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Midwives and human rights

Kirkham, M, Davies, SE, Edwards, N and Murphy-Lawless, J 2012, 'Midwives and human rights' , MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, 22 (4) , pp. 441-445.

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The woman has the right to make decisions about her care, in particular about where, how and with whom she has her baby. Therefore the options she chooses must be available to her. As the midwife is the person who has the professional duty to facilitate the woman’s decision making, she must in turn be enabled to support whatever carefully thought-out decisions a woman makes.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: MIDIRS Midwifery Digest
Publisher: MIDIRS
ISSN: 0961-5555
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: SE Davies
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 15:24
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2015 15:45

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