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Gentle Cesarean Birth

Wisner, Kirsten MS, RNC, CNS

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: May/June 2016 - Volume 41 - Issue 3 - p 186
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000239
ONGOING COLUMNS: Hot Topics in Maternity Nursing

What can be done during cesarean birth to promote the birth aspect of the procedure while keeping the surgical safety processes in place to protect mother and baby? Our maternity nursing expert explains this trend in care during childbirth.

Kirsten Wisner is a Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist at Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System in Salinas, CA. She can be reached at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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