Unformatted text preview: • Electron Fetal heart gram/monitor shows a print out of the heart beat so if the doctor was sued he/she would be able to have evidence to justify their decision o These machines also allow for one person to monitor a few patients at once • High demand for pain medications during birth 2. Holistic/midwifery model- birth is a health process for the vast majority • Woman centered- the woman should be heard throughout the process and have her needs heard and met • Family centered- anyone can participate in the birth • Non intervention birth except for serious emergencies birth is not defined through technology • Pain medication is absent • Birth is way more than a medical event it is a life changing process • More time is spent with the woman by the professionals, and there is more discussion and after care...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2010 for the course WOMS 201 taught by Professor Laberge during the Spring '08 term at University of Delaware.
- Spring '08