Pregnancy and childbearing have been rated as two of the most stressful events in any woman’s life. In a group of Pilipino immigrants, additional stress was found to exist when their cultural values regarding self‐care during pregnancy differed from those of their western health care givers. A sensitive attitude of the nurse toward custom approach and language was found to reduce stress felt by the childbearing Pilipino immigrant.
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- Health Professions(all)