Mothers' experiences of a stay in an ICU after a complicated childbirth.

@article{Engstrm2012MothersEO,
  title={Mothers' experiences of a stay in an ICU after a complicated childbirth.},
  author={{\AA}sa Engstr{\"o}m and Inger Lindberg},
  journal={Nursing in critical care},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={64-70}
}
BACKGROUND To be cared for in an intensive care unit (ICU) after a complicated childbirth is often an unplanned and transforming experience, and there is lack of studies describing mothers' experiences of this phenomenon. AIM The aim of this study was to describe the experiences of becoming a mother after a complicated delivery and a stay in an ICU. METHODS Qualitative personal interviews were conducted with eight mothers. The interview texts were subjected to qualitative thematic content… CONTINUE READING