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Reprioritizing life: A conceptual model of how women with type 1 diabetes deal with main concerns in early motherhood
Halmstad University, School of Health and Welfare, Centre of Research on Welfare, Health and Sport (CVHI), Health and Nursing.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8354-3382
Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden & Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden. (MoDiab)
Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden. (MoDiab)
Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.
2017 (English)In: International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, ISSN 1748-2623, E-ISSN 1748-2631, Vol. 12, no 1, article id 1394147Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Purpose: Becoming a mother is related to increased demands for women with type 1 diabetes mellitus, and more research is needed to identify their needs for support in everyday living. Thus, the aim of this study was to explore the main concerns in daily life in early motherhood for women with type 1 diabetes and how they deal with these concerns. Method: A grounded theory study was conducted in which 14 women with type 1 diabetes were interviewed individually 7 to 17 months after childbirth. Results: A conceptual model was identified with the core category “reprioritizing life”, and three related categories: adjusting to motherhood, taking command of the diabetes, and seeking like-minded women. Becoming a mother was a turning point towards a greater awareness and acceptance of prioritizing diabetes management and health, and thus, life. There was a gap in provision of diabetes care after birth and during the time of early motherhood compared with during pregnancy. Conclusions: Healthcare contacts already planned before delivery can promote person-centred care during the whole period from pregnancy to motherhood. Moreover, providing alternative sources for health information and peer support could improve the life situation during early motherhood. © 2017 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group

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Abingdon: Taylor & Francis, 2017. Vol. 12, no 1, article id 1394147
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Grounded theory, motherhood, type 1 diabetes mellitus, women’s health
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hh:diva-35204DOI: 10.1080/17482631.2017.1394147PubMedID: 29092688OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hh-35204DiVA, id: diva2:1149650
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Funding: The Gothenburg Centre for Person-Centred Care (GPCC)

Available from: 2017-10-16 Created: 2017-10-16 Last updated: 2018-01-19Bibliographically approved

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