Tactile massage and severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy--women's experiences.

@article{gren2006TactileMA,
  title={Tactile massage and severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy--women's experiences.},
  author={Annelie {\AA}gren and Marie Berg},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of caring sciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={169-76}
}
Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is a condition with an obscure aetiology. The treatment is symptomatic but there is a lack of alternative treatments. Tactile massage is known to give relaxation and increased well-being in connection with different illnesses, but has never been studied on women with severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy (SNVP). The aim of this study was to describe hospitalized women's experiences of SNVP and of tactile massage. A phenomenological method was used. Ten… CONTINUE READING