Pregnant women who are less emotionally stable, less conscientious, and less open tend to experience their birth experience as worse, especially when they experience unexpected incidents such as Caesareans
Article Title: Personality impacts fear of childbirth and subjective birth experiences: A prospective-longitudinal study
Author Countries: Germany, Norway
Funding: This work has been supported by the Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universität Dresden and by the Lundbeck Institute Skodsborg, Denmark. Parts of the field work were additionally funded by the Friends and Sponsors (Gesellschaft der Freunde und Förderer) of the Tech-nische Universität Dresden. Open access fees were funded by the Publication Fund of the Technische Universität Dresden.
Personality impacts fear of childbirth and subjective birth experiences: A prospective-longitudinal study
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The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.