Essay On Birth Satisfaction

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BIRTH SATISFACTION SCALE AS APPLIED AMONG FILIPINO WOMEN DURING INTRAPARTUM WHO DELIVERED IN LYING-IN CLINICS

Chapter 1
THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND

Childbirth is an important life event in a parent's life, and as such is a multifaceted experience. The mother's satisfaction during the birthing process is the most frequently reported indicator in the evaluation of the quality of maternity services (Bowman et.al, 1992). A positive birth experience is associated with an increased mother-child bond and maternal abilities, and contributes to her sense of accomplishment and self-esteem (Goodman, Mackey, and Tavakoli, 2004). In contrast, Beck (2004) contends that a negative birth experience can make the mother feel distraught and have a negative impact on her mental health, increasing the risk of postpartum depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
The study aims to evaluate the birth
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This in turn, in the long run, is expected to result in making the Philippine Maternal Health Care System more responsive to the needs of every Filipino.
To BS Midwifery students, this could provide handful information on how they can better perform their duties and responsibilities as practicing professional midwives in the future, taking into consideration all possible factors that may serve as basis on determining their efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of maternal services.
To the researchers, this would serve as completion of their course requirement. In addition, it may also serve as benchmark for future researches which also aims to elevate the level of healthcare being offered in the Philippines that, in the long-run, may contribute in national progress.
SCOPE AND
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