Search for dissertations about: "Midwives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 97 swedish dissertations containing the word Midwives.

  1. 1. Midwives’ Collective Attitude towards Labour Pain: Mixed Methods Research

    Author : Shurouq Hawamdeh; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; childbirth; collective attitude; midwives; women; knowledge; perception; expectation; labour pain; mixed methods; Jordan;

    Abstract : Background: The majority of women in Jordan give birth in public hospitals where midwives are the main birth attendants. Although most women have trust in their midwives, studies have reported women’s dissatisfaction with childbirth, fears of painful labour, and experiences of ineffective pain management during childbirth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women's postpartum concerns and midwives' reflection on postpartum care : Studies in Dar es Saalam, Tanzania

    Author : Helen Igobeko Lugina; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrics and gynaecology; Postpartum; mothers concerns; card sort; interviews; midwives views; midwives role; focus group discussions; grounded theory; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and women s diseases; Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Studies were conducted in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to explore the postpartum concerns of mothers and midwives' views on their role in postpartum care. In the first study, 50 primiparas and 50 multiparas sorted cards in their homes two weeks after childbirth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenges and constraints encountered by women and midwives during childbirth in low-income countries : experiences from Angola and Mozambique

    Author : Karen Odberg Pettersson; Karen Odberg Pettersson; Högskolan i Halmstad; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Women; Midwives; Maternal and perinatal care; Care-seeking behaviour; Moulding and dimensions of change; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Women; midwives; quality of; maternal and perinatal care; care-seeking behaviour; moulding and dimensions of change;

    Abstract : This thesis aimed to study the actual and perceived quality of midwifery practices during childbirth at peripheral and central health care levels in two low-income countries, Angola (I-III) and Mozambique (IV-V). Theoretical models interpreting women's and midwives' views have been developed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Saving the child : regional, cultural and social aspects of the infant mortality decline in Iceland, 1770-1920

    Author : ӓlöf Garðarsdóttir; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; infant mortality; neonatal mortality; breastfeeding; infant feeding; midwives; physicians; hygiene; neonatal tetanus; measles; fertility; literacy; history of medicine; Iceland;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the infant mortality decline in Iceland during the 19th and early 20th Century. It shows that despite its low degree of urbanization, pre-transitional Iceland displayed higher infant mortality rates than most other European countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Confidence in Midwifery : Midwifery students and midwives’ perspectives

    Author : Lena Bäck; Ingegerd Hildingsson; Annika Karlström; Katarina Tunon; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Clinical Practice; Competence; Confidence; Knowledge; Learning; Midwifery; Midwifery education; Midwifery students; Barnmorskestudenter; Barnmorskeutbildning; Klinisk träning; Kompetens; Trygghet; Kunskap; Lärande;

    Abstract : A confident midwife has an impact on a pregnant woman’s clinical outcome and birth experience. Knowledge acquisition, competence, and confidence develops over a lifetime and is of great importance in developing and forming personal skills and allowing the personal traits to grow and mature. READ MORE