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Candy Puts

Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada


  • Research Article   
    Midwifery Care and Maternal Health Outcomes: A Systematic Review
    Author(s): Candy Puts*

    Midwifery, as a profession rooted in the historical care of women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period, has evolved into diverse models of care globally. This research article provides a comprehensive review and analysis of midwifery models of care, exploring their historical evolution, essential components, and impact on maternal and newborns health outcomes. The article delves into the significance of personalized, womancentered care, emphasizing informed choice, shared decision-making and cultural sensitivity as key components of midwifery models. Drawing on case studies from various regions, the article highlights the global diversity of midwifery practices and their respective effects on maternal and new-born health. Additionally, empirical evidence is examined to compare midwifery-led care with medical-led care, assessing outcomes such as maternal satisfaction.. View More»
    DOI: 10.14303/2315-568X.2022.60

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