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Birth Plans: Are They Really Necessary?: PRO

(Polly) Perez, Paulina G. BSN, RN, FACCE, LCCE, CD

Section Editor(s): Capitulo, Kathleen Leask

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: September-October 2005 - Volume 30 - Issue 5 - p 288
Ongoing columns: SECOND OPINION

You either love them or hate them—birth plans. What are the pros and cons?

Polly Perez is a Perinatal Nurse Consultant, Childbirth Educator, and public speaker from Johnson, VT.

Second Opinion columns are coordinated by Kathleen Leask Capitulo and Heidi Von Koss Krowchuk. Dr. Capitulo can be reached via e-mail at: Dr. Krowchuk can be reached via e-mail at:

© 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.