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Some mothers" experience of induced labour

Sheila Kitzinger

Some mothers" experience of induced labour

submission to the Department of Health and Social Security from the National Childbirth Trust.

by Sheila Kitzinger

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Published by National Childbirth Trust in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsNational Childbirth Trust (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Pagination(5), 46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20868626M

Labour is labour – whether we give you oxytocin to push it along, or you produce the oxytocin yourself. If we were to put a catheter inside your uterus to measure the strength and frequency of contractions, we would find that a naturally progressing labour and an induced one are actually very similar. However, there are some differences. After having a text book induction with our eldest daughter Grace, induced at term +10 and being pumped with drugs and hormones for 3 days she finally arrived after being dragged out by forceps. With our next pregnancy we knew we wanted a different experience as it took me a long time to recover physically, and even longer psychologically.

In the financial year and , 29% of labours in English NHS hospitals were induced.1 However, the vast majority of studies concerning IOL relate to the safety and efficacy of various methods, and very little refers to women’s experiences. More recently, questions are being asked about where IOL should take place, with some UK trusts. not have a satisfying IOL experience. More than 21% of women expected to give birth within six hours and only 15% of participants expressed the length of their labour was around what they expected. While % came with no expectation regarding labour pain, % rated their pain as 'much more/ more painful' than they expected.

Sheila Kitzinger carried out research for the National Childbirth Trust into the effects of episiotomy on women and published her findings, as well as women’s responses to her work, in her book The Experience of Childbirth (). Induced labour. In the s it was also common for pregnant women in the UK to have their labour induced by. year-old housewife, Jennifer Ong tells us about her induced labor and exciting journey towards motherhood. Jennifer's induced labor story. Thankfully, unlike my first pregnancy, my second pregnancy was very smooth. I hardly suffered from morning sickness or nausea. However as my bump grew bigger, I did suffer from some backaches and : Elsaa.


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Some mothers" experience of induced labour by Sheila Kitzinger Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birth stories from mothers who have had labour inductions. Each mom described her experience and offered advice to other women going into labour induction. They also left a ‘golden nugget’ – that one thing that sticks in their minds about the whole induced labour experience.

A tale of two inductions. By Lisa of Lisa Tanner Writing. Women's experience of induction of labor: a mixed methods study. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 92(10) Jay A. Women's experiences of induced labour: a qualitative study. RCM conference, Telford, United Kingdom NCCWCH.

Induction of labour. National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health, Clinical guideline. The New Moms Club is home to thousands of women sharing their pregnancy experiences.

Here are 11 moms sharing their experience with induced labour at the time of their pregnancy. Do you want to share your story.

Comment below. I got induced for labour. My doctor induced with oral tablets. Half of the mothers had been at home from the time when the diagnosis was received until labour was induced In Sweden, four in children die before onset of labour every year.

We have limited knowledge of the mothers’ experience Cited by: An induced labour is one that's started artificially. It's fairly common. Every year, 1 in 5 labours are induced in the UK. Sometimes labour can be induced if your baby is overdue or there's any sort of risk to you or your baby's health.

This risk could be if you have a health condition such as high blood pressure, for example, or your baby isn't growing. In relation to the primary outcome measure – perinatal outcomes. Another study (Selo-Ojeme et al ) found that outcomes for the baby were worse when a first labour was induced: “babies born to mothers who had an induction were significantly more likely to have an Apgar score of.

Mothers of a random sample of legitimate live births were interviewed about their experiences of pregnancy, labour, and delivery. Of these, 24% reported that their labours were induced, and data about this from a subsample of mothers tallied with information obtained through the doctors in charge in 88% of cases.

All but 3% of the mothers who were induced Cited by: Emmalou "My first child was born naturally, but I was induced for my second. It's a really intense experience and doesn't have the slow build-up of pain like a natural labour.

I don't know if it actually hurts more, but you don't have time to get used to the pain." Becca "I wish I'd known about the intensity of induced contractions. Mine came. Satisfaction with care, mode of delivery, experience of induction of labor.

The response rate to the survey was % representing women, 20% of whom were induced. If I was u try go natural. It happens all to quick. Very quick labour but from my experience I would rather be in labour long and let it build up.

My last boy was 10 pound 9 and had him natural but was Induced. But all people are different. Some like being induced – Tammie. Labor induction — also known as inducing labor — is the stimulation of uterine contractions during pregnancy before labor begins on its own to achieve a vaginal birth.

Your health care provider might recommend inducing labor for various reasons, primarily when there's concern for a mother's health or a baby's health.

For example. Regarding childbirth, women of 35 years and over are more likely to experience a medically induced labour or no onset of labour (Australia Institute of Health and Welfare, ). The likelihood of an instrumental birth has been shown to increase with age, along with non-vaginal birth, with 53% of Australian women aged 40 and over delivering by Author: Jennifer Nottingham-Jones, Janette Graetz Simmonds, Tristan Leslie Snell.

This qualitative study examines women’s experiences of induction of labour from the perspective of informed choice and decision-making. Induction currently affects % of all births in England (BirthChoiceUK Professional, ). Although much research has been conducted into clinical aspects of induction in recent years, very.

The common reasons for dissatisfaction with induced labour included caesarean delivery (%), painful labour (%) while % felt the duration of the procedure was too long. CONCLUSION: This study suggests that a substantial number of pregnant women who had induction of labour had unsatisfactory by: 8.

First-time mothers report that they are ill-prepared for induction of labour and are not given adequate information (Gatward et al., ) and the level.

Some women really do like induction of labour. But some don’t. Some regret the decision to be induced and are traumatised by their experience. But the women dissatisfied after induction aren’t always being heard.

And we need to find a way to honour both of those groups – and everyone in between – while ensuring that everybody gets the. By Nancy Griffin It was a sunny Friday afternoon, and Tracy was three days past the due date for her first baby.

After finishing up the tenth call of the day from well-meaning but anxious friends and relatives, she headed out the door for her weekly checkup with her obstetrician.

“If you don’t go into Continue reading Let the Baby Decide: The Case Against. Some induced labors can take up to two to three days from start to finish, and Mom's going to need some energy at the end of it all to push that little darling out.

Mom may also want to bring some good movies or a thrilling book to kill time while waiting and waiting and waiting some more. 14 Intense Contractions. Inductions for non-medical reasons have been on the rise in the U.S. and around the world over the last 30 years (Little, ).

Increasingly, more pregnant people are inducing for due dates–they are being induced because they have reached their estimated “due date” of 40 weeks, or even when they have reached 39 weeks. I was induced at 37wks for DC2 because of growth concerns.

It took some time to get going - the pessary didn't induce sustained labour and I had to go on the drip, I think mostly because I'd never have gone into labour myself at that gestation.

But it was fine. I coped with most of the time on the drip with TENS and was able to move around. I’ve been induced twice the first time was a brilliant experience as I just had the 24hr pessary and labour was very much like natural labour.

My 2nd experience however was awful as I was induced due to IUGR and there being issues with the bloodflow aswell as lack of fetal movements and decelerations.It was long but worth it in the end. I wish they induced me, at least that way the labour goes faster and you get it over with.

42hrs in labour is no joke. Anyone I have known who were induced had their baby within 12hrs." - Caroline O'Keeffe "I was induced at 37 weeks and was three days in full labour until I was : Katie Mythen-Lynch.Labour induction was associated with a less positive birth experience (OR ; 95% CI ), and women who were induced were more likely to totally agree that they were frightened that the baby would be damaged during birth (OR ; 95% CI ), but the assessment of feelings during birth differed with regard to length of by: