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Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem

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PROGIANTI, Jane Márcia  and  COSTA, Rafael Ferreira da. Educational practices developed by nurses: reflections on women's pregnancy and labor experiences. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2012, vol.65, n.2, pp.257-263. ISSN 0034-7167.

The objective was to discuss the impact of educational practices developed by nurses on the experience of women in pregnancy and childbirth. A qualitative study was carried out, whose data was collected through semi-structured interviews with sixteen women who gave birth and who attended the educational groups and puerperal consultations in a Birth Center. Analysis was done according to the guidelines for content analysis of Bardin. The results showed that the practices were essential for peaceful pregnancy experience, maternal bonding, free expression of sexuality during pregnancy and sensations experienced in childbirth. It was concluded that health education, used as an instrument of care, nurture the accession of women to less interventionist obstetric practices.

Keywords : Education in health; Obstetric nursing; Woman's health; Humanizing delivery.

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