Intervenções obstétricas durante o trabalho de parto e parto em mulheres Brasileiras de risco habitual

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Abstract

This study evaluated the use of best practices (eating, movement, use of nonpharmacological methods for pain relief and partograph) and obstetric interventions in labor and delivery among low-risk women. Data from the hospital-based cohort survey Birth in Brazil conducted between 2011 and 2012 was used. Best practices during labor occurred in less than 50% of women and prevalence of the use of these practices was lower in the North, Northeast and Central West Regions. The rate of use of oxytocin drips and amni-otomy was 40%, and was higher among women admitted to public hospitals and in women with a low level of education. The uterine fundal pressure, episiotomy and lithotomy were used in 37%, 56% and 92% of women, respectively. Cae-sarean section rates were lower in women using the public health system, nonwhites, women with a low level of education and multiparous women. To improve the health of mothers and newborns and promote quality of life, a change of approach to labor and childbirth that focuses on evidence-based care is required in both the public and private health sectors.

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Leal, M. do C., Pereira, A. P. E., Domingues, R. M. S. M., Filha, M. M. T., Dias, M. A. B., Nakamura-Pereira, M., … da Gama, S. G. N. (2014). Intervenções obstétricas durante o trabalho de parto e parto em mulheres Brasileiras de risco habitual. Cadernos de Saude Publica, 30(SUPPL1). https://doi.org/10.1590/0102-311X00151513

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