Second Stage: The Pushing Phase of Labor (E-book)


A collection of articles from Midwifery Today magazine on the second stage of labor. Contributors include Michel Odent, Carol Gautschi, and Cornelia Enning.

This e-book can be downloaded in three formats.

  • PDF
  • EPUB – This can be used on most mobile devices except Amazon Kindle devices.
  • MOBI – This can be used on most mobile devices including Amazon Kindle devices.

SKU: EP01 Category: Tag:


  • Chapter 1: “Understanding Stages of Labour after the Paradigm Shift” by Michel Odent
  • Chapter 2: “An Overview of Upright Positions during Second Stage Labor” by Jeri Layer
  • Chapter 3: “Second Stage Evolution” by Elizabeth Allemann
  • Chapter 4: “Why Wait until Second Stage?” by Carol Gray
  • Chapter 5: “Allowing Birth to Be Birth” by Kristi Zittle
  • Chapter 6: “Getting Pushy” by Alison Bastien
  • Chapter 7: “Midwifing Second Stage” by Sister MorningStar
  • Chapter 8: “Redefining Normal” by Elizabeth Perry
  • Chapter 9: “Supporting Motherbaby in Second Stage Waterbirth” by Cornelia Enning
  • Chapter 10: “Getting to Second Stage” by Carol Gautschi
Skip to content