Yosefa Birati: "Yes, I can bond." Reflections of autistic women's mothering experiences in the early postpartum period (Womens Health (Lond) .)

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Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition affecting communication and social interaction. Much of the research regarding childbirth and motherhood is focused on non-autistic women. Autistic mothers may experience challenges communicating their needs to health care professionals and find aspects of the hospital environment distressing, indicating a need for more informed practice. Objective: To describe the experiences of autistic women bonding with their newborns after delivery in an acute care setting.

Last Updated Date : 24/05/2023