Scientific Literature

The Problem with Using Place of Birth as Proxy for Style of Intrarpartum Management

by faithgibson June 6, 2010

2010 MANY MEDICAL AND MIDWIFERY PROFESSIONALS, as well as birth activists and consumers, confuse birth setting (hosp. vs. OOH) with intrapartum management style or may use these terms interchangeably, sometimes to mean an actual physical location, and other times to refer to a management style. In this paradigm, ‘home’ has become a frequent proxy for […]

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