Differentiating True Labor and False Labor

 

Factors True labor False labor
Contractions Regular intervals Irregular intervals
Interval between contractions  Gradually shortens Remains long
Intensity of contractions Gradually increases Remains same
Location of pain In back and abdomen Mostly in lower abdomen
Effect of analgesia Not terminated by sedation Frequently abolished by sedation
Cervical change Progressive effacement and dilation  No change
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: