[Midwife attendance during labour and its relation to interventions and outcome of birth].

Abstract

BACKGROUND Continuity of midwifery care during labour is beneficial. We investigated the relationship between midwife presence, interventions and outcome. PATIENTS AND METHODS From the overall sample of singleton pregnancies in cephalic presentation (n=4 438) we selected 541 prospectively documented hospital-based birth processes occurring at term without… (More)
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1076979

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