The effect of nursing care provided based on the philosophy of hypnobirthing on fear, pain, duration, satisfaction and cost of labor: a single-blind randomized controlled study

Health Care Women Int. 2021;42(4-6):678-690. doi: 10.1080/07399332.2020.1835916. Epub 2020 Nov 12.


Our aim was, to examine the effect of supportive care provided based on the philosophy of HypnoBirthing during labor fear, pain, duration, satisfaction, and cost. Study was single-blind, randomized controlled trial using a pre-post and control group design. It was conducted with 60 nulliparous women during childbirth. This study showed that the levels of labor fear, pain duration and cost were lower and the levels of satisfaction the labor experience were higher in the intervention group. This care also plays an effective role in reducing the cost of labor. It is recommended that this program should be used during labor.

Publication types

  • Randomized Controlled Trial

MeSH terms

  • Fear
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Nursing Care*
  • Pain
  • Personal Satisfaction*
  • Philosophy
  • Pregnancy
  • Single-Blind Method