Attitudes towards mode of birth among Swedish midwives.

  title={Attitudes towards mode of birth among Swedish midwives.},
  author={Christina Gunnervik and Ann Josefsson and Adam Sydsj{\"o} and Gunilla Sydsj{\"o}},
  volume={26 1},
OBJECTIVE to investigate midwives' attitudes and opinions on mode of birth. DESIGN exploratory descriptive study. Data were collected via study-specific questionnaires during 2006. SETTING southeastern Sweden. PARTICIPANTS all midwives working in two counties. FINDINGS regardless of age, experience and working field, the midwives considered a reasonable caesarean rate to be around 11.5 per cent. None of the participants thought that the caesarean rate was too low. Midwives younger than… CONTINUE READING

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