Effect of birth ball on labor pain relief: A systematic review and meta‐analysis

@article{Makvandi2015EffectOB,
  title={Effect of birth ball on labor pain relief: A systematic review and meta‐analysis},
  author={Somayeh Makvandi and Robab Latifnejad Roudsari and Ramin Sadeghi and Leila Karimi},
  journal={Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research},
  year={2015},
  volume={41},
  pages={1679 - 1686}
}
To critically evaluate the available evidence related to the impact of using a birth ball on labor pain relief. 
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