Best Practices in Management of Postpartum Pain.

  title={Best Practices in Management of Postpartum Pain.},
  author={Jenifer O. Fahey},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing},
  volume={31 2},
Pain has been documented as a major concern for women in the postpartum period. Management of postpartum pain, however, is a relatively neglected area of clinical research. As a result, evidence to support interventions to alleviate the discomforts associated with childbirth is sparse. This paucity of research on postpartum pain management is particularly surprising given that in the United States alone nearly 4 million women give birth each year. Inadequate pain relief in the hours to months… CONTINUE READING
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