Table 2

Factor analysis
Items Worry Informed Emotional support Acceptance
Worry about error .82
Worry about the child .80
Worry about wife/girlfriend .72
Worry about the unknown .70
Worry not capable to support .61
Worry about own reaction .58
I was frighten .66
Dispens to take part .41
I felt well informed .78
I felt well prepared .74
Enough information .66
Missing some information .65
Shown how to hold the baby .66
Encouraged to hold the baby .62
The HCPs* made sure I was ok .61
The HCPs comforted me .50
The HCPs gave me guidance in support .45
The HCPs replaced me when I needed .41
The HCPs received me well .76
The HCP received me well via telephone .70
The HCPs gave me positive attention .47
I felt accepted at the delivery ward .63

HCPs = Health Care Providers.

Premberg et al.

Premberg et al. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2012 12:35   doi:10.1186/1471-2393-12-35

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