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Ingela Lundgren


Ingela Lundgren
+46 31 786 6052

Room number: 1323
Postal Address: Box 457, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid wallgrens backe hus 1 och 2 , 41346 Göteborg

Reproductive and perinatal health at Institute of Health and Care Sciences (More Information)
Box 457
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Arvid Wallgrens backe hus 1 och 2 , 413 46 Göteborg

About Ingela Lundgren

Ingela Lundgren is Professor in Midwifery Science and Consultant midwife at Sahlgrenska University hospital. She has a registration as nurse in 1978 and as midwife in 1986, and has mainly worked as a midwife in delivery wards. Ingela has been Deputy Head of Department University of Borås, 2005-2008. Further, she was Head of Department at Institute of Health and Care Sciences 2010-2018. She is participating in several national and international research collaborations.

Ingela’s research is about childbirth focusing a historical perspective, normal birth, the influence in women´s lives, models of care, women´s experiences, and professional support.

Research group
Childbirth research (

Childbirth in an historical perspective, normal birth, support during childbirth, qualitative method.

Clinical activity
Ingela has clinical experience as midwife in maternity care. Her position as Professor in Midwifery Science is combined with position as midwife at Sahlgrenska University hospital.

Latest publications

Norwegian women's motivations and preparations for freebirth—A qualitative study
Lena Henriksen, Maria Nordström, Ingeborg Nordheim, Ingela Lundgren, Ellen Blix
Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, Journal article 2020
Journal article

OptiBIRTH: a cluster randomised trial of a complex intervention to increase vaginal birth after caesarean section
Mike Clarke, Declane Devane, Mechthild M Gross, Sandra Morano, Ingela Lundgren et al.
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Journal article 2020
Journal article

Evaluation of a midwifery model of woman-centred care during childbirth – a mixed method study
Ingela Lundgren, Olof Asta Olafsdottir, Anna Dencker, Christina Nilsson, Liselotte Bergqvist et al.
NJF Congress 2019 Reykjavik Conference app, Conference contribution 2019
Conference contribution

Midwives’ care on a labour ward prior to the introduction of a midwifery model of care: a field of tension
Christina Nilsson, Olof Asta Olafsdottir, Ingela Lundgren, Marie Berg, Liselott (Lisen) Dellenborg
International Journal of Qualitative Studies on Health and Well-being, Journal article 2019
Journal article

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Emotions in labour: Italian obstetricians’ experiences of presence during childbirth
Sandra Morano, Laura Migliorini, Nadia Rania, L Piano, Tatiana Tassara et al.
Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Journal article 2018
Journal article

Veiled midwifery in the baby factory : The social pattern between other professions and midwives.
Malin Hansson, Ingela Lundgren, Gunnel Hensing, Ing-Marie Carlsson
CONFERENCE: Improving Maternal Health – From Evidence into Action, Dublin (October 23, 2018), Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Midwives marching to own drum : other professions perspective of midwifery work in labour wards
Malin Hansson, Ingela Lundgren, Gunnel Hensing, Ing-Marie Carlsson
COST Action BIRTH Conference : Lisbon, Sept 17-18, 2018 , Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Working with home birth - Swedish midwives´experiences
Maria Ahl, Ingela Lundgren
Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare, Journal article 2018
Journal article


Spiritual questions during childbearing
Ingela Lundgren
Spirituality and Childbirth: Meaning and Care at the Start of Life, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Vaginal Birth After Caesarean: Views of women from countries with low VBAC rates
Christina Nilsson, Joan Lalor, Cecily Begley, Margaret Carroll, Mechthild Gross et al.
Women and Birth, Journal article 2017
Journal article

How can the VBAC rates be improved – according to midwives and obstetricians in six European countries.
Ingela Lundgren, Christina Nilsson, Evelien Van Limbeek, Katri Vehvilainen-Julkunen, Joan Lalor et al.
31th ICM Trienníal Congress 18-22 June 2017, Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

First-time pregnant women’s experiences of their body in early pregnancy
Ingegerd Bergbom, Modh Carin, Ingela Lundgren, Lillemor Lindwall
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, Journal article 2017
Journal article

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