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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
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.
#3: continuous labor support.
TLDR
The benefit of continuous labor support is discussed and presented as an evidence-based practice that helps promote, protect, and support normal birth.
Healthy Birth Practice #3: Bring a Loved One, Friend, or Doula for Continuous Support
All women should be allowed and encouraged to bring a loved one, friend, or doula to their birth without financial or cultural barriers. Continuous labor support offers benefits to mothers and their
#3: Continuous Labor Support
In this position paper—one of six care practice papers published by Lamaze International and reprinted here with permission—the benefit of continuous labor support is discussed and presented as an