Research Summaries for Normal Birth
Abstract:In this column, the author presents summaries of four research studies that further illuminate the physiology and benefits of normal birth. The topics of the studies address cesarean section following elective induction, epidural use, the effects of inadequate sleep during late pregnancy, and the immune properties of amniotic fluid and vernix caseosa.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2005
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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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