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Programs to Promote Active Management of Labor

Approach: Promote the initiation by providers of oxytocin infusion when cervical dilation is less than 1 cm per hour during active labor

NPM: 2 - Low-Risk Cesarean Delivery

Evidence: Mixed Evidence

Target Audience: Providers

Supportive Care from Lay Doulas

Approach: Implement a statewide community-based doula program which contracts to local hospitals

NPM: 2 - Low-Risk Cesarean Delivery

Evidence: Emerging

Target Audience: Providers, including trained labor support

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