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2022 Jun 23

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth



Disempowering women-a mixed methods study exploring informational support about pain persisting after childbirth and its consequences.


Molin B, Zwedberg S, Berger A-K, Sand A, Georgsson S
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2022 Jun 23; 22(1):510.
PMID: 35739466.


Access to information is essential to achieving individual empowerment; meaning the ability to exercise control, manage one's own condition and make informed decisions. However, studies have shown that information provided to women regarding physiological changes during the postpartum period and postpartum health was inadequate, incorrect, or inconsistent.