Search for dissertations about: "midwife"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 53 swedish dissertations containing the word midwife.

  1. 1. ’Moving On’ and Transitional Bridges Studies on migration, violence and wellbeing in encounters with Somali-born women and the maternity health care in Sweden

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ulrika Byrskog; Uppsala universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2015]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; International Health; Internationell hälsa; Somali-born women; violence; transition; migration; childbearing; midwife; maternal health; perinatal health; wellbeing; qualitative; case-control; Kvinnor och mäns erfarenheter och upplevelser av könsrelaterat våld i väpnade konflikter;

    Abstract : During the latest decade Somali-born women with experiences of long-lasting war followed by migration have increasingly encountered Swedish maternity care, where antenatal care midwives are assigned to ask questions about exposure to violence. The overall aim in this thesis was to gain deeper understanding of Somali-born women’s wellbeing and needs during the parallel transitions of migration to Sweden and childbearing, focusing on maternity healthcare encounters and violence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Buildning a midwifery profession in South Asia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Malin Upper Bogren; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; midwifery profession; midwife; midwifery education; midwifery strategy; South Asia; Complex Adaptive Systems; mixed-methods approach;

    Abstract : Midwives are key professionals in improving maternal and child health globally, but establishing a midwifery profession in low-income countries is proving to be difficult. The overall aim of this thesis was to explore the situation and building of a midwifery profession in South Asia, and to reveal how influential actors are connected to one another in the building of a profession, especially in Nepal and Bangladesh. READ MORE

  3. 3. Experiences of counselling on physical activity during pregnancy Gestational diabetes mellitus screening and pregnancy outcomes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Maria Lindqvist; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Gestational diabetes mellitus; screening; pregnancy outcomes; physical activity; pregnancy; counselling; health promotion; midwife; obstetrik och gynekologi; Obstetrics and Gynaecology;

    Abstract : BackgroundOverweight and obesity are global health problems with several adverse health effects that threaten public health. In Sweden, almost four of ten pregnant women are overweight or obese, conditions that are associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, including gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), a metabolic disorder that complicates pregnancy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Decision-making in critical situations during pregnancy and birth

    University dissertation from Department of Health Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Margaretha Danerek; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; birth; pregnancy; critical situations; decision-making; attitudes; midwife; obstetrician;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to describe the experiences of obstetricians and parents and the attitudes of midwives in relation to critical situations during pregnancy and birth. The data collection (Paper I and II) started in year 2000 with interviews with obstetricians (n=14) concerning the meaning of being in ethically difficult situations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Postnatal care - outcomes of various care options in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Klinisk vetenskap

    Author : Lotta Ellberg; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Health economics; infant newborn; length of stay; maternal health services; midwife; patient satisfaction; patient readmission; postnatal care; postpartum; MEDICINE Surgery Obstetrics and women s diseases Obstetrics and gynaecology; MEDICIN Kirurgi Obstetrik och kvinnosjukdomar Obstetrik och gynekologi;

    Abstract : Background: In high-income countries, hospital length of stay after a normal birth has gradually decreased correspondingly to length of stay in care of other patients. A short stay provides a greater opportunity for autonomy and an increased sense of participation, but it may involve great challenges satisfying parental guidance as well as on the possibility of preventing, discovering, and treating neonatal medical conditions. READ MORE