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Prenatal care of the birth center of Rio de Janeiro: the vision of its users

The present study discusses the results of a quantitative research with the objective to analyze the prenatal care offered by the Casa de Parto David Capistrano Filho (RJ) (Birth Center) focusing on its users, based on the concept of Humanization of the Childbirth and Birth. For this purpouse , the women that gave birth between May and September of 2005 were invited to answer a questionnaire. The results obtained indicate a good acceptance by the population of this differentiated way of assistance.. This model offers services and cares praised by th of Health Administration , in compliance with the regulations of The World Health Organization for safe and effective attention to insure a low risk pregnancy and childbirth.

Prenatal care; Humanization of assistance.; Women's health services; Women's health


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