Women’s experiences after childbirth : enabling women’s voices to be heard in discourses about postnatal care
Biggerstaff, Deborah (2008) Women’s experiences after childbirth : enabling women’s voices to be heard in discourses about postnatal care. In: 2008 Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Inaugural Conference, University of Leeds, 9 Feb - 9 Apr 2008Full text not available from this repository.
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While healthcare policy relating to the need for service improvement and reconfiguration of service delivery is well documented, there remains a paucity of empirical knowledge, with little explanatory theory, from the perspectives of women, about ways women experience the postnatal period. This paper explores issues arising when enabling women’s voices to be heard in the discourse about childbirth and postnatal care through engagment with their stories. Research questions include: What are the phenomenological experiences surrounding women’s narratives following childbirth? What are women’s views about what they consider they require help for and are women able to express their needs in ways healthcare professionals (HCPs) understand?
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Paper)|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > R Medicine (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School|
|Conference Paper Type:||Paper|
|Title of Event:||2008 Qualitative Methods in Psychology Section Inaugural Conference|
|Type of Event:||Conference|
|Location of Event:||University of Leeds|
|Date(s) of Event:||9 Feb - 9 Apr 2008|
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