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Eastern Indians' Childbearing Practices and Nursing Implications

Ganga Mahat
Journal of Community Health Nursing
Vol. 15, No. 3 (1998), pp. 155-161
Published by: Taylor & Francis, Ltd.
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3427710
Page Count: 7
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Eastern Indians' Childbearing Practices and Nursing Implications
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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to assist nurses to understand and provide culturally sensitive perinatal care to Eastern Indians residing in the United States. Traditional practices during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and after delivery are described. The strategies that are culturally relevant and sensitive to the needs of the clients are suggested.

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