Trudy Klomp


Affiliation: Deparetment of Midwifery Science AVAG and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VUUniversity Medical Centre Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
RM (registered midwife), lecturer Midwifery Academy Amsterdam, researcher PhD, Vumc Amsterdam.


  1. Klomp T, De Jonge A, Hutton E, Lagro Janssen A. Dutch women in midwife-led care at the onset of labour: which pain relief do they prefer and what do they use?. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013;13:230 pubmed publisher
    ..Care providers should discuss the unpredictability of the labour process and the fact that actual use of pain medication often does not match with women's preference prenatally. ..
  2. Klomp T, De Jonge A, Hutton E, Hers S, Lagro Janssen A. Perceptions of labour pain management of Dutch primary care midwives: a focus group study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016;16:6 pubmed publisher
    ..This shift compelled them to redefine their professional identity. ..