P36| Volume 32, SUPPLEMENT 1, S48, September 2019

GEM care: exploring the feasibility and acceptability of group antenatal care and education – a pilot randomised controlled trial

      Background: In group-based antenatal care, pregnancy care and childbirth/parenting education is undertaken in groups of 8-10 women with two midwives, for 6-8 sessions. The current research regarding potential benefit or harm is inconclusive, with some suggestion the model is associated with less preterm birth. The Cochrane review concludes more evidence is needed.
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