Will Birth Attendants Need to Promote High-Tech Intervention to Afford Malpractice Insurance?
Abstract:In this column, the author examines the trends of the midwifery model of care versus nonmedically indicated cesarean births and their effect on malpractice insurance rates. Childbirth educators are encouraged to support a health-care system that promotes normal birth.
Document Type: Correspondence
Publication date: December 1, 2004
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- The Journal of Perinatal Education is the official journal of Lamaze International, whose mission is to promote, support, and protect natural, safe, and healthy birth through education and advocacy. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles and evidence-based, practical resources that childbirth educators and other health care professionals can use to enhance the quality and effectiveness of their care or teaching to prepare expectant parents for birth.
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