Salgado, Ana Paula Alves; Progianti, Jane Márcia; Santos, Iraci dos
January 2010
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;1/1/2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p300
Academic Journal
Objective: to identify the archetypes active in the hospital delivery. Methods: it's a descriptive, sociopoetic study, performed in a public institution of Rio de Janeiro city in 2009, with ten puerperal women. Data has been submitted to mulheril/transversal sociopoetic analysis. The project was submitted to Fernandes Figueira Institute Committee of Policy Research and agreed on the opinion n° 0002/09. Results: to stand out two categories: safe childbirth and unsafe childbirth. In the first category it had a predominance of the archetypes personified for the Héstia, Deméter and Perséfone goddesses. In the second, Perséfone, Atenas and Ártemis. In the imaginary of the unsafe childbirth the destructuring aspects of psyche of puerperal women are related with the delay of the childbirth, the pain felt, the loneliness, the resistance to the body requests, the fear and the feeling of impotence. The structuring aspects of psyche had been related to the family presence, to the mother-baby relationship, the religiosity support, the obstetrical nurses' care, mainly as for individual listening to the stimulation of emotions expression, to the incentive the appropriation of its body and the decrease of rational thought. Conclusion: to extend the look on the women mythical-symbolic dimension on the childbirth, help them to make sense in the childbirth experience, as well as it contributes for a more sensitive and individualized care.


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