The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia by Penny SimkinThe Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia by Penny Simkin

The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia

byPenny Simkin, Ruth Ancheta

Paperback | April 11, 2011

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The third edition of The Labor Progress Handbook builds on the success of first two editions and remains an unparalleled resource on simple, non-invasive interventions to prevent or treat difficult labor.  Features new to this edition include two new chapters on third and fourth stage labor management and low-technology interventions, a complete analysis of directed versus spontaneous pushing, and additional information on massage techniques.
Penny Simkin is a physical therapist who has specialized in childbirth education since 1968. She serves on the editorial board for Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care and the consultant boards for the International Childbirth Education Association and the Seattle Midwifery School.  Ruth Ancheta is a certified DONA doula and approved train...
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Title:The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat DystociaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 7.4 × 4.9 × 0.96 inPublished:April 11, 2011Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1444337718

ISBN - 13:9781444337716

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Table of Contents

Foreword to the second edition xvii

Foreword to the fi rst edition xxi

Acknowledgments xxiii

Chapter 1: Introduction 3
Penny Simkin, BA, PT, CCE, CD(DONA), and Ruth Ancheta, BA, ICCE, CD(DONA)

Chapter 2: Dysfunctional Labor: General Considerations 15
Penny Simkin, BA, PT, CCE, CD(DONA), and Ruth Ancheta, BA, ICCE, CD(DONA)

Chapter 3: Assessing Progress in Labor 51
Suzy Myers, LM, CPM, MPH, with contributions by Gail Tully, BS, CPM, CD(DONA), and Lisa Hanson, PhD, CNM, FACNM

Chapter 4: Prolonged Prelabor and Latent First Stage 101
Penny Simkin, BA, PT, CCE, CD(DONA), and Ruth Ancheta, BA, ICCE, CD(DONA)

Chapter 5: Prolonged Active Phase of Labor 124
Penny Simkin, BA, PT, CCE, CD(DONA), and Ruth Ancheta, BA, ICCE, CD(DONA)

Chapter 6: Prolonged Second Stage of Labor 173
Penny Simkin, BA, PT, CCE, CD(DONA), and Ruth Ancheta, BA, ICCE, CD(DONA)

Chapter 7: Optimal Newborn Transition and Third and Fourth Stage Labor Management 224
Lisa Hanson, PhD, CNM, FACNM, and Penny Simkin, BA, PT, CCE, CD(DONA)

Chapter 8: Low-Technology Clinical Interventions to Promote Labor Progress 242
Lisa Hanson, PhD, CNM, FACNM

Chapter 9: The Labor Progress Toolkit: Part 1. Maternal Positions and Movements 277
Penny Simkin, BA, PT, CCE, CD(DONA), and Ruth Ancheta, BA, ICCE, CD(DONA)

Chapter 10: The Labor Progress Toolkit: Part 2. Comfort Measures 326
Penny Simkin, BA, PT, CCE, CD(DONA), and Ruth Ancheta, BA, ICCE, CD(DONA)

Epidural Index 379

Index 381