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The use of transcranial electrostimulation in preparation for partnership labor S

PERINATOLOGY AND PEDIATRIC. UKRAINE. 2018.4(76):54-57; doi 10.15574/PP.2018.76.54

kripchenko N. Y., Nevyshna Y. V., Karpenko O. P.
SI «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology named of academician O.M. Lukyanova NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv

As a result of research conducted on the basis of the State Institution «Institute of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology named of academician O.M. Lukyanova

NAMS of Ukraine», the issue of the transcranial electrostimulation introduction in preparation for partnership labor was shown.

Purpose — to study the effectiveness of the transcranial electrostimulation (TES) introduction program in preparation for partner labor by determining the thresholds of pain sensitivity, psychological state of pregnant women, to conduct a prospective clinical and statistical analysis of the course of labor in healthy women.

Patients and methods. 61 pregnant women were examined. The first group (comparison group) included 32 women, who are planning medical anesthesia of childbirth on demand. The second group (main group) consisted of 29 women, who determined the advantage of physiological, non-lethal methods of pain management.

Results. Following the results of the determination of pain rate in the dynamic of the TES procedure, a progressive growth of the pain tolerance threshold was recorded with the subsequent stabilization of this value after the 5th procedure of electrical stimulation. Methods of psychophysical preparation for childbirth using transcranial electrostimulation and partner support made it possible to reduce medical induced pain relief during childbirth, which is what the data we obtained indicate.

Conclusions. The use of TES in complex prenatal preparation for partner labor allows to achieve and maintain a stable psycho-emotional adaptation of pregnant women and increases the tolerance of the consonant to labor pain without additional medication load, which helps to make more physiological course of labor.

Key words: labor, prenatal preparation, transcranial electrostimulation, pain threshold, anesthesia, partnership labor.


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Article received: Aug 24, 2018. Accepted for publication: Nov 11, 2018.