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Front Neurol


New onset headache during delivery and postpartum: Clinical characteristics of a case series.


Allais G, Chiarle G, Sinigaglia S, Mollo EM, Perin G, Pizzino F, Benedetto C
Front Neurol. 2022; 13:1065939.
PMID: 36523343.


There are abundant studies on headache and migraine in women but few or none about their occurrence during labor, delivery, and postpartum (2 hours after delivery) owing to the low incidence. A headache attack can be debilitating when a woman is trying to manage labor pain. Research at our Women's Headache Center within the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics has begun to shed light on this potential association.