http://www.internationalmidwives.org/assets/uploads/documents/Position%20Statements%20-%20English/PS2008_016%20ENG%20Role%20of%20the%20Midwife%20in%20Physiological%203rd%20Stage%20of%20Labour.pdf - ICM statement: The Role of the Midwife in Physiological Third Stage of Labour
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(12)60206-2/fulltext - The Lancet: Active management of the third stage of labour with and without controlled cord traction: a randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial
https://midwifethinking.com/2012/05/05/an-actively-managed-placental-birth-might-be-the-best-option-for-most-women/ - Dr Rachel Reed: An actively managed placental birth might be the best option for most women
http://sarawickham.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/a1-further-thoughts-on-the-third-stage2.pdf - Sara Wickman: Further Thoughts on the Third Stage
http://sarahbuckley.com/leaving-well-alone-a-natural-approach-to-the-third-stage-of-labour#ref - Sarah Buckley: Leaving Well Alone: A Natural Approach to the Third Stage of Labour
http://www.homebirth.org.uk/thirdstage.htm - Homebirth Reference Site, numerous comments on third stage labor. A time-capsule from 2010 and before.
https://cord-clamping.com/2013/01/30/planned-hospital-waterbirth-and-natural-third-stage/ - physiological third stage in a planned hospital waterbirth
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