Liselotte Bergqvist

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BACKGROUND Negative experiences of first childbirth increase risks for maternal postpartum depression and may negatively affect mothers' attitudes toward future pregnancies and choice of delivery method. Postpartum questionnaires assessing mothers' childbirth experiences are needed to aid in identifying mothers in need of support and counselling and in(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this prospective study was to identify latent phase predictors of active labor duration. DESIGN Prospective clinical study. SETTING Two delivery units in Sweden. SAMPLE Healthy nulliparous women with a normal pregnancy, spontaneous onset of active labor at term, and a cervical dilatation of 4 cm or more on admission to the(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim was to compare the childbirth experiences of primiparous women with slow labour progress who had received early versus postponed oxytocin augmentation. METHODS The population included healthy primiparous women with slow labour progress after a normal pregnancy and spontaneous onset of active labour at term who had taken part in a(More)
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