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Women and traditional midwives: care practices during the process of labor and birth at home

Mulheres e parteiras tradicionais: práticas de cuidado durante o processo de parto e nascimento em domicílio
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Barbosa, Camila Meira; Dias, Maria Djair; Silva, Maria do Socorro Sousa; Caricio, Márcia Rique

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Abstract Discuss the most common care practices reported by the women assisted by traditional birth attendants at home. Methods: This is a qualitative research methodology to be used as History Thematic Oral - HOT. Results: Show that their experience in collaborative assisted by midwife traditional is a feeling of safety, shelter, where the family environment provides comfort and safety for pregnant women, beyond autonomy in choosing how to make your child, since they assume their role as protagonists of this process. Conclusion: Soon, we realized the need to add scientific knowledge with popular, combining technology with the experience of living, contributing to a reflection in search of new meanings in this special moment of giving birth.
Keywords woman; birth; obstetrics; midwife; home care
Classification Medical Sociology
Document language Portugese
Publication Year 2013
Page/Pages p. 3206-3220
Journal Revista de Pesquisa: Cuidado é Fundamental Online, 5 (2013) 1
ISSN 2175-5361
Status Published Version; peer reviewed
Licence Free Digital Peer Publishing Licence