Families create a written birth plan in order to communicate their wishes and expectations to the healthcare team. Nurses must collaborate with patients regarding the details of the plan to provide safe and ethical care. Ms. Mathews discusses ways nurses can overcome challenges in implementing the plan to achieve positive outcomes and a satisfying birth experience for the family.
Discuss the history and purposes of the birth plan, including professional, organizational, and social influences.
Describe the influence of birth unit cultures, caregiver values, and communication methods on birth plan outcomes.
Discuss ways nurses can overcome challenges in implementing the birth plan to achieve positive outcomes and a satisfying birth experience for the family