1.3 Obstetrics

Within the cluster of Obstetrics a number of typical patient problems can be identified, such as:
  1. A pregnant woman afraid of to deliver vaginally (Fear of childbirth)
  2. A parous woman afraid of becoming pregnant again (PTSS following childbirth) 
  3. A depressed young mother (Depression in pregnancy and puerperium)
  4. A young mother hearing voices who tell her to harm the baby. (Bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and psychosis in pregnancy and puerperium) 
  5. “And what if our baby would have trisomy 21?” (Counseling in prenatal diagnosis)
  6. Parents with empty arms (Guiding the mourning process in stillbirths and pregnancy terminations)