Effects of labor support on mothers, babies, and birth outcomes.

@article{Sauls2002EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of labor support on mothers, babies, and birth outcomes.},
  author={Donna J Sauls},
  journal={Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 6},
  pages={733-41}
}
  • Donna J Sauls
  • Published 2002 in
    Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal…
Supportive care and childbirth have been connected for all of recorded history. The impact of supportive care on health outcomes, however, has only been investigated over the last few decades. Research provides powerful evidence of improved outcomes for mothers and babies when mothers are supported in labor. These outcomes include, but are not limited to, lower rates of analgesia and anesthesia use, lower operative birth rates, shorter labors, fewer newborns with 5-minute Apgar scores less than… CONTINUE READING

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