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MemberFebruary 8, 2021 at 10:45 am
I have noticed it working in labor and delivery. At a previous unit I worked at latina/hispanic women were often thought to “handle” labor contractions a lot better than women of other ethnicities. While i do think there are cultural influences that affect the way women experience childbirth, it is important that we never make assumptions on what they can or cannot handle and that we offer the same level of support to all our patients. Not mention, there can be a language barrier that keeps a patient from communicating there needs effectively.