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Ingela Lundgren

Professor Emeritus

Institute of Health and Care
Visiting address
Arvid Wallgrens backe hus 1 O 2
41346 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 457
40530 Göteborg

About Ingela Lundgren

Ingela Lundgren is Professor in Midwifery Science and Consultant midwife at Sahlgrenska University hospital. She has a registration as nurse in 1978 and as midwife in 1986, and has mainly worked as a midwife in delivery wards. Ingela has been Deputy Head of Department University of Borås, 2005-2008. Further, she was Head of Department at Institute of Health and Care Sciences 2010-2018. She is participating in several national and international research collaborations.

Research Ingela’s research is about childbirth focusing a historical perspective, normal birth, the influence in women´s lives, models of care, women´s experiences, and professional support.

Research group Childbirth research (

Education Childbirth in an historical perspective, normal birth, support during childbirth, qualitative method.

Clinical activity Ingela has clinical experience as midwife in maternity care. Her position as Professor in Midwifery Science is combined with position as midwife at Sahlgrenska University hospital.