A retrospective comparison of water birth and conventional vaginal birth among women deemed to be low risk in a secondary level hospital in Australia.

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BACKGROUND Water birth involves the complete birth of the baby under warm water. There is a lack of consensus regarding the safety of water birth. AIM This study aimed to describe the maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with water birth among labouring women deemed at low risk for obstetric complications and compare these outcomes against women of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2012.10.002

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@article{Menakaya2013ARC, title={A retrospective comparison of water birth and conventional vaginal birth among women deemed to be low risk in a secondary level hospital in Australia.}, author={Uchefuna A Menakaya and Shakeeba Albayati and Elizabeth Vella and Jennifer Fenwick and Donald Angstetra}, journal={Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives}, year={2013}, volume={26 2}, pages={114-8} }