Obstetric Psychoprophylaxis Has now Come into Its Own

  • F. Miraglia
Conference paper


Obstetric psychoprophylaxis (OPP) has gone from its initial stage of proposal as a humane way of delivery and a new and original method of preparation of the parent couple to the present inclusion in the Public Health Service. OPP philosophy which was promulgated in the 1950s in western countries has, perhaps, played the most important role in bringing about a stimulus for woman’s social evolution.


Caesarean Section Vaginal Delivery Perinatal Mortality Previous Caesarean Section Birth Experience 
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