ERIC Number: EJ646351
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Offering Women Childbirth Choices: A Case for Nurse-Midwives and Free-Standing Birth Centers.
Heffron, Marsha S.
Health Education Monograph Series, v19 n1 p1-6 2002
Describes the use of Certified Nurse Midwives and birth centers, examining how they present a safe, alternative maternity care option for low-risk women and discussing safety issues to consider with alternative childbirth experiences, birth center licensure and accreditation, cost effectiveness of freestanding birth centers, and client satisfaction with this method of childbirth. (SM)
Eta Sigma Gamma, the National Professional Health Education Honorary, 2000 University Ave., Muncie, IN 47306.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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