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Mirjam Lukasse

Mirjam Lukasse


Lukasse became a nurse in Sittard, the Netherlands and a midwife in Belfast, Northern-Ireland. She has worked as a midwife in Pakistan, the Netherlands, the UK and Norway. She completed her Master of Science in Midwifery at Surrey Universtiy, Guildfor (UK) in 1998. Lukasse came to Norway in 1998. She finished her PhD in Health Science at the Univerity of Tromsø in 2011. The theme for her thesis was Childhood abuse and pregnancy and childbirth. Lukasse continued with the theme of violence against women and pregnancy and childbirth as a post doctor (three years financed by the Norwegian Research Council). Lukasse has diverse interests and currently leads a project testing a mobile application for women with gestational diabetes using a randomised design in 5 hospitals. Other interests are use of water for pain relief and birth, other pain relief in labour, oxytocin in labour, continuity of midwifery care, emergency care and midwives' working conditions.

Research groups

Scientific publications

Myhre, Enid; Lukasse, Mirjam; Dahl, Bente; Reigstad, Marte Myhre (2023). Early labour experience and labour characteristics after introduction of an electronic early labour educational intervention. Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare . Vol. 35.

Waldum, Åsa; Lukasse, Mirjam; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Falk, Ragnhild Sørum; Sørbye, Ingvil; Jacobsen, Anne Flem (2022). Intrapartum pudendal nerve block analgesia and childbirth experience in primiparous women with vaginal birth: A cohort study. Birth .

Melby, Thea Cathrine; Sørensen, Nina Benedicte; Henriksen, Lena; Lukasse, Mirjam; Flaathen, Eva Marie (2022). Antenatal depression and the association of intimate partner violence among a culturally diverse population in southeastern Norway: A cross-sectional study. European Journal of Midwifery . Vol. 6.

Lukasse, Mirjam; Bratsberg, Alette Bruseth; Thomassen, Katrine; Nøhr, Ellen Aagaard (2022). Use of pudendal nerve block among midwives in Norway: A national cross-sectional study. European Journal of Midwifery . Vol. 6.

Flaathen, Eva Marie; Henriksen, Lena; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Schei, Berit; Taft, Angela; Noll, Josef; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Lukasse, Mirjam (2022). Safe Pregnancy intervention for intimate partner violence: a randomised controlled trial in Norway among culturally diverse pregnant women. 15 p. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth . Vol. 22.

Espejord, Silje; Auberg, Sonja Henriksen; Kvitno, Trine Kristoffersen; Lukasse, Mirjam (2022). Experiences of Norwegian community midwives with caring for vulnerable pregnant women - A national cross-sectional study. Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare . Vol. 31.

Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Henriksen, Lena; Bjerkan, Kirsti; Lium, June Siren; Lukasse, Mirjam (2022). Factors associated with the level of physical activity in a multi‑ethnic pregnant population – a cross‑sectional study at the time of diagnosis with gestational diabetes. 8 p. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth . Vol. 22.

Myhre, Enid Leren; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Dahl, Bente; Myhre Reigstad, Marte; Lukasse, Mirjam (2021). Development of and experiences with an informational website on early labor: Qualitative user involvement study. JMIR Formative Research . Vol. 5.

Flaathen, Eva Marie; Lukasse, Mirjam; Småstuen, Milada Cvancarova; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa; Henriksen, Lena (2021). Intimate partner violence and the association of pregnancy intendedness – A cross-sectional study in southeastern Norway. 6 p. Sexual & Reproductive HealthCare . Vol. 29.

Walter, Bente Aasheim; Indreboe, Hege Vik; Lukasse, Mirjam; Henriksen, Lena; Garnweidner-Holme, Lisa (2021). Pregnant Women's Attitudes Toward and Experiences With a Tablet Intervention to Promote Safety Behaviors in a Randomized Controlled Trial: Qualitative Study. JMIR Formative Research . Vol. 5.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete