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Free Content Position Paper: Promoting, Supporting, and Protecting Normal Birth

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This updated position paper contrasts medical management of labor and birth with the normal physiology of birth and describes the care practices that support and facilitate the normal process. Lamaze International urges care providers to adopt these care practices as the standard of care, unless evidence-based medical reasons dictate otherwise. The roles of Lamaze-certified childbirth educators and the Lamaze Institute for Normal Birth in protecting, preserving, and promoting normal birth are described.
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Keywords: childbirth education; normal birth; position paper

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2007-06-01

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