To evaluate the potential benefit of Paracervical block for pain relief with 1%lignocaine during labour.
Materials and Methods: This study was carried out in Department of Obstetricsand Gynaecology in Rajah Muthiah Medical College and Hospital from 2016 to 2018 on 100 antenatal mother in active labour, after getting ethical clearance and written consent. Women fulfilling the inclusion criteria have been recruited in the study and control group. Women have been rando mised into study group (n=50) who will be receiving paracervical block and control group (n=50) who will not receive any medications for pain relief. Both groups are been observed and compared for pain relief during first and second stage of labour and the pain intensity was recorded by visual analogue scale starting at 3cm dilation in both control and study group, in study group after paracerviacl block vas is recorded 15mins, 45mins, 90mins and 120mins respectively, mode of delivery was noted, APGAR score in all babies at 1 and 5 minute was noted.
Result: Around 90%of the subject reported that there was significant pain reduction in the study group who received paracervical block (p<0.oo1) when compared to the control group who didn’t receive any medication, APGAR score was found satisfactory in both groups.
Conclusion: Paracervical block with lignocaine is an effective method to cease pain during labour.