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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 638093, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/638093
Research Article

Women’s Choice of Positions during Labour: Return to the Past or a Modern Way to Give Birth? A Cohort Study in Italy

1Department of Woman and Child Health, University of Padua, 3 Giustiniani Street, 35128 Padua, Italy
2Dipartimento di Salute della Donna e del Bambino, U.O.C. di Ginecologia e Ostetricia, Via Giustiniani 3, 35128 Padova, Italy

Received 24 February 2014; Revised 3 April 2014; Accepted 29 April 2014; Published 15 May 2014

Academic Editor: Anna T. Grazul-Bilska

Copyright © 2014 Salvatore Gizzo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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