Received: 30 June 2019
Accepted: 16 January 2020
First Online: 3 February 2020
Change Date: 13 May 2022
Change Type: Update
Change Details: A typo in the reference has been updated to "Haddrill R, Jones G, Mitchell C, Anumba D. Understanding delayed access to antenatal care: a qualitative interview study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2014;14(207). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2393-14-207". The article has been updated to rectify the errors.
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance was obtained from the Biomedical Research Ethics Committee of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and from the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the Cameroon Baptist Convention Health Services. Participation in the study was voluntary for pregnant women and midwives. Respondents were each given a letter explaining the study, requesting their participation and assuring them of the confidentiality of the study. Their consent was sought, and a consent form was available for them to sign if they were willing to participate in the research.
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.