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Espace physiologique d’une maternité de type III : vécu et prise en charge des parturientes

Abstract : Background: In France, a growing demand for women and couples for a less technical support about labor and delivery is observed. In this context, alternative methods and physiological spaces to handle the pain increase. So it’s seemed relevant to study the experiences and the support for couples in the physiological space of the type of maternity III in Auvergne. Study design: The study was exploratory, phenomenological, qualitative and understanding. Interviews were conducted with 16 women who benefited the physiological space of this maternity to examine the provided medical and psychological care. The secondary objective was how were women informed of the existence of this space, during their pregnancy. Results: All interviewed women had a very positive opinion about this physiological space. Majority of women were informed by liberals midwives and by posters in the waiting room of pregnancy consultations. Discussion: The respect of women’s choices must continue to be a priority, with or without epidural analgesia. Efforts to less technified supports, through the physiological space should be pursued. Similarly, information during pregnancy about possible alternatives during labor and childbirth must be issued to all women.
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Julie Pagès. Espace physiologique d’une maternité de type III : vécu et prise en charge des parturientes. Médecine humaine et pathologie. 2016. ⟨dumas-01539684⟩



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