Maternal expectations and experiences of labour pain--options of 1091 Finnish parturients.

@article{Ranta1995MaternalEA,
  title={Maternal expectations and experiences of labour pain--options of 1091 Finnish parturients.},
  author={P{\"a}ivi H. Ranta and M B Spalding and T A Kangas-Saarela and Ritva Jokela and Antti Hollmen and Pentti Jouppila and R. Jouppila},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={1995},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={60-6}
}
A prospective survey of 1091 Finnish parturients was conducted in order to ascertain mothers' expectations for labour pain relief, to measure the actual pain during all three stages of labour and to question their satisfaction and the adequacy of pain relief on the third day following delivery. Antenatal expectations for pain relief were surveyed. Mothers were questioned on pain levels in the delivery room and 3 days after giving birth. Pain levels were ascertained using a visual pain score… CONTINUE READING

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