Objective: to assess factor structure, validity and reliability of the Birth Satisfaction Scale (BSS) and to develop a short-form version of the tool.
Design: a quantitative design focused on evaluating psychometric properties of the BSS using factor structure, internal consistency, divergent reliability and known groups validity.
Setting:Ayrshire maternity unit community midwife bases that serve the obstetric population of Ayrshire, Scotland (UK).
Participants: a convenience sample of healthy women (n=228)
Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2014). Development and psychometric properties of the birth satisfaction scale-revised (BSS-R). Midwifery, 30(6), 610-619. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2013.10.006