Impact of place upon celebration of birth : experiences of new mothers on a postnatal ward

Wray, J 2012, 'Impact of place upon celebration of birth : experiences of new mothers on a postnatal ward' , MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, 22 (3) .

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Abstract

Julie Wray highlights the fact that most research into postnatal care focuses on the experiences of first-time mothers with an uncomplicated birth, and is often the result of a brief survey. This, she points out, cannot give us a proper understanding of the issues. Her own research is the result of time spent observing activities in two postnatal wards, and of in-depth interviews with 17 women over a period of seven months following birth. Her findings give us a real insight into the way in which the physical environment of the ward affects these women and also the staff.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Journal or Publication Title: MIDIRS Midwifery Digest
Publisher: MIDIRS
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0961-5555
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Depositing User: Dr Julie Wray
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2012 14:32
Last Modified: 05 May 2017 14:39
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/23148

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