Breakthroughs for Healthy Birth: What “Health Diaries” tell us about financial and medical preparation for giving birth among women in West Bengal and Jharkhand

June 2018

This research brief will present results from a series of “Health Diaries”—or frequent surveyor-administered surveys—conducted with 45 women in West Bengal and Jharkhand, India to uncover how low-income women prepare for and experience childbirth and its associated costs.