Revista Científica Ciencia Médica
versão impressa ISSN 1817-7433
SALGUERO JIMENEZ, Laura e ALVAREZ RODRIGUEZ, Freddy. Causal factors of complications in the Labor of Health Center of the Upper Valley, Cochabamba. Rev Cient Cienc Méd [online]. 2011, vol.14, n.1, pp. 6-8. ISSN 1817-7433.
Labor is called a set of physiological phenomena aimed at the output of a viable fetus of maternal genitals. Through this study was to determine the causative factors of complications in labor, what kind of habits are mainly these causal factors. We performed a retrospective study, transversal and quantitative understanding of the municipalities Punata, Arani, Villa Rivera, Tiraque, Cliza and Vacas. El Tarata and data collection method was through the use of a questionnaire addressed to the postmenopausal women postpartum.The information was obtained from the notebooks of prenatal care, childbirth, and puerperium of the National Health Information (NHRS). Among the results has to be the causative factors of complications in labor in the majority is due to the traumatic folkloric activities characterized by horizontal balancing of the pregnant woman on a sheet (Manteo) 63%. It is concluded that the risk factors in the work of labor are: living in a poor place, not making adequate prenatal care, presenting a history of preterm labor and also that the communities have customs that endanger the welfare of the newly born.
Palavras-chave : Labor; pregnancy; newborn child; factors of risk.