TITLE

Midwifery on the rise

AUTHOR(S)
Kleiner, Ellen
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Mothering;Spring95, Issue 74, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9501250303

 

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