The Need for Birth Stories on Perinatal Pain
Abstract:Perinatal pain can be experienced by both mothers and infants. In this column, the author encourages readers to view an article by Gayle Page featured in this issue of the journal. Page's article shows the importance of protecting infants from unnecessary pain. The column author also points out that birth stories show the benefit of supporting women as they meet the challenges of a normal birth.
Document Type: Correspondence
Publication date: June 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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