Respectful maternity care in Ethiopian public health facilities

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Sheferaw, Ephrem D.; Bazant, Eva; Gibson, Hannah; Fenta, Hone B.; Ayalew, Firew; Belay, Tsigereda B.; Worku, Maria M.; Kebebu, Aelaf E.; Woldie, Sintayehu A.; Kim, Young-Mi; van den Akker, T.; Stekelenburg, Jelle;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Reproductive Health,volume 14 (eissn: 1742-4755)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0323-4, pmc: PMC5434569
  • Subject: Labor and delivery | Respectful maternity care | Ethiopia | Birth companion | Birth positioning | Mistreatment of women | Health facility | Research

Background Disrespect and abuse of women during institutional childbirth services is one of the deterrents to utilization of maternity care services in Ethiopia and other low- and middle-income countries. This paper describes the prevalence of respectful maternity care ... View more
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