To Push or Not to Push: An Evidenced-Based Guideline Shown to Improve Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes

Samantha A. Sommerness, Becky L. Gams, Charles Hirt, Phillip Rauk

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S9
JournalJOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing
StatePublished - Jun 2012


  • active pushing phase
  • cesareans
  • delaying pushing
  • episiotomies
  • operative vaginal birth
  • second stage
  • third- and fourth-degree lacerations

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