Professor in Midwifery; Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Midwifery and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull
Becoming a parent is a significant transition, and is characterised by challenges as well as opportunities New demands and responsibilities can increase emotional vulnerability and may strain couple...
Supporting parents-to-be through antenatal education classes has been recognised as an important prevention and intervention strategy (Department of Health, 2011)
Experiencing childbirth as a traumatic event is a factor that has been highlighted as contributing to poorer psychological outcomes for mothers Up to 30% of women in the UK experience childbirth as a...
The emergence of caesarean section by maternal request (CSMR) as a concept is closely related to a shift in the perception of childbirth from a physiological process to a medical one, as has occurred...
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