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Keyword ➡  birth attendant 

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Continuous support during labour may improve outcomes for women and infants, including increased spontaneous vaginal birth, shorter duration of labour, and decreased caesarean birth, instrumental vaginal birth, use of any analgesia, use of regional analgesia, low five-minute Apgar score and negative feelings about childbirth experiences.

Meghan A Bohren, G Justus Hofmeyr, Carol Sakala, Rieko K Fukuzawa, Anna Cuthbert


Continuous support for women during childbirth. Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, 6 July
birth attendant ; attendance ; c-section/caesarean ; depression, anxiety ; pain ; duration of labour ; instrumental delivery ; forceps delivery ; father ; epidural ; vacuum extraction (ventouse)

Continuous support during labour may improve outcomes for women and infants,  more…




Progress in early labour is usually slow and may include painful uterine contractions.Support and assessment interventions have been assessed in two previous Cochrane Reviews. This review updates and replaces these two reviews.

Shinobu Kobayashi, Nobutsugu Hanada, Masayo Matsuzaki, Kenji Takehara, Erika Ota, Hatoko Sasaki, Chie Nagata, Rintaro Mori


Assessment and support during early labour for improving birth outcomes, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group
attendance ; birth attendant ; epidural ; psychology

Progress in early labour is usually slow and may include painful uterine  more…




Most women should be offered ‘midwife-led continuity of care’. It provides benefits for women and babies and we have identified no adverse effects.

Sandall, J., Soltani, H., Gates, S., Shennan, A., & Devane, D.


Midwife‐led continuity models versus other models of care for childbearing women.
birth attendant ; attendance ; homebirth ; c-section/caesarean ; induction of labor ; doula ; instrumental delivery ; forceps delivery ; midwifery training ; active management of labor ; iatrogeny ; place of birth ; birthing centers ; evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; pain medication ; perinatal death rates ; epidural ; premature baby ; public health ; newborn care ; obstetric violence

Background // Midwives are primary providers of care for childbearing women  more…

Fifteen studies in total, 17 674 comprise this meta-analysis. High quality studies were selected for  more…




L’objectif de cette étude qualitative est de faire la lumière sur les tenants et les aboutissants de l’uniformisation de l’offre de soins.

Catherine Thomas


Accoucher en France aujourd’hui : Les enjeux de la profession de sage-femme et le positionnement des femmes face à la naissance médicalisée. Thèse d’anthropologie sociale et ethnologie. Université de La Réunion.
birth attendant ; attendance ; survey ; midwifery training ; history, sociology ; iatrogeny ; public health

À l’heure actuelle, les résultats périnataux en France demeurent parmi  more…




All women should have support throughout labour and birth.

Hodnett ED, Gates S, Hofmeyr GJ, Sakala C


Continuous support for women during childbirth. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008 Issue 2
birth attendant ; attendance ; doula ; psychology

Continuous support in labour increased the chance of a spontaneous vaginal  more…

Traduction de Margot Winterhalter




Labor support by a minimally trained female friend or relative, selected by the mother-to-be, enhances the postpartum well-being of nulliparous mothers and their infants, and is a low-cost alternative to professional doulas.

Campbell D, Scott KD, Klaus MH, Falk M.


Female relatives or friends trained as labor doulas: outcomes at 6 to 8 weeks postpartum. Birth. 2008 June; 35(2): 92-97
birth attendant ; attendance ; homebirth ; breastfeeding ; doula ; psychology

BACKGROUND: Data collected on more than 12,000 women in 15 randomized controlled  more…



Providing low-income pregnant women with the option to choose a female friend who has received lay doula training and will act as doula during labor, along with other family members, shortens the labor process.

Campbell DA, Lake MF, Falk M, Backstrand JR.


A randomized control trial of continuous support in labor by a lay doula. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2006 Jul-Aug;35(4):456-64
birth attendant ; attendance ; doula ; duration of labour ; psychology

OBJECTIVE: To compare labor outcomes in women accompanied by an additional  more…

Traduction de Margot Winterhalter



Mary L. Koehn


Childbirth Education Outcomes: An Integrative Review of the Literature. J Perinat Educ. 2002 Summer; 11(3): 10–19.
birth attendant ; deontology ; doula ; survey ; birth plan ; psychology ; attendance

The purpose of this literature review was to identify and describe recent  more…




Moind de péridurale et un meilleur vécu de l'accouchement avec une doula, mais même taux d'accouchements opératoires.

Gordon NP, Walton D, McAdam E, Derman J, Gallitero G, Garrett L.


Effects of providing hospital-based doulas in health maintenance organization hospitals. Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Mar;93(3):422-6.
breastfeeding ; c-section/caesarean ; depression, anxiety ; pain ; instrumental delivery ; oxytocin ; epidural ; psychology ; doula ; birth attendant ; attendance

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether providing doulas during hospital-based labor  more…



Psychosocial support by doulas had a positive effect on breastfeeding and duration of labour. It had a more limited impact on medical interventions.

Langer A, Campero L, Garcia C, Reynoso S.


Effects of psychosocial support during labour and childbirth on breastfeeding, medical interventions, and mothers’ wellbeing in a Mexican public hospital: a randomised clinical trial. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1998 Oct;105(10):1056-63.
birth attendant ; attendance ; breastfeeding ; doula

OBJECT: To evaluate the effects of psychosocial support during labour,  more…

Traduction de Margot Winterhalter



For middle-class women laboring with the support of their male partner, the continuous presence of a doula during labor significantly decreased the likelihood of cesarean delivery and reduced the need for epidural analgesia.

McGrath SK, Kennell JH.


A randomized controlled trial of continuous labor support for middle-class couples: effect on cesarean delivery rates. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1998 Oct;105(10):1056-63.
birth attendant ; attendance ; c-section/caesarean ; doula ; epidural ; psychology

BACKGROUND: Previous randomized controlled studies in several different  more…

Traduction de Margot Winterhalter


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