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The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services: Evidence Basis for the Ten Steps of Mother-Friendly Care
  • B. Hotelling
  • Education
    Journal of Perinatal Education
  • 1 June 2007
TLDR
Teaching tools described in this article may help facilitate evidence-based discussions about why women choose unnecessary high-tech births and how to present research in Lamaze class.
Perinatal Needs of Pregnant, Incarcerated Women
  • B. Hotelling
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of Perinatal Education
  • 1 June 2008
TLDR
Lamaze educators and doulas have the opportunity to replicate model programs that provide pregnant women and their children with support, information, and empowering affirmation that improve parenting outcomes and decrease recidivism.
From Psychoprophylactic to Orgasmic Birth
  • B. Hotelling
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Journal of Perinatal Education
  • 1 January 2009
TLDR
Teachers’ teaching must now emphasize the synchrony of hormones that facilitates birth, the Sphincter Law, and the sharing of woman-to-woman stories throughout the generations if birth is to be set in its rightful place—in the hands of the mothers.
Newborn Capabilities: Parent Teaching Is a Necessity
  • B. Hotelling
  • Psychology
    Journal of Perinatal Education
  • 1 December 2004
TLDR
This column provides a list of potential learning tasks for parents and their infants in order to facilitate and improve the basis of effective communication.
Care Practice #3: Continuous Labor Support
This updated edition of Care Practice Paper #3 presents the evidence for the benefits of continuous support in labor. The role of the doula is explained. Women are encouraged to plan for continuous
The Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator’s Role in Teaching Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse
  • B. Hotelling
  • Psychology, Education
    The Journal of Perinatal Education
  • 2012
TLDR
This column enlightens the childbirth educator in three ways: understanding the incidence of female and male childhoodSexual abuse; understanding the effects of sexual, emotional, physical, and verbal abuse on the pregnant and parenting family; and facilitating classes that are sensitive to the needs of survivors of childhood sexual abuse.
Teaching Normal Birth, Normally
  • B. Hotelling
  • Sociology
    Journal of Perinatal Education
  • 1 January 2009
TLDR
Teaching strategies are suggested for classes that unfold naturally, free from unnecessary interventions in normal-birth Lamaze classes.
Healthy Birth Practice #3: Bring a Loved One, Friend, or Doula for Continuous Support
TLDR
An updated evidence-based review of the “Lamaze International Care Practices that Promote Normal Birth, Care Practice #3: Continuous Labor Support,” published in The Journal of Perinatal Education, 16(3), 2007 is published.
Teaching in a Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • B. Hotelling
  • Medicine, Psychology
    The Journal of Perinatal Education
  • 2011
Teaching Lamaze International classes in a patient-centered medical home allows the childbirth educator the best environment for giving evidence-based information and empowering parents to give birth
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