Effect of Fluid Oral Intake During Labour
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01349686|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 6, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 20, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Labor||Procedure: Diet Procedure: Fasting||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||348 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Fluid Oral Intake vs. Fasting During Labour: A Randomized, Controlled Trial.|
|Study Start Date :||September 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||October 2011|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2011|
Experimental: Oral intake of fluids
Intake of oral fluids during labour.
Oral intake of fluids during labour, from admission (dose: two cups of 8 ounces each of clear tea with little sugar).
Placebo Comparator: Fasting
No intake of oral fluids during labour.
No intake of fluids during labour.
- Duration of labour (measured in minutes from admission to delivery) [ Time Frame: Two months ]
- Number of cesarean sections due to prolonged second stage of labour (measured in number of cases). [ Time Frame: Two months ]
- Number of cases of bronchoaspiration. [ Time Frame: Two months ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01349686
|Saint Thomas Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Jorge Espinosa, Resident||Saint Thomas Hospital, Panama|
|Principal Investigator:||Osvaldo Reyes, Doctor||Saint Thomas Hospital, Panama|