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Becoming a mother — an analysis of women ' s experience of early motherhood

  title={Becoming a mother — an analysis of women ' s experience of early motherhood},
  author={RN LesleyBarclay and RN LouiseEveritt},
  • RN LesleyBarclay, RN LouiseEveritt
  • Published 2005
  • BARCLAY L., EVERITT L., ROGAN F., SCHMIED V. & WYLLIE A. (1997) Journal of Advanced Nursing 25, 719-728 Becoming a mother — an analysis of women's experience of early motherhood This paper presents the results of a qualitative study conducted by midwife researchers into women's experience of new motherhood. Data were collected using focus groups involving 55 first-time mothers and analysed using grounded theory method. The analysis produced six categories: 'realizing', 'unready', 'drained… CONTINUE READING
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