Mothers’ reproductive and medical history misinformation practices as strategies against healthcare providers’ domination and humiliation in maternal care decision-making interactions: an ethnographic study in Southern Ghana

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Yevoo, Linda L. ; Agyepong, Irene A. ; Gerrits, Trudie ; van Dijk, Han (2018)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, volume 18 (issn: 1471-2393, eissn: 1471-2393)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6029400, doi: 10.1186/s12884-018-1916-9
  • Subject: Empowerment | RG1-991 | Pregnant women | Research Article | Care decision-making | Gynecology and obstetrics | Respectful maternal care | Power | Ethnography | Ghana

Background Pregnant women can misinform or withhold their reproductive and medical information from providers when they interact with them during care decision-making interactions, although, the information clients reveal or withhold while seeking care plays a critical ... View more
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