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Normal labour: first stage 

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date: 15 December 2018

Physiology of the first stage of labour 200

Diagnosis of onset of labour 204

Support for women in labour 208

High- and low-risk labour 210

Principles of care for low-risk women 211

Principles of care in the first stage of labour 212

Home birth 214...

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