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Provision and uptake of routine antenatal services: a qualitative evidence synthesis

This review identifies key barriers and facilitators to the uptake (or not) of antenatal care (ANC) services by pregnant women and in the provision (or not) of good-quality ANC by healthcare providers. It complements existing effectiveness reviews of models of ANC provision and adds essential insights into why a particular type of ANC provided in specific local contexts may or may not be acceptable, accessible, or valued by some pregnant women and their families/communities.

The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Downe et al June 2019
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