Labor-Related Sacral and Pubic Fractures
- Lean on me. Dahlen, Hannah // Australian Parents;Jun/Jul2008, p103
The article offers ideas for pregnant women on ways to ease labor pain during childbirth. Walking during labor is said to be a great way to make contractions effective and labor shorter. Leaning forward and standing were found to be the most comfortable positions when giving birth. Pregnant...
- MEMBRANE STRIPPING TO PROMOTE LABOR. King, Valerie J. // Journal of Family Practice;Aug1996, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p119
The article discusses research being done on the effectiveness of membrane stripping at term to promote the onset of labor. It references a study by B. Wiriyasirivaj and colleagues, published in a 1996 issue of "Obstetrics and Gynecology." The non-blinded randomized controlled trial enrolled 256...
- Review: delayed pushing reduces rotational or mid pelvic instrumental deliveries but increases duration of the second stage of labour in women having epidural analgesia: Commentary. Young, Gavin // Evidence Based Medicine;Aug2005, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p122
Presents a study on the effect of epidural on the natural mechanism of labor. Increase in the rate of instrumental delivery on using epidural; Discussion on delayed pushing; Advantages of epidural in pregnancy.
- Secrets to a happy (and healthy!) pregnancy. Hennen, Leah // Parenting;Oct2003, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p162
Gives advice for pregnant women on taking care of themselves, their body and soul. Sources of information on pregnancy; Importance of support during labor and delivery; Perception of midwives on childbirth; Importance of cuddle time following delivery to babies and mothers.
- You've got the power. Cohen, Marisa // Fit Pregnancy;Aug/Sep2008, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p96
The article discusses some ways on how pregnant women can up their odds of having the most satisfying birth experience. Women should spend some time identifying what is most important for them in labor like pain relief as her top priority or the C-section rate. Women should get ready their loved...
- birth stories. Kansara, Twinkle // Australian Parents;Jun/Jul2006, p47
The article describes the experience of a woman during her pregnancy. She shares that while everything was progressing nicely, problems like nausea, heartburn and food cravings occurred. At 37 weeks, she had little bleeding. Five days after her due date, she began to have mild pain. A baby boy...
- Review: delayed pushing reduces rotational or mid pelvic instrumental deliveries but increases duration of the second stage of labour in women having epidural analgesia. Roberts, C. L.; Torvaidsen, S.; Cameron, C. // Evidence Based Medicine;Aug2005, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p122
The article presents a study on the effect of delayed pushing on pregnant women having epidural analgesia. 9 trials met the selection criteria. All trials included women at term with spontaneous or induced labor, effective epidural analgesia, and singleton births. Researchers found that in women...
- Exercise during pregnancy. Radomski, Manny // Wellness Options;2006, Issue 24, p38
Discusses the results of studies on exercise during pregnancy and postpartum period. Benefits of exercise during pregnancy; Activities to avoid by pregnant women; Effect of maternal exercise on fetal growth; Implication of exercise for labour and its mechanism.
- Kick-starting labor. // Parenting;Oct2004, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p73
Presents information on a procedure performed by doctors on a pregnant woman to bring on labor.