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The experiences of mothers who lost a baby during pregnancy

L Modiba, A GW Nolte
Health SA Gesondheid | Vol 12, No 2 | a245 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v12i2.245 | © 2007 L Modiba, A GW Nolte | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 12 November 2007 | Published: 12 November 2007

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L Modiba, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
A GW Nolte, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to explore and describe the experiences of mothers who lost a baby during pregnancy and care given by doctors and midwives during this period.

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Die doel van die studie was om die ervaring van moeders met betrekking tot die dood van ‘n baba tydens swangerskap te verken en te beskryf, asook die versorging wat hulle van vroedvroue en dokters gedurende die periode ontvang het.

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