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Childbirth and Trauma: Social/Medical Model.

Van Teijlingen, E., 2019. Childbirth and Trauma: Social/Medical Model. In: Royal College of Midwives, Learning Reps’ Behind The Trauma, 21-21 June 2019, Merley House, Dorset.

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Abstract

Conference presentation offers sociological perspective on trauma in pregnancy and childbirth. It highlights that not all trauma is the same and that social factors play a (large) role in women's ability to cope. We can look at childbirth through different lenses (medical/social model). The media lean to a more medicalised model of birth as they sensationalise birth. The question for this conference is : "What does this mean for midwifery practice?"

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Medical model ; Social model ; midwifery
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:32437
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:26 Jun 2019 10:13
Last Modified:26 Jun 2019 10:13

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