Caring for Women for a Positive Childbirth Experience

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Yaowares Somsap


Introduction: Childbirth experience is a woman’s perceptions, feelings, and opinions to events occurring during the birth. Which each women perceives differently depending on personal characteristics, fear, expectation of care, childbirth preparation, the ability to encounter pain during intrapartum, tissue injury during birth, social support, and midwifery care. The memories of women of childbirth include pain, unhappiness, difficulties, and suffering. Giving birth cannot predict the result exactly. The goals physically and spiritually are the safety of mother and child and a positive childbirth experience. The result is that women do not fear the next childbirth and adapt to the role of a good mother in the future. Midwifery care is beneficial to the positive childbirth experience by providing counseling during pregnancy, closely assist continuously after birth, promote the progress, stimulate with various techniques to deal with pain, and assist with all necessary activities politely and respectfully without the intervention of a nurse. The midwife facilitates the participation of family and relatives in the process of childbirth and the ability of the mother to touch and embrace her child as soon as possible after birth. Conclusion: The delivery of a positive childbirth experience is the independent role of the midwife who is committed to a routine might have an impact on childbirth and a memorable experience for women.


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Somsap, Y. . (2022). Caring for Women for a Positive Childbirth Experience. Songklanagarind Journal of Nursing, 42(2), 178–186. Retrieved from


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