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‘No worries’ : A longitudinal study of fear, attitudes and beliefs about childbirth from a cohort of Australian and Swedish women

@inproceedings{Haines2012NoW,
  title={‘No worries’ : A longitudinal study of fear, attitudes and beliefs about childbirth from a cohort of Australian and Swedish women},
  author={H. Haines},
  year={2012}
}
Much is known about childbirth fear in Sweden including its relationship to caesarean birth. Less is understood about this in Australia. Sweden has half the rate of caesarean birth compared to Aust ... 
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  • I. Hildingsson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Sexual & reproductive healthcare : official journal of the Swedish Association of Midwives
  • 2014
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Women held stronger attitudes about the importance of a safe and less stressful birth for the baby, while their partners were most concerned about the woman's health, and birth preference and fear were strongly associated with mode of birth. Expand
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Swedish women were more likely than their Australian counterparts to breastfeed the baby two months after birth and the findings demonstrated the importance of sufficient information and help when breastfeeding is initiated. Expand

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