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Low psychosocial resources during early pregnancy are not associated with prolonged labour

Nystedt, Astrid ; Hogberg, Ulf ; Dejin-Karlsson, Elisabeth LU and Lundman, Berit (2006) In European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology 125(1). p.29-33
Abstract
Objectives: To examine if a low level of psychosocial resources in early pregnancy is associated with the occurrence of prolonged tabour. Study design: A cross sectional study of 644 women expecting their first child. Participants were asked to complete a questionnaire at their first antenatal visit, measuring psychosocial resources defined as social network and support, work-related psychosocial factors, control of daily life and health characteristics. Outcome was prolonged labour at the end of the pregnancy. Results: A low level of psychosocial resources was not associated with prolonged tabour. The majority of women reported that the degree of support was high in early pregnancy. Conclusions: A perceived low level of psychosocial... (More)
Objectives: To examine if a low level of psychosocial resources in early pregnancy is associated with the occurrence of prolonged tabour. Study design: A cross sectional study of 644 women expecting their first child. Participants were asked to complete a questionnaire at their first antenatal visit, measuring psychosocial resources defined as social network and support, work-related psychosocial factors, control of daily life and health characteristics. Outcome was prolonged labour at the end of the pregnancy. Results: A low level of psychosocial resources was not associated with prolonged tabour. The majority of women reported that the degree of support was high in early pregnancy. Conclusions: A perceived low level of psychosocial resources in early pregnancy did not increase the risk of prolonged tabour at the subsequent delivery. (Less)
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social network, psychosocial, pregnancy, dystocia, normal labour, support
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European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
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125
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1
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29 - 33
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Elsevier
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  • wos:000245181700003
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0301-2115
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10.1016/j.ejogrb.2005.02.028
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English
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  series       = {European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology},
  title        = {Low psychosocial resources during early pregnancy are not associated with prolonged labour},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2005.02.028},
  doi          = {10.1016/j.ejogrb.2005.02.028},
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