Table 3

Theme, categories and subcategories describing how community members manage pregnancy and childbirth care needs during floods

Responsible for the status quoDepending on others but ready to be aloneCommunities gaining and losing solutions for pregnancy care.
Help from others is not guaranteed during floods.
Women navigating a shrinking space for choices about careOne right choice.
Searching for control over care within their community.
A personal trade-off between mistrust and the benefits of formal careBalancing fear with mistrust.
Seeking health security during pregnancy.
Mitigating difficulty during floodsThe boundaries of coping.
Prepare to cope during floods.