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          VOLUME 44 / ISSUE 3

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11 - Use of nonpharmacologic relaxation and tactile stimulation methods in labor pain

Rojjin Mamuk, Naile İnci Davas

Nonpharmacologic pain control methods emerging from different cultures via trial and error method are highly economical, comfortable, reliable and easy to use applications. These methods, whose analgesic effects are explained with door control theory and endorphin theory, decrease anxiety and fear, increase pain control and support comfort at birth. In the literature, nonpharmacologic pain control methods are analyzed under four groups; namely, relaxation, tactile stimulation, psychic stimulation and respiratory techniques. This collection will handle how to use nonpharmacologic relaxation and tactile stimulation methods in birth, which are used for pain control and for providing relaxation.

Keywords: Labor pain, nonpharmacologic pain control, mother satisfaction

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