Experiences de la Santé Maternelles avant, pendant et après la Naissance a Points de Vues des Femmes Suisses

Care during pregnancy and childbirth has important effects on health and well-being of women, children and families. This study aims to measure its quality and effects on health and well-being from women's points of view in Switzerland

Fiche signalétique

  • Département HESB | Santé
  • Pôle de recherche Efficacité et durabilité dans le système de santé
  • Champ de recherche Assessments, interventions, outcomes
  • Durée 01.02.2011 - 31.05.2013
  • Direction du projet Ans Luyben
  • Équipe du projet Susan Brailey
    Antoinette Conca
    Caroline Gurtner
    Kirstin Astrid Hähnlein
    Ans Luyben
    Sabine Seiler
    Ilse Steininger
    Ruth Forster Fink
  • Partenaires - secteur privé Praxis für die Frau Spiez/Spital STS AG Thun
  • Partenaires - secteur public Mütter- und Väterberatung Chur und Gemeinden Familienzentrum Planaterra
    Mütter- und Väterberatung Kanton Bern
    Zuger Fachstelle punkto Jugend und Kind, Mütter- und Väterberatung
  • Mots-clés Efficacité, Qualité, Soins, Santé Maternelle, Expérience, Grossesse, Naissance

Contexte initial

Effectiveness of care during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period has long- term effects on the health of women and their children. This study aims to develop an instrument for the Swiss context in order to measure the effectiveness of care and quality of health and well-being during this period. Following, this instrument will be tested in a pilot study in interviews with women about 1 year after having given birth to their children.

But

To develop an instrument for measuring the quality of health and effectiveness of care during pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period in Switzerland from women's points of view 8 to 12 months after giving birth to their children.

Compétences clés

Collecting epidemiologic data on women's health, surveying experiences of clients (women), building up a database, systematic data analysis, building up a body knowledge for professional care in maternity care

Résultat

An instrument with 327 questions evaluating 26 topics related to quality of health and effectiveness of health care during the pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period was developed from women’s points of view in Switzerland. The pilot study highlighted the importance of evaluating these experiences on a regular basis. The results showed high satisfaction with professional competence, but also factors of dissatisfaction, gaps and duplications in current maternity care

Perspectives

Women’s topics will be pursued in more depth. After sensibilising public partners about the value of evaluating women’s experiences for improving Swiss health care, continuous monitoring is aimed for.