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Using a novel approach to explore women's caesarean birth experience

Phenomenology can describe how an event, such as birth, is understood in the landscape of surrounding experiences and overall context (Dodgson, 2023). The subjective and contextual approach suits...

The experiences of pregnant migrant women in detention: A qualitative study

Pregnant migrant women can be held in detention in the UK for a number of reasons These include on arrival, while awaiting a decision on their right to entry; if they have been refused permission to...

Midwives' experiences of helping women struggling to breastfeed

Breastfeeding is accepted as the optimum way to nourish babies (World Health Organization (WHO), 2016), with proven health benefits for both babies and mothers (Renfrew et al, 2012; Victora et al,...

Italian fathers' experiences of labour pain

In 1996, a document titled ‘Care in normal birth’ was published by the World Health Organization (WHO) with the purpose of spreading a culture of normal birth with the least interventions possible...

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