Lotte Broberg

Lotte is a Postdoc and Project Manager on the project “The first step”, aiming to implement and evaluate a new interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral effort to detect and support pregnant women with psychosocial vulnerabilities. “The first step” is carried out in collaboration with North Zealand Hospital, North Zealand Psychiatric Center, and the Center for Early Intervention and Family Studies (CIF), Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen.

Lotte is a Registered Midwife and holds a master's degree in Public Health Science and a PhD degree in Lifecycle in Medicine from the University of Copenhagen. Her primary focus of research is mental health in relation to pregnancy. The objective in her PhD-project was to assess the effect of supervised group exercise on psychological well-being and sleep quality, among pregnant women with or at high risk of depression.

Selected publications

Compliance with national recommendations for exercise during early pregnancy in a Danish cohort. Broberg L, Ersbøll AS, Backhausen MG, Damm P, Tabor A, Hegaard HK.  BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Nov 27;15:317. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0756-0.

Experiences of participation in supervised group exercise among pregnant women with depression or low psychological well-being: a qualitative descriptive study. Midwifery. February 2020, DOI: 0.1026/j.midw.2020.102664. Broberg L, De Wolff MG, Anker L, Damm P, Tabor A, Hegaard HK, Midtgaard J.

Effect of supervised group Exercise on psychological WEll-being among pregnant women with or at high risk of depression (the EWE Study): a randomized controlled trial. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. Published online 2020 August. Doi: 10.1111/aogs.13982. Broberg L, Tabor A, Rosthøj S, Backhausen M, Frokjaer VG, Damm P, Hegaard HK.

Worries among pregnant Danish women with chronic medical conditions – A cross-sectional study with data from the Copenhagen pregnancy cohort.Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, 29, (100623) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.srhc.2021.100623. Gaarskjaer de Wolff M, Lilleøre Rom A, Johansen M, Broberg L, Midtgaard J, Tabor A, Hegaard HK.

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