This text is written by a leading international expert in the area of midwifery and covers:
- The debate on birthing positions and evidence for and against different positions
- A systematic review of the evidence from a historical, anthropological and scientific perspective
- The results of a randomised controlled trial on women's choice of positions
- Midwives' views on birthing positions and the extent to which they influence women
'Excellent text. Explains principles of research. Informs practice clinically.' - Tracey Barnfather, Principal Lecturer, Department of Midwifery, University of Northampton.