Clean delivery practices in rural northern Ghana: A qualitative study of community and provider knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs systems Full Text
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 06/20/2012
Moyer CA et al. – This study suggests a widespread understanding in rural northern Ghana of the need for clean delivery. Nonetheless, many recommended clean delivery practices are ignored. Overarching themes emerging from this study included the increasing use of facility–based delivery, the disconnect between healthcare providers and the community, and the critical role grandmothers play in ensuring clean delivery practices.