Ch. 7 - Pain Management During Labor - Chapter 7 Nursing...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 7 Nursing Management of Pain During Labor and Birth Education for Childbearing Gestational diabetes mellitus Early pregnancy Exercise for pregnant women Infant care Breastfeeding Sibling Grandparent Adolescent childbirth 2 Variations of Basic Childbirth Preparation Classes Refresher Cesarean birth Vaginal birth after cesarean 3 Content of Childbirth Preparation Classes Benefits of exercise Pain control methods for labor 4 Childbirth and Pain How childbirth pain differs from other pain Part of a normal birth process Woman has several months to prepare for pain management Is self-limiting and rapidly declines after birth 5 Factors That Influence Labor Pain Pain threshold Sources of pain during labor Central nervous systems factors Gate control theory Endorphins Maternal conditions Cervical readiness Pelvis Labor intensity Fatigue Fetal presentation and position 6 Nonpharmacological Pain Management Advantages Limitations No harm to fetus Dont slow labor if adequately control pain No risk of allergy or adverse reactions...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2010 for the course PRACTICAL KSPN 124 taught by Professor Ljnelson during the Fall '10 term at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

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Ch. 7 - Pain Management During Labor - Chapter 7 Nursing...

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