Interview Open Questions

Did you have a choice in childbirth?

Was it explained to you in the prenatal care about the two routes, both vaginal and cesarean section?

Was the pain of labor as you expected?

When did you feel the most pain?

Can you compare this pain with some pain you have already felt?

Did the nurse try to ease your pain? In what way?

What did you feel in the moment of pain? What feelings?

Were you with a companion? Could you choose the companion?

Ÿ If so, did your presence cooperate?

Ÿ If not, how do you think it could have been?

At the time of the strongest pains during labor, what was going through your head?

Can you report how you felt before and after birth, now what?

Ÿ Would you like something different?