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Descriptor in English: Labor Pain
Descriptor in Spanish: Dolor de Parto
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dor do Parto
Descriptor in French: Douleur de l'accouchement
Entry term(s): Obstetric Pain
Pain, Labor
Pain, Obstetric
Tree number(s): C23.888.592.612.451
Scope note: Pain associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR in CHILDBIRTH. It is caused primarily by UTERINE CONTRACTION as well as pressure on the CERVIX; BLADDER; and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Labor pain mostly occurs in the ABDOMEN; the GROIN; and the BACK.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 2005
DeCS UI: 38636
Descriptor UI: D048949
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Labor Pain - Preferred
Concept UI M0463040
Scope note Pain associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR in CHILDBIRTH. It is caused primarily by UTERINE CONTRACTION as well as pressure on the CERVIX; BLADDER; and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Labor pain mostly occurs in the ABDOMEN; the GROIN; and the BACK.
Preferred term Labor Pain
Entry term(s) Obstetric Pain
Pain, Labor
Pain, Obstetric



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