Prolonged labor

Klaus, Marshall H.; Klaus, Phyllis H.
September 1994
Mothering;Fall94, Issue 72, p74
Focuses on prolonged labor in childbirth. Management and maternal factors as causes; Obstetricians' goal of shortening labor while keeping the process safe for mothers; Use of several interventions; Administration of oxytocin; Importance of continuous support from the nurse-midwife; Emotional support of a doula.


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