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  • A qualitative exploration of how midwives' and obstetricians' perception of risk affects care practices for low-risk women and normal birth. 

    Healy, Sandra; Humphreys, Eileen; Kennedy, Catriona (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2017.02.005, 2017-03-06)
    HEALY, S., HUMPHREYS, E. and KENNEDY, C. 2017. A qualitative exploration of how midwives' and obstetricians' perception of risk affects care practices for low-risk women and normal birth. Women and birth [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2017.02.005
    Background: Maternity care is facing increasing intervention and iatrogenic morbidity rates. This can be attributed, in part, to higher-risk maternity populations, but also to a risk culture in which birth is increasingly ...