Care during pregnancy and childbirth in Sweden: perspectives of lesbian women.

@article{Larsson2009CareDP,
  title={Care during pregnancy and childbirth in Sweden: perspectives of lesbian women.},
  author={A. Larsson and A L Dykes},
  journal={Midwifery},
  year={2009},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={682-90}
}
OBJECTIVE to explore the views and experiences of care of lesbian women during pregnancy and childbirth. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS a qualitative study of 18 lesbian women in southern Sweden. FINDINGS valid text units were formed through categorisation into four main categories: recognition of sexual orientation; openness; relationships within the homosexual family; and different encounters and attitudes within the health-care system. The interviewed women were positive about their… CONTINUE READING
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