Author(s): Somali Health Board Perinatal Task Force

Date Authored: August 25, 2014

Somali women and their children
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Summary information gleaned from focus group discussions with Somali women, includes recommendations for OB providers about Somali women’s preferences for education and approaches to care during prenatal period and labor/delivery.

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