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Title in Portuguese: Technology used by companions in labor and childbirth : a descriptive study
Author: Oliveira, Amanda Souza de
Damasceno, Ana Kelve de Castro
Moraes, Jamile Lopes de
Moreira, Karla de Abreu Peixoto
Teles, Liana Mara Rocha
Gomes, Linicarla Fabíole de Souza
Keywords: Parto Humanizado
Enfermagem Obstétrica
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing
Citation: OLIVEIRA, A. S. et al. Technology used by companions in labor and childbirth : a descriptive study. Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing, Rio de Janeiro, v. 13, n. 1, p. 36-45, 2014.
Abstract: Aim: To evaluate the knowledge of companions about the use of support techniques during childbirth. Method: A descriptive, cross-sectional quantitative study undertaken at the Assis Chateaubriand Maternity Hospital with a sample of 62 companions. Data collection was undertaken from May to November 2011, through individual interviews and a survey. The Pearson’s chi-square tests and Fisher’s exact test for statistical associations were used. Results: 59 (95.2%) of the companions who witnessed the birth did not undergo any training; 32 (51.6%) were selected at the time of entry of the pregnant women in the emergency room; emotional support activities were predominant. The experience of witnessing the birth was considered to be positive on the part of 58 (96%) of the companions. Discussion: the most common relationship between companion and the pregnant woman were mother and daughter respectively. Feelings of insecurity and fear were experienced by some of the companions. Conclusion: the companion’s presence during labor constitutes a major form of care.
URI: http://www.repositorio.ufc.br/handle/riufc/8530
metadata.dc.type: Artigo de Periódico
ISSN: 1676-4285 On line
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