Panic attack during labor is a very bad experience, especially for first time mothers. Labor as it is, is already a traumatizing experience, if you pair it with panic attack it will triple your dilemma. Labor and panic attack is simply a duo you do not want to come face to face with.
Please do not get me wrong, I am not trying to scare the wits out of you. I am merely presenting reality. A reality we can escape if we work hand-in-hand. So what causes panic attack during labor? One too many things, however, let us discuss them one by one.
The first possible cause is a mind-set that labor is going to be gruesomely painful. You have all the reason to believe that with all the stories you hear from other mothers; or maybe, from your very own experience with labor. However, setting your mind to experience too much pain will only heighten your anxiety; and with heightened anxiety, comes a panic attack. Although, it is true that la