Heidi Nielson Sylvester is a practicing doula and a student midwife in the Salt Lake City, Utah, area. She has had a passion for birth since her daughter Roxanne was born in 2000. She is also the mother of Erik, who was born at home in 2003, and the wife of Branden.
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Dystocia has not only physical causes, but emotional and psychological ones. This article identifies those causes and suggests some strategies that women and their carers can use to avoid or minimize this problem.
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