Sleep disturbance in late pregnancy and early labor.

  title={Sleep disturbance in late pregnancy and early labor.},
  author={Kathleen R Beebe and Kathryn Aldrich Lee},
  journal={The Journal of perinatal & neonatal nursing},
  volume={21 2},
UNLABELLED Sleep disturbance is a typical complaint during pregnancy, particularly in the third trimester. Previous studies of this phenomenon have not measured sleep in the last days of pregnancy as women transition into labor. Poor sleep can have potentially adverse effects on labor and delivery. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the amount of sleep obtained in the 5 days preceding childbirth, and the relationship between sleep in this time frame and both pain and fatigue… CONTINUE READING
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