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Table 2 Themes derived from the qualitative interviews

From: The views of postnatal women and midwives on midwives providing contraceptive advice and methods: a mixed method concurrent study



Role of midwives in contraception at present


Midwifery provision of contraceptive methods welcomed as quality holistic care

Concerns about midwives providing methods


Where, when and how contraceptive methods might be provided

Contraceptive advice should be given at multiple points along a journey of midwifery care

Contraceptive advice within an established relationship


Barriers to giving advice