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1. Singh S, Chhabra P, Sujoy R: Role of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in provision of antenatal and perinatal care at home amongst the urban poor in Delhi, India. Health Care Women Int; 2012;33(7):666-76
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  • [Title] Role of traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in provision of antenatal and perinatal care at home amongst the urban poor in Delhi, India.
  • More than 80% of deliveries amongst the urban poor are conducted at home, mostly by traditional birth attendants (TBAs).
  • In all, 29 eligible TBAs in the study area were identified and interviewed to assess their knowledge and practices regarding antenatal and perinatal care.
  • Their knowledge about complications in antenatal and perinatal period was inadequate.
  • The majority provided inadequate advice to the mothers.
  • Over seventy-nine percent (79.3%) gave injections of oxytocin.
  • Sixteen (55.2%) did not wait or waited for less than 10 minutes for the mother to expel the placenta.
  • Fourteen (48.3%) encountered excessive vaginal bleeding, but none knew how to manage it.
  • Overall knowledge and care provided by the TBAs was poor.
  • [MeSH-major] Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice. Home Childbirth. Midwifery / methods. Perinatal Care. Prenatal Care
  • [MeSH-minor] Adult. Cross-Sectional Studies. Delivery, Obstetric. Female. Humans. India. Infant Care / methods. Infant Mortality. Infant, Newborn. Interviews as Topic. Maternal Mortality. Middle Aged. Poverty. Pregnancy. Pregnancy Complications / prevention & control. Pregnancy Outcome. Quality of Health Care. Urban Population

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  • (PMID = 22681749.001).
  • [ISSN] 1096-4665
  • [Journal-full-title] Health care for women international
  • [ISO-abbreviation] Health Care Women Int
  • [Language] eng
  • [Publication-type] Journal Article
  • [Publication-country] England
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