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71. Labor Support

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Labor is an intense physical and emotional experience. It can make a big difference to have someone there to help with your labor comfort and progress, to remind you that what's happening is normal and healthy, and to give you informatio...

Description: Understand your options for continuous support before, during and after labor, and access resources and information from trusted partners about labor support.

72. Resources

(Web Page; Tue May 31 14:57:00 CDT 2016)

With these evidence-based resources, Childbirth Connection aims to help you make informed decisions and receive care that is in line with your values and preferences. You will also find the resources below referenced throughout the websi...

Description: With these evidence-based resources, Childbirth Connection aims to help you make informed decisions and receive care that is in line with your values and preferences. You will also find the resources below referenced throughout the website.

73. Labor Pain Basics

(Web Page; Fri Jun 03 14:19:00 CDT 2016)

Description: Learn how labor pain differs from other types of pain, what it’s like for most women and your options for coping with labor pain.

74. Planning Ahead

(Web Page; Fri Jun 03 14:23:00 CDT 2016)

Description: Read detailed information on each type of pain relief. Learn how to work with your care provider, birth setting and loved ones to develop and carry though a plan. Also, learn why comfort measures are important even if you plan to use pain medications.

75. Comfort Measures for Labor Pain Relief

(Web Page; Fri Jun 03 14:24:00 CDT 2016)

Description: Comfort measures are one option for labor pain relief that can be used in conjunction with others. In this section, read about these measures, view illustrations and understand the pros and cons.

76. Research and Evidence

(Web Page; Fri Jun 03 14:52:00 CDT 2016)

NOTE: For guiding care, Childbirth Connection gives priority to systematic reviews. These rigorous summaries of best available evidence are the most trustworthy way to know the benefits and harms of specific practices. There are many...

Description: Understand the research and evidence behind the various labor pain relief options to help you make informed decisions.

77. Resources for Choosing a Maternity Care Provider

(Web Page; Fri Jun 03 15:18:00 CDT 2016)

The Know Your Options: Midwifery and Midwife-led Care handout explains the work of midwives and answers common questions. Our Moment of Truth is an initiative led by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to familiarize women with mid...

Description: Find additional information, tools and sources to support you in choosing your maternity care provider.

78. Resources for Choosing a Place of Birth

(Web Page; Fri Jun 03 15:23:00 CDT 2016)

This infographic, Birth Settings in the U.S., provides facts and figures about options for giving birth. The American Association of Birth Centers is the best single source of information about out-of-hospital (or "freestanding") birt...

Description: Find additional information, tools and sources to support you in choosing where you will give birth.

79. Labor Induction Resources

(Web Page; Fri Jun 03 15:30:00 CDT 2016)

More Labor Induction Healthy Birth Your Way: Let Labor Begin on its Own, is part of a fact sheet series based on Lamaze International's Healthy Birth Practice Papers and reviews the importance of letting labor begin naturally without ...

Description: Check out additional information and tools related to labor induction by our trusted partners and other experts.

80. Labor Pain Resources

(Web Page; Fri Jun 03 15:34:00 CDT 2016)

Books The Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions (4th edition, 2013), by Penny Simkin. This book will help build knowledge, skills and confidence for your partner, friend or fami...

Description: Access resources and information from trusted partners about labor pain, including where to find childbirth classes that address this subject.