Toolbox: Transitioning into the Birth Setting

Resources and Tools

To show the list of resources and tools available within each category, click "Click to Expand" under the category subhead. Click on the icon to the left of the resource you wish to download or, in the case of a weblink, be taken to. You can also search our entire library of resources and tools by keyword, category or topic by going to our "Browse All' page.

Improvement Stories

Audit Tools

Model Policies

LinkBest Practice Recommendations for Labor and Delivery Care (see section 3)


LinkCoping With Labor Algorithm

Clinical Education/Staff Training Resources

LinkWorking Together to Promote Physiologic Birth

LinkLatent Labor Management

LinkNormal Birth Project: Early Labor Lounge

Patient Education

LinkThe Latent Phase of Labor

Position Statements/Related Guidelines/Toolkits

LinkEvidence-based Guidelines for Midwifery-Led Care in Latent Phase

LinkUnderstanding and Identifying Opportunities for Improvement in the Latent Labor OB Triage Process


LinkGuideline for Management of Early Latent Phase of Labor


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