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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

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

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

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The third paradigm in labour pain preparation and management: the childbearing woman´s perspective
Sigfridur Inga Karlsdottir, Sigridur Halldorsdottir, Ingela Lundgren
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, Journal article 2014
Journal article


Attitudes toward fertility and childbearing scale:an assessment of a new instrument for women who are not yet mothers in Sweden
Söderberg Malin, Ingela Lundgren, Kyllike Christensson, Ingegerd Hildingsson
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Journal article 2013
Journal article


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