References: Principles of Physiological Management ~ I-Birth Initial Statement, July 19, 2012

Supporting a Physiological Approach to Pregnancy and Childbirth: A Practical Guide
Edited by Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM. FAAN, professor, University of Minneapolis

Laobr Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent & Treat Dystocia ~ 3rd edition
Penny Simkin, BS, PT, CCE, DONA Senior Faculty, Simpkin Center for Allied BIrth Vocation, Bastyr Univeristy & Ruth Ancheta, BA, ICCE, DONA 2011

The Principles and Practice of Obstetrics, 4th edition  ~ Section III – Physiology of the Puerperium, Chapters 10-13, pages 287-350; Joseph B. Ed Lee, AM, MD, professor obstetrics, Northwestern University Medical School. W. B. Saunders Company, 1924

Practical Obstetrical Problems, 5th edition ~ Ch. 18 – Management of Labor, pages 563-568;  Ian Donald, C.B.B M.D, F.R C.S. (LGlas.), F.R.C.O.G. 1979

The Art and Science of Midwifery, Chapter 19-22  physiology of labor, pages 261-357, chapter 28, Postnatal Care, pages 433-446; Louis Siliverton, Director of Education and Practice Development, Royal College of Midwives, London, UK, 1993

A Book for Midwives: a manual for traditional birth attendants and community Midwives; Section C: Normal labor, birth and after birth pages 135-228; Susan Klein, Sueleen Miller, CNM, PHD, Judith Bishop, CNM, MPH, Marcia Hansen, CNM, MSN. Hesperian Foundation, 1995

Care in Normal Birth: a practical guide — Report of a Technical Working Group; sec. 1, “Caregivers in Normal Birth”, pages 5-7; sec. 2, General aspects of Care in Labour, pages 8-19; sec. 3, Care During the First Stage of labour, pages 20-24; sec. 4 Care During the Second Stage of Labour, pages 24-28; sec. 5, Care During the Third Stage of Labour pages 29-33; sec. 6, Classification of Practices in Normal Birth, pages 34-37; published by the Maternal Newborn Health, Safe Motherhood Unit; Family and Reproductive Health, WHO, Geneva, 1996

Midwifery and Childbirth in America – Chapter 10 – Quality, Safety and Effectiveness of Midwifery (i.e. physiologically-based management) as Practiced in the United States, pages 295-340; Judith Pence Rooks, CNM, Temple University Press, 1997

Physiology In Childbearing with Anatomy and related Bioscience; Dorothy Stables, MSc BA (Hons), MTD, DN, RM, RNC olde of Nursing and Midwifery, City University London, UK; Bailliere Tindall, 1999

Guide to Effective Care in Pregnancy and Childbirth; Murray Enkins, MD, et al: Oxford Medical Publications, 2000

The New Midwifery – Science and Sensitivity in Practice — Section 1 – Effective and appropriate care, pages 7-121 Lesley Ann Page, BA, MSc, RM, RN, RNT, RMT; Churchill & Livinston, 2000

Midwifery – Community-based care during the Childbearing year – Unit lll – Labor, Birth & Postpartum period, pages 219-372; Linda .V. Walsh, CNM, MPH, PhD, Dir. Midwifery Services at Stanford’ W.B. Saunder-Harcourt Health Sciences Company, 2001

Midwifery – Best Practice, section 4 – Labour & Birth pages 60-100; Section 5 – Third Stage, pages 101-122; Section 6 – the Postnatal experience, pages 113-140; Sara Wickham, RM, MA, BA (Hons), PGCE(A), Anglia Polytechnic University, Elsevier Science, 2003

Closing the Theory–Practice Gap: Intrapartum Midwifery Management of Planned Homebirths; Saraswathi Vedam, CNM, MSN, Meredith Goff, CNM, MS, et al.; J Midwifery Womens Health 2007;52:291–300

Advancing Normal Birth; Judith A. Lothian & Henci Goer, the Coalition for Improving Maternity Services; A Lamaze International Publication apprearting in the Journal of Perinatal Education ~ Supplemental editionWinter 2007, Vol 16, no 1;

Census Statement on Physiologic Childbirth and its 64 references;  American College of Nurse Midwives, Midwives Association of North America and the Nation Association of Certified Professional Midwives, 2012