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Synonyms for massage

Synonyms for massage

kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation

manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes

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give a massage to

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Correctly timed fundal massage and subsequent palpations of the uterus-actions that indicate close observation of mothers in the risky postpartum period--were performed in 71% of deliveries in Indonesia, but in only 6-35% elsewhere.
In 12-81% of deliveries, researchers observed providers performing cord traction without supporting the uterus; in 10-73%, providers performed fundal massage after fetal (rather than placental) delivery.
For postpartum hemorrhage after vaginal delivery, typical initial steps include, as noted, fundal massage, administration of uterotonics, and curettage to remove retained products of conception.
Brown describes the use of fundal massage and oxytocin administration as first-line strategies to prevent or control postpartum hemorrhage.
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