Mie Gaarskjaer de Wolff

Mie Gaarskjaer de Wolff
Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre · Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

PhD

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18 Research Items
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Introduction
Midwifery Preconception Haealth and Care Pregnancy complicated by chronic medical conditions
Additional affiliations
May 2018 - present
Rigshospitalet
Position
  • PhD Student
Description
  • Pregnancy and Chronic disease ChroPreg
August 2017 - May 2018
Rigshospitalet
Position
  • Researsh assistant
January 2010 - July 2017
Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre
Position
  • Midwife
Education
August 2015 - June 2017
University of Copenhagen
Field of study
  • Health Science
August 2005 - January 2010
The Danish Midwifery Education
Field of study
  • Midwifery

Publications

Publications (18)
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Poor sleep quality is common during pregnancy. Our objective was to evaluate the effect of supervised group physical exercise on self-reported sleep quality in pregnant women with or at high risk of depression, and secondly, to describe the association between sleep quality and psychological well-being during pregnancy and postpartum. This was a se...
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Objective: To investigate if a hospital-initiated home-based rebozo intervention performed by the pregnant woman and her partner prior to external cephalic version (ECV) would increase the rate of cephalic presentations at birth. Design: A multicentre randomized controlled trial. Setting: Three university hospitals in Copenhagen, Denmark. Pop...
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In 2013, the Danish Health Authorities recommended a change in prophylactic iron supplementation to 40–50 mg/d from gestational week 10. Hence, the aims of the present study were (1) to estimate the prevalence of women who follow the Danish recommendation on iron supplementation during the last 3 weeks of the first trimester of pregnancy and (2) to...
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Introduction: A pandemic may negatively influence psychological well-being in the individual. We aimed to assess the potential influence of the first national lockdown in Denmark (March to June 2020) due to the COVID-19 pandemic on psychological well-being and the content and degree of worries among pregnant women in early pregnancy. Material and...
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Objective: To explore maternity care experiences and needs of women with various types of chronic medical conditions receiving specialised maternity care. Design A qualitative descriptive study. Setting: A highly specialised hospital providing maternity care to women with high-risk pregnancies in Copenhagen, Denmark. Participants Fourteen purpos...
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Objective Pregnancy is a time of uncertainty and worries are common. Pregnant women with somatic chronic medical conditions (SCMC) are at higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes and perinatal mental illness than women without SCMC. We aimed to describe the degree and content of worries in early pregnancy among Danish women with SCMC compared with...
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The proportion of childbearing women with pre-existing chronic medical conditions (CMC) is rising. In a randomized controlled trial, we aimed to evaluate the effects of a midwife-coordinated maternity care intervention (ChroPreg) in pregnant women with CMC. The intervention consisted of three main components: (1) Midwife-coordinated and individuali...
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The first national lockdown in Denmark due to the COVID-19 pandemic was declared on 11 March 2020. From this date, national restrictions were imposed. We aimed to assess the potential influence of this first nationwide lockdown on exercise, alcohol consumption, and smoking in early pregnancy. Using a cross-sectional study based on routinely collect...
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Introduction: Pregnancy planning allows women to engage in pregnancy planning behaviors to optimize health status in the preconception period. Women with chronic medical conditions have a higher risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes and therefore preconception care is recommended. The aim was to compare pregnancy planning among women with and withou...
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Objective To describe the various combinations of medication used in Denmark in the latent phase of labor (i.e. for therapeutic rest) and to estimate the frequency of use. Methods An informal e-mail survey based on personal information from Danish midwives or staff obstetricians. The main outcome measures were type and dosage of medications used i...
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Background: Maternal smoking is still a major public health problem posing the risk of several negative health outcomes for both the pregnant woman and her offspring. The prevalence of maternal smoking in Denmark and other high-income countries has decreased continuously since the 1980s, and a prevalence below 10% of women who continue to smoke du...
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Background and objectives The number of women of childbearing age with chronic diseases is rising. Evidence has shown that obstetric complications and poor psychological well-being are more prevalent among this group, in addition to these women reporting experiences of less than satisfactory care. More research is needed to investigate how to best...
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Background: The number of women of childbearing age with chronic diseases is rising. The risk of obstetric complications and poor psychological well-being is higher among these women, and research is needed to investigate how to meet the obstetric and psychological needs of this group during pregnancy and in the postpartum period. Previous research...
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Background and objectives: The number of women of childbearing age with chronic diseases is rising. Evidence has shown that obstetric complications and poor psychological well-being are more prevalent among this group, in addition to these women reporting experiences of less than satisfactory care. More research is needed to investigate how to best...
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Background: Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare and potentially life-threatening condition of heart failure affecting women with no previous heart disease in the last months of pregnancy and up to six months after childbirth. Objective: To explore women's experiences of the process of regaining psychological balance and wellbeing (i.e. ps...

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We are looking to improve midwifery care for women and their partners during early labor and looking to co-create a framework for care during early labor.