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Other research product . Other ORP type . 2022

Fear of Childbirth, Self-Esteem and Birth Experiences: Pregnancy and Postpartum

Raudasoja, Mirjam; Sorkkila, Matilda; Aunola, Kaisa;
Open Access
Published: 01 Jan 2022
Country: Finland

This dataset contains all three phases of data collection from the survey study Fear of Childbirth, Birth Experiences, Self-Esteem and Parental Burnout. The data contains answers from participants (n=125) in late pregnancy (30+ weeks in gestation) and postpartum (4-8 weeks after childbirth and 1 year after childbirth). The data is collected in 2020-2021 from four Finnish cities. Participants have completed background information (in pregnancy), fear of childbirth scale (W-DEQ, all three time points), Rosenberg self-esteem scale (all three time points), and Delivery Satisfaction scale (only 4-8 weeks postpartum). In addition, the data contains variables such as depression (BDI), satisfaction in couple relationship (CSI) and resources of the family (resources). The qualitative birth experience (measured at time point 2) is also included. Dataset was compiled using IBM SPSS Statistics 26 which is needed to access the data. Listing of variables is included in a separate document.


self-esteem, strains and stresses, biological parents, mothers, fear of childbirth, syntymä, itsetunto, biologiset vanhemmat, äidit, kuormitus, synnytyspelko

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