Search for dissertations about: "childbirth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 146 swedish dissertations containing the word childbirth.

  1. 1. Releasing and relieving encounters : Experiences of pregnancy and childbirth

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

    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

  2. 2. Clinical aspects of childbirth-related anxiety

    Author : Katri Nieminen; Klaas Wijma; Gerhard Andersson; Elsa-Lena Ryding; Barbro Wijma; Steven J. Linton; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

  3. 3. Deficient bodies and divine interventions : women, midwives, and the medicalisation of childbirth - a gender perspective

    Author : Agneta Westergren; Monica Christianson; Kerstin Edin; Ingela Lundgren; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Birth experiences; birth plan; birth setting; childbirth; cross-sectional study; femininity; feminism; focused ethnography; gender perspective; intrapartum interventions; medicalisation; midwifery; qualitative methods; women; Barnmorska; feminism; förlossning; förlossningsplan; förlossningsupplevelse; förlossningsvård; genuskonstruktion; genusperspektiv; intervention; kvalitativ metod; kvinna; medikalisering; observation; tvärsnittsstudie;

    Abstract : Background In Sweden, one of the safest countries to give birth and to be born in, there is a trend towards increasing interventions during childbirth, and fewer women than ever give birth without having their labours induced or augmented, epidural analgesia, or caesarean section. While interventions at times are vital for a safe birth, there is a growing body of evidence demonstrating that an overuse of medical and technological interventions may have adverse effects on woman and child. READ MORE

  4. 4. Effects of perinatal distress, satisfaction in partner relationship and social support on pregnancy and outcome of childbirth

    Author : Sigridur Sia Jonsdottir; Katarina Swahnberg; Margareta Larsson; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; perinatal distress; partner relationship; social support; pregnancy; sick leave certificates; childbirth; midwifery; self-reported scales; DASS; EPDS; DAS; MSPSS; Vårdvetenskap; Caring Science;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this thesis was to achieve a deeper understanding of the situation among women experiencing perinatal distress during pregnancy and childbirth and the effects that dissatisfaction in partner relationship and weak social support from family and friends could have on pregnancy and childbirth.Methods: Following screening for perinatal distress, 562 expecting mothers came for a semi-structured interview. READ MORE

  5. 5. Posttraumatic stress after childbirth

    Author : Johan Söderquist; Lars-Gunnar Lundh; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis was to study the occunence of posttraumatic stress after childbirth, as seen in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Furthermore the studies explored potential risk factors, in pregnancy and during the delivery, for posttraumatic stress after childbirth and its longitudinal course, one to eleven months postpartum. READ MORE