Step 4: Provides the Birthing Woman With Freedom of Movement to Walk, Move, Assume Positions of Her Choice
Abstract: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.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2007
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