Induction of Women With Fear of Labor
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the experience of labor in parous women induced because of fear of labor and, to compare the experience of parous women induced without fear of labor. A comparison with the experience of women delivered with elective cesarean section because of fear of labor is done.
In the induced labors, the induction method is amniotomy. Between groups the experience of delivery is evaluated with a questionnaire: Wijma Delivery Expectancy Questionnaire(WEDQ-B).
Groups are also compared with regard to time from induction to delivery and rate of operative delivery.
- there is no difference in experience of delivery
- there is no difference in time to delivery or rate of operative deliveries
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Planned Induction of Women With Fear of Labor and Evaluation of the Experience of Delivery|
- experience of delivery [ Time Frame: Within 48 hours after delivery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]Experience of labor is evaluated with a questionnaire (WEDQ-B) within 48 hours
- Operative delivery [ Time Frame: within 48 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]within 48 hours from inclusion in the study
|Study Start Date:||January 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2013|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
fear of labor
Parous women with fear of labor
Other: WEDQ-B (questionnaire)
Questionnaires are answered after delivery; within 48 hours and after five weeks