Estudos e outras ferramentas

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Estudos sobre segurança no parto em casa


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Estudos científicos que comprovam os benefícios de uma doula[1]

Hofmeyr J, Nikodem VC, Wolman WL, Chalmers BE, Kramer T. “Companionship to modify the clinical birth environment: effects on progress and perceptions of labour, and breastfeeding” Br J Obstet Gynaecol, 98:756-764


Wolman WL, Chalmers B, Hofmeyr J. Nikodem VC “Postpartum depression and companionship in the clinical birth environment: a randomized, controlled study” Am J Obstet Gynecol, 168:1388-1393, 1993


Langer A, Campero L, Garcia C, Reynoso S. “Effects of Psychosocial support during labour and childbirth on breast feeding, medical interventions, and mothers´well-being in Mexican public hospital: a randomized clinical trial” Br J Obstet Gynecol, 105: 1056-1063, 1998


Martin S, Landry S, Steelman L, Kennell JH, McGrath S. “The effect of Doula support during labor on mother-infant interaction at 2 months” Infant Behav Devel, 21:556, 1998


Landry SH, McGrath SK, Kennell JH, Martin S, Steelman L “ The effects of Doula support during labor on mother-infant interaction at 2 months” Pediatric Res, 43 (4): Part 11, 13 A, 1998


Sosa R, Kennell JH, Klaus MH, Robertson S, Urrutia J. “The effect of supportive companion on perinatal problems, length of labor, and mother-infant interaction” N Engl J Med, 303:597-600, 1980

Klaus MH, Kennell JH, Robertson SS, Sosa R. “Effects of social support during parturition on maternal and infant morbidity”, Br Med J, 293:585-587, 1986


Kennell JH, Klaus MH, McGrath SK, Robertson S, Hinkley C “Continuous emotional support during labor in a US hospital: a randomized controlled trial” JAMA, 265:2197-2201, 1991


Kennell JH, McGrath SK “Labor support by a Doula for middle-income couples; the effect on cesarean rates” Pediatric Res, 32:12A, 1993


Kennell JH, McGrath SK “The effects of continuous emotional support for couples during labor” Presentation at the first international conference of Doulas of North America, Seattle, WA, July 22, 1994


McGrath SK, Kennell JH, “Induction of labor and Doula support” Pediatric Res 43 (4): Part II, 14A, 1998


Ashford JI George Engelmann and Primitive Birth. Janet Isaacs Ashford, Solana Beach, CA, 1988

Doulas of North America, Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, DONA, Seattle, WA, 1992



Gilliland AL “Commentary: nurses, Doulas and childbirth educators” J Perinatal Ed, 7:18-24, 1998


Hodneft ED “Support from caregivers during childbirth” (Cochrane Review) In the Cochrane Library, Issue 2. Oxford Update Software, 1998. Updated quaterly


Hommel F “Natural childbirth: nurses in private practice as monitrices” Amer J of Nursing, 69:1446-50, 1969


Gordon NP, Walton D, McAdam E, Derman J, Gallitero G, Garrett L “Effects of providing hospital-based Doulas in health maintenance organization hospitals” Obstet Gynecol 93(3): 422-426, 1999


Hodnett ED, Osborn RW “A randomized trial of the effects of monitrice support during labor: mother´s views two to four weeks postpartum” Birth, 16:177-183, 1989


Hodnett ED, Osborn RW “Effects of continuous intrapartum professional support on childbirth outcomes” Res Nurs Hlth, 12:289-297, 1989


Cogan R, Spinnato JA “Social support during premature labor: effects on labor and newborn” J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol, 8: 209-216, 1988


[1] In Manual de Doula de Parto – DONA, 2006. Cortesia da HumPar