RESEARCH PROJECT:
QUESTIONS FOR LABOR ASSISTANTS



Would you like your names to be kept confidential?

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Name:
Back Water Labor
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Address:
City:
State:
Country:
Zip Code:
Phone:
E-mail:

Place Assisted water labor/births:
Home Hospital Birth Center
Medical Caregiver:
Midwife Obstetrition None

1. How and when did you hear about waterbirth?

2. How many waterbirths have you attended?

3. How did you get started with assisting in waterbirths?

4. Did you go through training to assist in this sort of birth?

5. How did you prepare yourself for this experience? (What did you wear, bring, etc.)

6. What fears did you have if any assisting a water labor/birth?

7. What were the benefits of water labor or birth for you as an assistant as opposed to a labor without the use of water?

8. Where were you most comfortable when assisting a water labor or birth and explain why? (Home, Hospital, Birth Center)

9. What are some tricks of the trade you learned either in a training workshop on waterbirth, in a book, video or tape, or on the job?

10. What would you do differently or the same the next time around?

11. What words of wisdom would you give to other labor assistants in regards to assisting a water labor or birth?





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