I felt like an active participant in my labour and delivery


Warren CE, Njue R, Ndwiga C, Abuya T. Manifestations and drivers of mistreatment of women during childbirth in Kenya: Implications for measurement and developing interventions. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2017

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Lack of autonomy – not involved in decision making in my care; From discussion: “This coupled with the fact that women reported loss of autonomy when denied access to medical information
about the birthing process. This disempowered women and reduced them to states of passivity in which they were unable to be active participants in their own birth experience [17].”

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