Effect of Obstetric Fine Nursing on Pain during Natural Childbirth and Postpartum Recovery

  • Youliang OU Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
  • Yanli ZHOU Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
  • Ping XIANG Dept. of Medical Quality Management, Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China
Keywords: Fine care, Natural childbirth, Pain, Labor, Postpartum recovery


Background: This study aimed to observe the effect of fine nursing on pain and postpartum recovery during natural delivery of pregnant women. Methods: The clinical data of 192 primiparas who were expecting labor in Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China from 2015-2016 were retrospectively analyzed. Among them, 100 cases were treated with fine nursing before and after delivery, and 92 cases were treated with routine nursing. The pain rate, the second stage of labor, the amount of bleeding 2 hours postpartum, and postpartum recovery were compared between the two groups. Results: The number of cases of grade 0 and 1 pain and the good rate of pain were significantly higher in the observation group than in the control group, the number of cases with grade 2 pain in the observation group was significantly lower than that of the control group (P<0.01). The second stage of labor and the 2h postpartum hemorrhage in the observation group were significantly lower than those in the control group (P<0.001). The number of maternal cases with good postpartum sleep, good lactation and good mental health in the observation group was significantly higher than that in the control group (P<0.05). Conclusion: Fine nursing before and after delivery can reduce maternal pain rate, shorten the second stage of labor, reduce the amount of bleeding after 2 hours postpartum, promote good sleep, lactation, psychological conditions, reduce postpartum infection rate, which is conducive to maternal body recovery, worthy of clinical promotion.     


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OU Y, ZHOU Y, XIANG P. Effect of Obstetric Fine Nursing on Pain during Natural Childbirth and Postpartum Recovery. Iran J Public Health. 47(11):1703-1708.
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