issue 7 (eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6040717, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200318
  • Subject: Research Article | Labor and Delivery | Biology and Life Sciences | Developmental Biology | Asia | Birth | Geographical Locations | Pakistan | Maternal Health | Child Health | Neonates | Antenatal Care | RG | People and Places | Public and Occupational Health | Women's Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Pediatrics | Socioeconomic Aspects of Health | Medicine and Health Sciences | Health Care

Background \ud \ud Disrespectful and abusive practices at health facilities during childbirth discourage many women to seek care at facilities. This may lead to maternal morbidity and mortalities. Despite severe impacts, such practices remain hidden and are rarely repor... View more
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