Risk of perineal damage is not a reason to discourage a sitting birthing position: a secondary analysis.

@article{Jonge2010RiskOP,
  title={Risk of perineal damage is not a reason to discourage a sitting birthing position: a secondary analysis.},
  author={Ank A de Jonge and Mariet Th. van Diem and Peer L H Scheepers and Simone S E Buitendijk and Antoine L. M. Lagro-Janssen},
  journal={International journal of clinical practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={611-8}
}
AIM To examine the association between semi-sitting and sitting position at the time of birth and perineal damage amongst low-risk women in primary care. BACKGROUND Evidence on the association between birthing positions and perineal trauma is not conclusive. Most studies did not distinguish between positions during the second stage of labour and position at the time of birth. Therefore, although birthing positions do not seem to affect the overall perineal trauma rate, an increase in trauma… CONTINUE READING
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