15. Labour and Delivery

  1. Olga B. A. van den Akker

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968382.ch15

Reproductive Health Psychology

Reproductive Health Psychology

How to Cite

van den Akker, O. B. A. (2012) Labour and Delivery, in Reproductive Health Psychology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968382.ch15

Author Information

  1. School of Health & Social Sciences, Middlesex University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683385

Online ISBN: 9781119968382

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Keywords:

  • psychology of the puerperium;
  • parenting;
  • perinatal health care;
  • labour and delivery;
  • childbirth;
  • caesarean sections;
  • premature babies;
  • perinatal death

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Childbirth

  • Interventions

  • The Experience of Childbirth as a Traumatic Event

  • Preterm Labour / Delivery Complications

  • Perinatal Death

  • Summary

  • References