Study of childbirth that may take its time

Are more children born than necessary with the help of a pain-stimulation medication or a caesarean section? LiU professor Marie Blomberg designs a study of new ways of working, where each woman is assessed more individually.

Female professor holding fake newborn baby for teaching. Professor Marie Blomberg. David Einar

- The framework and guidelines that Swedish maternity care has today may not be in line with the latest research. I want to try a more individualized care of women. There is a lot to gain from whether the woman can give birth without interventions such as pain-stimulation medication or caesarean section, says Marie Blomberg, chief physician at the Women's Clinic and professor at Linköping University.

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