Search for dissertations about: "Fear of childbirth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words Fear of childbirth.

  1. 1. Fear is in the air Midwives´ perspectives of fear of childbirth and childbirth self-efficacy and fear of childbirth in nulliparous pregnant women

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Birgitta Salomonsson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Anxiety; Childbirth; Content analysis; Fear; Focus-group interview; Midwives; Self-efficacy; Phenomenography; W-DEQ; CBSEI;

    Abstract : Introduction: In Western countries, about one pregnant woman in five experiences a considerable fear of childbirth (FOC). Consequently FOC is an important topic for midwives, being pregnant women’s main care givers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Releasing and relieving encounters Experiences of pregnancy and childbirth

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ingela Lundgren; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan i Borås.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and gynaecology; pregnancy; childbirth; women s experiences; encounter; pain; birth plan; hermeneutic; phenomenological; intervention study; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar;

    Abstract : The experience of childbirth is an important life event for women, which may follow them throughout life. The overall aim of this thesis has been to describe and analyse these experiences from the women's perspective as well as the encounter between the woman and the midwife, and the possibility that a birth plan might improve women's experience of childbirth. READ MORE

  3. 3. ‘Two Sides of a Coin’ Quality of Childbirth Services in Indian Public Health Facilities, from the Perspectives of Women and their Care Providers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Paridhi Jha; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fear of Birth; Postnatal Depressive Symptoms; Hindi WDEQ; Hindi SMMS; Institutional Childbirth; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research;

    Abstract : Background: Skilled birth attendance, usually available by promoting childbirth at health care institutions in low-resource settings, is known to prevent maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality. While institutional childbirths in India have increased at an exponential rate, the infrastructure, material and manpower resources to support this practice are lagging, raising concerns about the quality of childbirth services. READ MORE

  4. 4. Clinical aspects of childbirth-related anxiety

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Katri Nieminen; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Region Östergötland.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fear of childbirth; Childbirth-related PTSD; prevalence; societal costs; Internet-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy;

    Abstract : Background: Although giving birth is a positive experience for many, some 10% of pregnant Swedish women suffer from severe fear of childbirth (FOC), which impairs their daily functioning and poses a risk for a negative delivery experience. This thesis focuses on the mental and health-economic effects of severe FOC, and explores new treatment options for childbirth-related anxiety. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological Aspects of Emergency Cesarean Section

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Elsa Lena Ryding; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Emergency cesarean section; experience; childbirth; fear; post-traumatic stress; counselling; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : According to earlier research, emergency cesarean section (Em CS) can have a deleterious effect on maternal psychological well-being. Whether the women thus delivered already had more psychological problems during pregnancy than other women, is not known. READ MORE