Postpartum Pain

Recommendations Developed for Managing Postpartum Pain

Recommendations Developed for Managing Postpartum Pain

Noting that untreated pain is associated with increased risks of greater opioid use, postpartum depression, and development of persistent pain, the authors recommend non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies as components of postpartum pain management.

Postpartum Abdominoplasty Improves Back Pain, Incontinence

Postpartum Abdominoplasty Improves Back Pain, Incontinence

Abdominoplasty in the postpartum population improves low back pain and urinary incontinence.

Aspirin May Improve Perineal Pain After Episiotomy

Aspirin May Improve Perineal Pain After Episiotomy

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Single-dose aspirin may provide relief of perineal pain after episiotomy in women who are not breastfeeding.

High Satisfaction for Postpartum Self-Administered Pain Medication

High Satisfaction for Postpartum Self-Administered Pain Medication

There is high satisfaction for a postpartum self-administered medication program on postpartum wards.

Osteopathic Manipulation for Postpartum Pain

Osteopathic Manipulation for Postpartum Pain

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These findings lay the groundwork for further consideration of OMT as a supplementary approach to standard care.

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