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Local understandings of care during delivery and postnatal period to inform home based package of newborn care interventions in rural Ethiopia: a qualitative study.

Authors
  • Degefie, Tedbabe1
  • Amare, Yared
  • Mulligan, Brian
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC International Health and Human Rights
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
May 19, 2014
Volume
14
Pages
17–17
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/1472-698X-14-17
PMID: 24885760
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Cultural beliefs and newborn care practices do not conform to recommended standards. Local perspectives related to newborn care practices should inform behaviour change messages. Such messages should target mothers, grandmothers, TBAs, other female family members and fathers.

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