Effect of normal physiologic childbirth program in mother-friendly hospitals on duration of labor

Makvandi, S. and Mirzaiinajmabadi, K. and Mirteimoori, M. and Esmaily, H. (2018) Effect of normal physiologic childbirth program in mother-friendly hospitals on duration of labor. Electronic Journal of General Medicine, 15 (3).

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Abstract

Introduction: Normal physiologic childbirth program was implemented in mother-friendly hospitals of Iran after 2008. The aim of present study is to assess the effect of normal physiologic childbirth program in a mother-friendly hospital on duration of active phase and second stage of labor. Methods: This study was a clinical trial that was conducted at the Sina and Ommolbanin mother-friendly hospitals in Ahvaz, Mashhad, Iran, in 2016. The intervention group of 77 women was offered the childbirth preparation classes during pregnancy and normal physiologic childbirth program during labor and the control group of 77 women received routine care. Results: The results showed that after controlling the confounding factors, the active phase and second stage of labor were significantly shorter in the intervention group (p<0.001). Conclusion: Complete implementation of normal physiologic childbirth program can reduce the duration of labor. © 2018 by the authors; licensee Modestum Ltd., UK.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By :4 Export Date: 16 February 2020 Correspondence Address: Mirzaiinajmabadi, K.; Department of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Mashhad University of Medical SciencesIran; email: MirzaiiKH@mums.ac.ir
Uncontrolled Keywords: First stage of labor Labor duration Natural childbirth Non-pharmacologic approaches Prenatal education Second stage of labor adult article childbirth education controlled clinical trial controlled study female human human experiment Iran labor stage 1 labor stage 2 major clinical study pregnancy
Subjects: WQ Obstetrics
Divisions: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: lib2 lib2 lib2
Date Deposited: 11 May 2020 03:47
Last Modified: 11 May 2020 03:47
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/17381

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