About the Authors

Kenneth Finlayson

Affiliation Research into Childbirth and Health Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom

Soo Downe

sdowne@uclan.ac.uk

Affiliation Research into Childbirth and Health Unit, School of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KWF SD. Analyzed the data: KWF SD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KWF SD. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: KWF. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KWF SD. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KWF SD. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: KWF SD.