Latest Tokophobia Stories

2014-01-03 15:30:10

Expectant women with prenatally diagnosed fear of childbirth are at an increased risk of postpartum depression.

2012-06-27 12:04:07

Women who have a fear of childbirth spend longer in labor than women who have no such fear.

2007-06-13 03:00:26

By Kashiwagi, Maki Sieber, Sandra; Rechsteiner, Chantal; Lauper, Urs; Et al Abstract Opiate addiction has been widely documented to have a negative impact on pregnancy course and outcome.

2006-08-31 14:45:00

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Caesarean delivery more than triples a woman's risk of dying in childbirth compared to a vaginal birth, according to a new study from France.

2006-06-07 12:42:43

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who receive counseling to ease their fear of giving birth may elect to have a cesarean section more often than other women, a Swedish study suggests. Whether that's a good or bad thing is an open question.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]