How do Australian maternity and early childhood health services identify and respond to the settlement experiences and social context of refugee background families?

The social circumstances of parents are critical to their experience of having a baby and refugee background families may encounter particular challenges. The study Having a Baby in a New Country was conducted in order to develop a better understanding of the issues facing refugee background families, focusing on Afghan women and men and health professionals in Melbourne’s southeast.

Having A Baby In A New Country The Views And Experiences Of Afghan Families And Stakeholders Final Report November 2013

Accessing maternal and child health services in Melbourne, Australia: Reflections from refugee families and service providers

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