Water birth, more than a trendy alternative: a prospective, observational study

@article{ZanettiDllenbach2006WaterBM,
  title={Water birth, more than a trendy alternative: a prospective, observational study},
  author={Rosanna A. Zanetti-D{\"a}llenbach and Olav Lapaire and Anne Maertens and Wolfgang Holzgreve and Irene Mathilde Hoesli},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={274},
  pages={355-365}
}
To prospectively assess the effect of water birth on maternal and fetal outcomes in a selected low-risk collective of a tertiary obstetrical unit. In this prospective observational study, 513 patients of a low-risk collective, who requested a water birth, were studied during the years 1998–2002. Primary outcome measurements included the maternal and fetal parameters. Secondary outcome measurements comprised data on the incidence of water births in an interested, low-risk population in an… CONTINUE READING

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