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Bergstrom M, Kieler H, Waldenstrom U. Psychoprophylaxis during labor: associations with labor-related outcomes and experience of childbirth. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2010;89(6):794-800.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20225989

NPM: 2: Low-Risk Cesarean Deliveries
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): Psychoprophylaxis, PATIENT/CONSUMER

Intervention Results:

Rate of CS lower in psychoprophylaxis use group vs. control group (11.7% vs. 17.3%; p<0.05)

Fenwick J, Toohill J, Gamble J, et al. Effects of a midwife psycho-education intervention to reduce childbirth fear on women's birth outcomes and postpartum psychological wellbeing. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015;15:284. doi:10.1186/s12884-015-0721-y

Link: https://bmcpregnancychildbirth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12884-015-0721-y

NPM: 2: Low-Risk Cesarean Deliveries
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Intensive Therapy

Intervention Results:

Rate of CS lower in psycho-education group vs. control group (35.3% vs. 47.0%; p>0.05)

Frigoletto FD, Lieberman E, Lang JM, et al. A clinical trial of active management of labor. N Engl J Med. 1995;333(12):745-750. doi:10.1056/nejm199509213331201

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7643880

NPM: 2: Low-Risk Cesarean Deliveries
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Childbirth Education Classes, PROVIDER/PRACTICE, Active Management of Labor, Labor Support, Midwifery

Intervention Results:

Rate of CS among protocol-eligible women lower in AMOL group vs. control group (10.9% vs. 11.5%; p>0.05) after adjustment for epidural use and adoption of final protocol (three hours for second stage of labor with epidural); (OR=0.9, 95% CI: 0.4–1.9)

Rouhe H, Salmela-Aro K, Toivanen R, Tokola M, Halmesmaki E, Saisto T. Obstetric outcome after intervention for severe fear of childbirth in nulliparous-randomised trial. BJOG. 2013;120(1):75-84.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23121002

NPM: 2: Low-Risk Cesarean Deliveries
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Intensive Therapy

Intervention Results:

  • Rate of CS lower in psychoeducative group therapy for FC vs. control (22.9% vs. 32.5%; p=0.05)
  • Rate of CS among those who actually participated in intervention lower in psychoeducative group therapy for FC vs. control (23.3% vs. 38.7%; p<0.05)

Saisto T, Salmela-Aro K, Nurmi JE, Könönen T, Halmesmäki E. A randomized controlled trial of intervention in fear of childbirth. Obstet Gynecol. 2001;98(5 Pt 1):820-826.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11704175

NPM: 2: Low-Risk Cesarean Deliveries
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): Intensive Therapy, PATIENT/CONSUMER

Intervention Results:

Rate of CS higher in intervention vs. control (43.1% vs. 41.3%; p>0.05)

Stoll KH, Hall W. Childbirth education and obstetric interventions among low-risk Canadian women: is there a connection? J Perinat Educ. 2012;21(4):229-237. doi:'10.1891/1058- 1243.21.4.229

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3489119/

NPM: 2: Low-Risk Cesarean Deliveries
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Childbirth Education Classes

Intervention Results:

Rate of CS lower in childbirth education classes group vs. no classes (30.2% vs. 49.2%; p<0.05)
   

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