My research interest focuses on education and communication in preventive health, sex-education in school, pre-conceptive health care.
The thesis generated evidence that societal structures have impact on experiences and attitudes to fertility and childbearing.
Fertility and childbearing – experiences, thoughts and attitudes among women not yet mothers (in Swedish). Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Karolinska institutet.
A burden and a blessing--young Swedish women's experience of fertility. A study among women lacking experience of pregnancy and parenthood.
Health Care Women Int 2011 May;32(5):402-19
A project for future life-Swedish women's thoughts on childbearing lacking experience of giving birth and parenthood.
Int J Qual Stud Health Well-being 2012 ;7():
Attitudes toward fertility and childbearing scale: an assessment of a new instrument for women who are not yet mothers in Sweden.
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 2013 Oct;13():197
Women's attitudes towards fertility and childbearing - A study based on a national sample of Swedish women validating the Attitudes to Fertility and Childbearing Scale (AFCS).
Sex Reprod Healthc 2015 Jun;6(2):54-8
Popular science articles and activities
Fertility and childbearing, popular science summary of thesis, , Jordemodern, Sept 2013
Results and conclusion of doctoral thesis, interview in radio show Tendens, SR P1, July 2014 (approx 6,40 minutes in the programme)
Guest in tv-show Nyhetsmorgon TV4:
- Menopause, April 15, 2015 (id=3150192).
- Birth control apps and safety, May 13, 2015. More young people use birth control apps in their mobile phones to avoid unwanted pregnancy (3180081).