Distressing Childbirth Experiences and Women’s Postpartum Health Study
Association between Childbirth Related PTSD and Sexual Functioning
SEX ASSIGNED AT BIRTH: Female
CONDITION: Childbirth, Postpartum, Psychological Stress
This study is examining the association between psychological distress and sexual functioning in postpartum women who have experienced distressing childbirth/deliveries (for example, urgent cesarean section, forceps or vacuum-assisted delivery, postpartum hemorrhage). This study will also examine the role of stress during pregnancy, including experiences of discrimination, stressors occurring to you or close others (such as experiencing an accident, or alcohol use), and worries about the experience or impact of pregnancy (such as physical symptoms like nausea).
Who Can Participate
Potentially eligible participants include adult women who are 18-45 years, who have given birth to a child within the past 12 weeks, and whose childbirth experience was distressing (e.g., forceps delivery, urgent cesarean section, postpartum hemorrhage).
STUDY ID#: STUDY20201804