Lauren P. Hunter is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Reproductive Medicine at University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine. She received a baccalaureate degree in nursing from the University of Colorado, a master of science degree from the University of Arizona, and a certificate in nurse-midwifery from the University of Utah. She is the associate director of nurse-midwifery education at University of California, San Diego.
MANAGEMENT OF PROLONGED LATENT PHASE LABOR
Article first published online: 10 JAN 2011
1996 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 41, Issue 5, pages 383–388, September-October 1996
How to Cite
Sinquefield, G., Hunter, L. P. and Chern-Hughes, B. (1996), MANAGEMENT OF PROLONGED LATENT PHASE LABOR. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 41: 383–388. doi: 10.1016/S0091-2182(96)00048-1
- Issue published online: 10 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 10 JAN 2011
Prolonged latent phase labor can be a physical, emotional, and mental challenge for both the woman in labor, her support system, and nurse-midwife. In this article, four nurse-midwives offer suggestions for coping with this common clinical dilemma.