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Free Content Step 4: Provides the Birthing Woman With Freedom of Movement to Walk, Move, Assume Positions of Her Choice

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Step 4 of the Ten Steps of Mother-Friendly Care insures that women have the freedom to walk, move, and assume positions of their choice during labor and birth. The rationales and the evidence in support of this step are presented.

Keywords: maternal choice; maternal satisfaction; movement in labor; second-stage positioning

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: 2007-12-01

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