TABLE 1 Framework for Qualitative Data Analysis
Decision about birth placeComments about how the location of birth was selected
  • Influence of others on delivery location

  • Cultural traditions

  • Previous birth experiences

  • Perception of distance to the facility and availability of transportation

  • Influence of costs on birth location

Birth experienceComments related to the actual experience of giving birth
  • Cultural traditions

  • Opinions about the care received at home or at a facility

RecommendationsSuggestions for improving labor and delivery services at the Casa Materna