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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2012, 17(1): 50-59 Back to browse issues page
The Effect of Boiled Dill (Anethum graveolens) Seeds on the Long Active Phase and Labor Pain Intensity
SF Hekmatzadeh, ST Mirmolaei, N Hoseini 1
1- , hosseinichenar@yahoo.com
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Background & Aim: Delivery pain and its long period are of most important factors of encouraging women to undergo caesarean. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of boiled dill (Anethum graveolens) seeds on the length of active phase of labor and delivery pain. Methods: Samples in this retrospective cohort study were taken from nulliparous and second generator women (85 person in the exposed group and 85 in control group). Physiological symptoms and the interview were our crude data. Data collection instruments included questionnaire data recording sheet, Sony Kidd, scale, and scale ruler. Data about exposed and unexposed group were collected during labor. Exposed group was a group that had consumed two tablespoons of boiled dill (Anethum graveolens) seeds while the control received nothing. All statistical analysis were performed by SPSS version 16 using t-test, Mann-Whitney U Test, chi-square, and exact fisher test. ‌ Results: The results showed that the average duration of first stage of labor in the exposed group was 53.16 minutes while this time for control group was 117.84 minutes (p=0.001). Pain in the two groups in terms of exposure and non-exposure was not statistically significant (p>0.05). Labor pain in equally dilations were statistically significant (p=0.001). Conclusion: The present study suggests that boiled dill (Anethum graveolens) seeds can be used at all stages of labor without causing any complications for the mother and fetus for reducing the period and pain of delivery.
Keywords: Anethum graveolens, active phase, labor pain
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/04/22 | Accepted: 2015/04/22 | Published: 2015/04/22
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Hekmatzadeh S, Mirmolaei S, Hoseini N. The Effect of Boiled Dill (Anethum graveolens) Seeds on the Long Active Phase and Labor Pain Intensity. Armaghane danesh. 2012; 17 (1) :50-59
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