Identifying Research Problem and
Developing Research Question
Fear of childbirth among pregnant women
Research problem (problem statement)
Many women have a fear of childbirth, which has a negative impact on their psychological wellbeing during pregnancy, as well as on their overall birth experience. Thus, it is important to recognize the reason behind the fear and identify strategies and interventions that will alleviate fear and promote safe and positive birth experiences.
What strategies and interventions are effective in alleviating fear of childbirth and promoting positive birth experiences among pregnant women?
Independent variable: type of intervention/strategy
Dependent variable: level of fear, satisfaction with birth experience