FEATURESEffect of Foot Massages on Postpartum Comfort and Pain Level of Mothers After Vaginal Delivery A Randomized TrialIcke, Sibel PhD; Genc, Rabia PhDAuthor Information Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Mardin Artuklu University, Mardin, Turkey (Dr Icke); and Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey (Dr Genc). Correspondence: Sibel Icke, PhD, Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Health Sciences, Mardin Artuklu University, Campus, 47000 Mardin, Turkey ([email protected]). This study is the result of a doctoral thesis on midwifery. The authors thank all the mothers who participated in the study, and all midwives, nurses, and doctors working at Izmir Buca Maternity and Child Diseases Hospital. The authors also thank Editage (www.editage.com) for English language editing. The authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with, or financial interest in, any commercial companies pertaining to this article. Holistic Nursing Practice: May/June 2021 - Volume 35 - Issue 3 - p 140-149 doi: 10.1097/HNP.0000000000000441 Buy Metrics Abstract This study conducted on 66 mothers aimed to investigate the effect of foot massages postpartum using an introductory information form, the Postpartum Comfort Scale, the visual analog scale, and a drug follow-up card. It was concluded that foot massages positively improved comfort, reduced pain levels, and reduced unnecessary medications. © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.