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Table 1 Interview guide for Midwives and Obstetricians

From: Barriers and facilitators to humanizing birth care in Tanzania: findings from semi-structured interviews with midwives and obstetricians

SN Interview question and probes
1 Could you please explain what kind of support do you provide to mothers during labour and delivery? (Which position did women usually assume during delivery?, who decides for delivery position?, Do women have opportunity to choose position that they would like to assume during delivery?
2 How do women’s relatives involved during labour and delivery? (Could a woman choose to be with her husband during labour?, What barriers?)
3 How do you maintain women’s privacy during labour and delivery?
4 How do you incorporate women’s cultural, spiritual and tradition believes in caring during labour and delivery?
5 What happens to the baby after delivery?