couple relationships

Love conquers: how loving couple relationships support the caring role of fathers and their challenge of community gender norms

An evaluation of Plan International programmes in Tanzania and Zimbabwe seeking to engage men in maternal and newborn health found an outcome that was not sought by researchers at the

minority baby

Family engagement and “familiar” settings: an important component of culturally-appropriate services for minority communities (international)

A review of projects to provide culturally appropriate maternity care services for minority communities has revealed that involving families and creating a “familiar” environment is a particular strategy in some

birth companion

Reaching the WHO Quality Standards will require engaging fathers and families

The WHO Standards for Improving the Quality of Maternal and Newborn Care in Health Facilities state that healthcare provision “must take into account the preferences and aspirations of individual women