Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth

Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth

Editor(s): Melissa D. Avery

Published Online: 24 JUN 2013 11:06PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470962862

Online ISBN: 9781118783320

DOI: 10.1002/9781118783320

About this Book

Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth: A Practical Guide provides an overview of current evidence and a range of practical suggestions to promote physiologic birth within the United States healthcare system. Presenting the latest evidence available on practical approaches and minimal interventions, this book looks into clinic exam rooms and hospital labor units to investigate the possibilities for improving the pregnancy and labor experience. Contributors discuss recent research and other published information and present a range of ideas, tools, and solutions for maternity care clinicians, including midwives, nurses, physicians, and other members of the perinatal team.

An invaluable resource, Supporting a Physiologic Approach to Pregnancy and Birth is a must-have practical guide for those involved in all aspects of pregnancy and birth.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Understanding a Physiologic Approach

  2. Part 2: Interventions and Approaches

  3. Part 3: Organizational Approaches to Supporting Physiologic Pregnancy and Birth

    1. Chapter 12

      Rethinking Care on the Hospital Labor Unit (pages 229–249)

      Emily Higdon, Rachel Woodard, Kristin Rood and Heidi Jean Bernard

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