Perception and Meaning to Experiences of Antepartum Hemorrhage from Placenta previa

  • Boonmee Phoodaangau Faculty of Nursing, Mahasarakham University


This qualitative study as part of the research on “Lived Experiences of Postpartum women due to Antepartum Hemorrhage from Placenta previa”. A phenomenological qualitative by ‘Heidegger’ was aimed to study the perception and meaning to experiences of prenatal bleeding from placenta previa. Data was collected by way of ‘in-depth’ interviews until data saturation from nine people during the period of May to November 2557. This data analysis was done using thematic. The data concluded that the three most common concerns from the interviewees, who have experienced prenatal bleeding from placenta previa identified these perspectives 1) It’s not normal, they were scared that prenatal bleeding will bring harm to them and their unborn child 2) This experience will differentiate them from a typical pregnant woman and 3) The thought of prenatal bleeding from placenta previa may cause the baby to pass away in the womb. The knowledge gained from this study can be used to provide information and a guide to care for pregnant women who experience this situation and for future research.


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Boonmee Phoodaangau, Faculty of Nursing, Mahasarakham University
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