Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences


Pregnancy is a special feeling and special time for the mother-to-be, where she should take special care for her body as every action of hers will affect her baby. Every woman experiences pregnancy differently with a mixture of stressful and joyful moments that come along with it. Childbirth is a life-changing event for the woman and her family. Women should be safe during labour and birth. The birthing environment influences the feeling of safety and satisfaction in childbirth. The paper presents a paradigm shift that envisions how childbirth methodology has advanced, with a view to bring about a stereotype shift from restrictive birthing environment to relaxing birthing experience. Empirical evidence is needed to create awareness to support and equip midwives with multidisciplinary approach that are safe for women during labour

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