Fear May Increase Length of Labor
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|Mon, 07-09-2012 - 10:22am|
In a study of over 2,000 pregnant women who planned for a vaginal birth, 165 of them were classified as "fearful" and spent more time in labor than those who were not fearful. Additionally, interventions involving the use of forceps or other instruments were more common among fearful women.
Were you fearful during labor?