labor pain


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Noun1.labor pain - pain and discomfort associated with contractions of the uterus during laborlabor pain - pain and discomfort associated with contractions of the uterus during labor
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
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Socialogist Fatma Al-Qahtani said most Saudi women resort to C-sections due to the fear of labor pain in natural deliveries, especially if it is the first pregnancy or following a previously painful delivery.
A recent OBG Management Quick Poll took as its subject the December 2014 Editorial, "Nitrous oxide for labor pain.
Labor pain management other than neuraxial: what do we know and where do we go next?
We say to them, this profound wound is our wound and we should transform it into labor pain from which is born a new reality for Lebanon.
However, to date, labor pain management studies have focused on the use of drugs that are expensive and usually affect sensory awareness of pain, which may have the additional effect of impending women's active participation in giving birth (Waters &Raisler 2003).
It is essential that childbirth educators view labor pain and its meaning through the eyes of the different cultures and subcultures in our society.
of Edinburgh School of Health, UK) provides a multifaceted perspective on pain in childbearing that focuses on the woman's experience of pain and also addresses pain in multiple dimensions that can include labor pain as "positive pain," pain associated with pregnancy-related pathological conditions, pain associated with the physiological changes of childbearing, and even forms of pain that are not widely recognized as such.
Women described their feelings about hypnosis during labor as: a sense of relief and consolation, self-confidence, satisfaction, lack of suffering labor pain, changing the feeling of pain into one of pressure, a decrease in fear of natural childbirth, lack of tiredness, and lack of anxiety.
WASHINGTON -- The intensity of women's labor pain at the time of neuraxial anesthesia placement didn't influence the mode of delivery, based on data from a study of 555 nulliparous women.
Yoga during pregnancy: effects on maternal comfort, labor pain and birth outcomes.