Resolution of pain after childbirth.

  title={Resolution of pain after childbirth.},
  author={James C Eisenach and Peter Pan and Richard M. Smiley and Patricia Lavand'homme and Ruth N. Landau and Timothy T. Houle},
  volume={118 1},
BACKGROUND Chronic pain after surgery occurs in 10-40% of individuals, including 5-20% of women after cesarean delivery in previous reports. Pain and depression 2 months after childbirth are independently associated with more severe acute post-delivery pain. Here we examine other predictors of pain at 2 months and determine the incidence of pain at 6 and 12 months after childbirth. METHODS Following Institutional Review Board approval, 1228 women were interviewed within 36 h of delivery. Of… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 24 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 references

associated with vaginal and cesarean deliveries : Results of a national survey

  • AJ Macarthur, C Macarthur
  • PAIN
  • 2008

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…