Mechanisms, Equipment, HazardsAdverse Childhood Experiences Influence Development of Pain During PregnancyDrevin, J.; Stern, J.; Annerbäck, E.M.; Peterson, M.; Butler, S.; Tydén, T.; Berglund, A.; Larsson, M.; Kristiansson, P.Author Information Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden Obstetric Anesthesia Digest: June 2016 - Volume 36 - Issue 2 - p 78-79 doi: 10.1097/01.aoa.0000482612.79796.c7 Buy Metrics Abstract (Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2015;94:840–846) Assessing adverse childhood experience (ACE) is a way of measuring a wide range of traumatic events that might take place before an individual is 18 years of age. These traumas may include emotional, physical, and sexual abuse as well as various household dysfunctions. Adverse childhood experiences are currently believed to lead to impaired social, emotional, and cognitive development. Copyright © 2016 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.