Becoming the best mom that I can: women's experiences of managing depression during pregnancy – a qualitative study

@article{Bennett2007BecomingTB,
  title={Becoming the best mom that I can: women's experiences of managing depression during pregnancy – a qualitative study},
  author={Heather A. Bennett and Heather Shirley Boon and Sarah E. Romans and Paul Grootendorst},
  journal={BMC Women's Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this constructivist grounded theory study was to develop a theoretical model that explains women's processes of managing diagnosed depression when pregnant. METHODS We explored the experiences of 19 women in Ontario who were diagnosed with depression during their pregnancy. RESULTS The model that emerged from the analysis was becoming the best mom that I can. Becoming the best mom that I can explains the complex process of the women's journey as they travel from… CONTINUE READING
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