Parental perceptions and experiences after childbirth: a Comparison between mothers and fathers of term and preterm infants

A. Tooten, H.R. Hoffenkamp, R. Hall, J. Braeken, A. Vingerhoets, H. van Bakel

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Abstract

Background Parents experience a lot of positive and negative feelings and emotions after birth. The main purpose of this study was to compare perceptions and experiences of mothers and fathers with term, moderately and very preterm infants. Methods We included 202 infants with both parents, divided into three groups: 1) term infants (= 37 weeks’ gestation), 2) moderately preterm infants (=32–
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-171
JournalBirth
Volume40
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • intensive-care-unit
  • clinical interview
  • premature-infants
  • transition
  • birth
  • risk
  • multicenter
  • children
  • home

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