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Respectful midwifery care during the COVID-19 pandemic
 
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Midwifery Department, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece
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Victoria G. Vivilaki   

Midwifery Department, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece
Publication date: 2020-04-08
Submission date: 2020-04-03
Acceptance date: 2020-04-04
 
Eur J Midwifery 2020;4(April):8
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The authors have completed and submitted the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none was reported.
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