Women's experiences of transfer from Midwifery Led to Consultant Led care

Patricia Larkin

Dundalk Institute of Technology

Patricia Larkin is Midwifery Lecturer in Dundalk Institute of Technology. She has a particular interest in women's experiences of childbirth.

Abstract

The philosophy of Midwifery Led Care (MLC) has a distinct identify which centers on the normality of childbirth, with an emphasis on a social rather than a medical model of care. To access MLC women must first meet strict... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Patricia Larkin (Dundalk Institute of Technology)

Topic Area

Topics: Maternity Care

Session

MC2 » Maternity Care 2 (15:00 - Wednesday, 9th November, Lecture Theatre 0.32)