Mollie Gilbert Brody

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Chorioamnionitis most often occurs during labor, affecting as many as 10% of laboring women. When intrapartum chorioamnionitis occurs, women are at peripartal risk for endometritis, cesarean birth, and postpartum hemorrhage; and the neonate is at significant risk for sepsis, pneumonia, respiratory distress, and death. The impact is greater for preterm(More)
The benefits of normal, physiologic birth have been well documented. Health care providers such as nurses, midwives, and physicians have distinct and significant roles in the promotion of physiologic birth processes. By supporting women and families, doulas can enhance the maternity care team and further facilitate physiologic birth. A collaborative(More)
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