The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia (Google eBook)
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.
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Review: Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat DystociaUser Review - Danielle Rodda - Goodreads
This is the only book I take when I go with doula clients. Could have a better "quick reference". Read full review
Review: Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat DystociaUser Review - Cori - Goodreads
Fantastic book for any birth attendant, OB, L&D nurse, midwife, doula... considering that, as the book states, labor dystocia is the most common reason for cesarean... so having a handbook like this that is easy to reference with tons of solutions for a stalled labor is invaluable. Read full review