A meta-synthesis of fathers' experiences of their partner's labour and the birth of their baby.

@article{Johansson2015AMO,
  title={A meta-synthesis of fathers' experiences of their partner's labour and the birth of their baby.},
  author={Margareta Johansson and Jennifer Fenwick and {\AA}sa Premberg},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2015},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={9-18}
}
OBJECTIVE to develop greater understanding of how expectant fathers experience their partner's labour and the subsequent birth of their baby. DESIGN a qualitative meta-synthesis. Data were search for in CINAHL, PubMed, Psych Info and SCOPUS. SETTING eight studies conducted in England, Malawi, Nepal and Sweden were included. PARTICIPANTS 120 fathers with experiences of their partner having a spontaneous vaginal, assisted or surgical birth. MEASUREMENTS AND FINDINGS 1st order themes were… CONTINUE READING
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