Worth the Wait
Abstract:In this column, the editor of The Journal of Perinatal Education discusses disadvantages of not waiting for labor to begin on its own and the effects of elective induction and cesarean surgery. The editor also describes the contents of this issue, which offer a broad range of resources, research, and inspiration for childbirth educators in their efforts to promote, support, and protect natural, safe, and healthy birth.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2012
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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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