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Psychological factors in Fear of Childbirth

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The aim of the study is to explore psychological factors in fear of childbirth, such as worry, anxiety, catastrophizing and fear of losing control. The design is a cross-sectional study where 600-900 pregnant women fill out questionnaires after the ultra sound in week 20 of the pregnancy.

Project Leader: PhD Johanna Ekdahl, Region Jämtland Härjedalen.


Research funding bodies

  • Örebro University