Pregnant Women with Limited English Proficiency Find Solace in Prenatal Support Groups


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A study, conducted by Japan native Sahoko Little, M.D., Ph.D., physician in the Family Medicine Department in the U-M Medical School, suggests that expectant women with limited English skills find comfort in prenatal support groups.

The study, which appears in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, indicates how a supportive prenatal group can help improve pregnancy care for minority populations in a family medicine setting.


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