Every woman wishes for the shortest possible labor time. But researchers say, that women who are nervous about delivery take longer to deliver. While a nervous woman would take around eight hours to give birth a woman is not scared might do the same in six and a half hours.
Researchers believe that one-fifth of women are nervous about giving birth, known as tocophobia.
The cause behind the same is that when a woman is scared, her body releases adrenaline, which stops proper contraction of the muscles in the womb and prevents her from pushing out the baby.
Also, the research found that those women who are scared are the ones who generally need an epidural or a caesarean.