Search for dissertations about: "fetal anxiety"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words fetal anxiety.

  1. 1. Some effects of maternal anxiety on the fetus and on pregnancy outcome

    Author : Karin Sjöström; gynekologisk och prenatal ultraljudsdiagnostik Obstetrisk; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Labour.; Obstetrics; Gestational length; Fetal heart rate patterns; Fetal movement; Fetal hemodynamics; Worry; Life events; STAI; Pregnancy; Anxiety; gynekologi; Obstetrik; reproduction; gynaecology; andrologi; reproduktion; sexualitet; sexuality; andrology;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to study maternal emotional impact on the fetus and on pregnancy outcome. The thesis comprises five papers, which emanate from a prospective study regarding life situation, the experience of pregnancy, anxiety (Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety),and life events in nulliparous women, conducted in Malmö during 1988-1989. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women's experiences and reactions when a fetal malformation is detected by ultrasound examination

    Author : Nina Asplin; Susanne Georgsson Öhman; Hans Wessel; Lena Marions; Christine Rubertsson; Sophiahemmet Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Prenatal diagnosis; Ultrasound examination; Information; Decision-making; Prenatal depression; Postnatal depression; Anxiety; Attachment; Care;

    Abstract : Background: Second trimester ultrasound examination among pregnant women in Sweden is almost universal. The detection of a fetal malformation on ultrasound puts health care providers and pregnant women in a difficult and precarious situation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cesarean Section. Impact on Postpartum Recovery, Subsequent Pregnancy and Delivery

    Author : Ekaterina Nedopekina; Lund Obstetrik och gynekologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Cesarean section; anxiety; Cesarean scar pregnancy; knowledge about vaginal delivery after Cesarean; information pregnancy; aginal birth after Cesarean section;

    Abstract : Women are at increased risk of complications after Cesarean section (CS) postpartum and in subsequent pregnancy and delivery. The overall aim of the thesis was to evaluate complications after CS, outline options for their management and to assess strategies to increase the rate of vaginal deliveries after CS (VBAC). READ MORE

  4. 4. Physiological Stress Reactivity in Late Pregnancy

    Author : Charlotte Hellgren; Inger Sundström-Poromaa; Helena Åkerud; Mats Hammar; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; acoustic startle response; allopregnanolone; antenatal; anxiety; cold pressor test; cortisol; cortisol awakening response; depression; electrodermal; estradiol; hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis; postpartum; pregnancy; progesterone; skin conductance; stress; sympathetic nervous system; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : During pregnancy, the basal activity is increased in both of our major stress response systems: the sympathetic nervous system and the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. At the same time, the reactivity towards stressors is reduced. These alterations sustain maternal and fetal homeostasis, and are involved in the regulation of gestational length. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women's Experiences of Fetal Screening for Down's Syndrome by Means of an Early Ultrasound Examination

    Author : Susanne Georgsson Öhman; Ulla Waldenström; Charlotta Grunewald; Berit Schei; Sophiahemmet Högskola; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Fetal ultrasound screening; Nuchal translucency; Down s syndrome; Worry; Depressive symptoms; False positive results; Women s reactions; Risk information; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to explore women's reactions to and experiences of fetal screening for Down's syndrome PS) by means of an ultrasound examination, including measurement of fetal nuchal translucency (NT). The effect of this screening on maternal worry about the baby's health was investigated, as well as reactions to a false positive test and interpretation of information about riskAlso, an instrument measuring worry during pregnancy, the Cambridge Worry Scale, was translated into Swedish and tested on a sample of pregnant women. READ MORE