International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064


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Review Papers | Nursing | India | Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019 | Rating: 6.8 / 10


Effectiveness of Warm Compress on Sacral Region in Reducing Labour Pain during First Stage of Labour among the Primi-Gravida - A Narrative Review

R. Liangkiuwiliu | N. Siva [5]


Abstract: Introduction: The nature of labor pain, particularly its physiologic and psychologic influences, is reviewed in the context of a multidimensional framework of the pain experience and an understanding of the origin of labor pain stimuli, of potential adverse effects of the pain response, and of the concepts of suffering and comfort. Sacral warm compress was found to be effective in reducing labour during first stage of labour. Aim: The aim of this narrative review is to find information on the effectiveness of Sacral Warm Compress on labour to reduce the painful experience of the primigravida. Methodology: Intervention- Sacral Warm Compress. Types of studies- Quasi-experimental – pre- test and post-test control group design. Types of participants- Primigravida. Setting- Labour room of hospital. Outcome- This narrative review result shows that Sacral Warm Compress is effective on reducing labour pain.


Keywords: Sacral Warm Compress, Primigravida


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 7, July 2019,


Pages: 1277 - 1279


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