Midwifery on the rise

Kleiner, Ellen
March 1995
Mothering;Spring95, Issue 74, p24
Discusses the role of midwifery in the provision of maternity care in the United States. Absence of maternal fetal deaths; Low rates of intervention and operative delivery; Pain relief methods used by midwives; Labor induction; Call for a more inclusive view that embraces qualitative measures; Family-based maternity care; October 1993 bill signed in California for the licensing of midwives.


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