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Table 4 Overview of Measures, Outcomes, and Corresponding Measurement Occasions for the (pregnant) Women and their Partners

From: ‘I’ve Changed My Mind’, Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting (MBCP) for pregnant women with a high level of fear of childbirth and their partners: study protocol of the quasi-experimental controlled trial

Measure Outcome domain Measurement occasion
T1 T2 T3 T4
W-DEQ-A Anticipated fear of childbirth X X   
W-DEQ-B Experienced fear of childbirth    X X
PDSSa Perinatal disaster scenarios X X X X
PAFS Responses to anxiety and fear X X X X
CLP Catastrophizing of labour pain X X   
LPAQ Acceptance of labour pain X X   
VAS Labour pain intensity X X X  
WAOIa Willingness to accept interventions X X   
DASS-21a Depression, anxiety and stress X X X X
PSSa Stress X X X X
EPDS Prenatal/postnatal depression X X X X
PES-US Uplifting experience of pregnancy X X   
NPSI-SFa Parenting stress    X X
EQ-5Da Quality of life X X X X
PSQIa Sleep quality X X X X
HSDQ-Ia Insomnia X X X X
ISVISa Interpretation of infant sleep X X X X
BISQ Infant sleep    X X
MAFa Fatigue X X X X
SILa Satisfaction with birth    X X
MR Medical report about perinatal period     X
BSES-SF Breastfeeding self-efficacy    X X
FFMQa Mindful awareness X X X X
IM-Pa Mindful parenting skills    X X
SCS-SFa Self-compassion X X X X
PHCQ Costs in and outside the healthcare sector X X X X
  1. Note. ainstruments are filled in by (pregnant) woman and partner, others are filled in by (pregnant) women only. T1 = pre-intervention; T2 = post-intervention; T3 = two -four weeks after birth; T4 = 16–20 weeks after birth. MBCP or FoCC takes place between T1 and T2. BISQ Brief Infant Sleep Questionnaire, BSES-SF Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form, CLP Catastrophizing Labour Pain, DASS-21 Depression Anxiety Stress Scale, EPDS Edinburgh Prenatal/Postnatal Depression Scale, EQ-5D Five-Dimensional EuroQol, FFMQ Five Facets Mindfulness Questionnaire, HSDQ-I Holland Sleep Disorders Questionnaire-Insomnia subscale, IM-P Interpersonal Mindfulness in Parenting scale, ISVIS Infant Sleep Vignettes Interpretation Scale, LPAQ Labour Pain Acceptance Questionnaire, MAF Multidimensional Assessment of Fatigue, MR Medical Report, NPSI-SF Nijmeegse Parental Stress Index-Short Form, PAFS Perinatal Anxiety/Fear Scale, PES-US Pregnancy Experience Scale-Uplifts Subscale, PDSS Perinatal Disaster Scenarios Scale, PHCQ Perinatal Healthcare Costs Questionnaire, PSQI Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index, PSS Perceived Stress Scale, SCS-SF Self Compassion Scale Short-Form, SIL Salomon’s Item List, WAOI Willingness to Accept Obstetrical Interventions, W-DEQ-A Wijma Delivery Expectancy Questionnaire-version A, W-DEQ-B Wijma Delivery Expectancy Questionnaire-version B