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Bibliographical entry (without author) :

Second stage labor: What is normal? J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 1985 Mar-Apr;14(2):101-6.

Author(s) :

McKay S, Roberts J.

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Résumé (français)  :

La gestion traditionnelle du travail au deuxième stade a fait l’objet d’un examen minutieux en raison de la compréhension accrue de ce qui se produit normalement lorsque le travail au deuxième stade peut se dérouler de manière spontanée sans intervention du personnel soignant. Lorsque les femmes poussent spontanément, en retenant leur souffle brièvement ou en exhalant brièvement leur air, elles gardent leur état physiologique maternel et fœtal normal et le travail au deuxième stade ne semble pas prolongé. L’utilisation de diverses positions maternelles au cours du deuxième stade du travail peut optimiser le fonctionnement physiologique et augmenter le confort de la mère.

Abstract (English)  :

Traditional management of second stage labor has come under scrutiny because of improved understanding of what normally occurs when second stage labor is allowed to proceed of its own accord without direction from birth attendants. When women bear down spontaneously as they feel the urge to push, either holding their breath briefly or with short exhalation of air, normal maternal and fetal physiological status is maintained and second stage labor does not appear to be lengthened. Using a variety of maternal positions during second stage labor can optimize physiologic functioning and increase maternal comfort.

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Argument (français) :

L’accouchement non dirigé, où la femme respire et se positionne spontanément, optmise le déroulement physiologique du second stade du travail, et le rend plus confortable à la femme.

Argument (English):

Undirected childbirth, where the woman breathes and positions herself spontaneously, optimizes the physiological course of the second stage of labor and makes it more comfortable for the woman.

Argumento (português):

O parto não intencional, onde a mulher respira e se posiciona espontaneamente, otimiza o curso fisiológico do segundo estágio do trabalho de parto e a torna mais confortável para a mulher.

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Keywords :

➡ attendance ; alternative birth ; duration of labour ; physiology ; position during labor ; active management of labor

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Cécile Loup — 07 Apr 2005
➡ latest update : Bernard Bel — 27 Nov 2018

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