|Own capacity||Labour and birth went as I had expected|
I felt strong during labour and birth
I felt capable during labour and birth
I was tired during labour and birth
I felt happy during labour and birth
I felt that I handled the situation well
As a whole, how painful did you feel childbirth was?
As a whole, how much control did you feel you had during childbirth?
|Professional support||My midwife devoted enough time to me|
My midwife devoted enough time to my partner
My midwife kept me informed about what was happening during labour and birth
My midwife understood my needs
I felt very well cared for by my midwife
|Perceived safety||I felt scared during labour and birth|
I have many positive memories from childbirth
I have many negative memories from childbirth
Some of my memories from childbirth make me feel depressed
My impression of the team’s medical skills made me feel secure
As a whole, how secure did you feel during childbirth?
|Participation||I felt I could have a say whether I could be up and about or lie down|
I felt I could have a say in deciding my birthing position
I felt I could have a say in the choice of pain relief