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Traditional Mayan maternal health practices in Guatemala : Reflections from a maternal health pilot in the department of Sololá, with a practical guide to the history, beliefs, and cultural practices of comadronas in these communities (English)

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This document offers a useful background for NGOs or organizations working to deliver culturally appropriate maternal health services or interventions through comadronas (midwives) in Sololá, Guatemala or the surrounding region. To this end, the information... See More +

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  • Fien-Helfman, Samantha Abigail;
  • 2018/01/01 02:55:01
  • Working Paper
  • 127777
  • 1
  • 1
  • Guatemala
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2018/06/29 02:55:05
  • Disclosed
  • Reflections from a maternal health pilot in the department of Sololá, with a practical guide to the history, beliefs, and cultural practices of comadronas in these communities
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