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How Long Is Normal Labor?

How Long Is Normal Labor?

“A revision of existing active labor expectations . . . is warranted, and efforts to do so must supersede efforts to change labor to fit existing expectations.” Neal 2010, p. 31713 “How long is normal labor?” is a crucial question because doctors determine when to intervene based on when they...

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Is COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy Safe? Is It Protective?

Is COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy Safe? Is It Protective?

I thought it would be helpful to do a roundup of studies investigating the safety and protective effects of COVID-19 vaccination in pregnant women. These are studies I have been accumulating for the past couple of years either because I get study publication notices from the journals that report...

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Labor Pain What's Your Best Strategy Henci Goer

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