Fear of childbirth and duration of labour: a study of 2206 women with intended vaginal delivery.

@article{Adams2012FearOC,
  title={Fear of childbirth and duration of labour: a study of 2206 women with intended vaginal delivery.},
  author={Samantha S. Adams and Malin Eberhard-Gran and Anne Eskild},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2012},
  volume={119 10},
  pages={1238-46}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between fear of childbirth and duration of labour. DESIGN A prospective study of women from 32 weeks of gestation through to delivery. SETTING Akershus University Hospital, Norway. POPULATION A total of 2206 pregnant women with a singleton pregnancy and intended vaginal delivery during the period 2008-10. METHODS… CONTINUE READING