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Parto en Agua Protocolos – En Español

Proveer atención apropiada, efectiva y eficiente a los individuos que están en el proceso del parto, y que están en los varios estados de buena o mala salud, por medio de un proceso continuo de colección, amillaramiento, intervención y evaluación de los hechos, y por consultar/ colaborar con otros proveedores de servicios de salud.

By |2017-08-19T16:56:48+00:00August 18th, 2017|Categories: Articles for Professionals|Tags: , |0 Comments

Exploring Birth Movements in Water

Exploration if different positions for waterbirth. (from The Complete Book of Pregnancy and cChildbirth by Sheila Kitzinger)

By |2017-08-30T12:22:33+00:00August 16th, 2017|Categories: Articles for Parents, Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments

ACOG – Immersion in Water During Labor and Delivery, Nov 2016

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) committee opinion on immersion in water during labor and delivery

By |2017-08-19T17:08:00+00:00November 16th, 2016|Categories: Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments

Neonatal Outcomes of Waterbirth

In 2015, 9% of babies born in the UK were delivered underwater. Waterbirth is increasing in popularity, despite uncertainty regarding its safety for neonates. This systematic review and meta-analysis appraises the existing evidence for neonatal outcomes following waterbirth.

By |2017-08-23T23:20:40+00:00April 28th, 2016|Categories: Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments

NZCM Consensus Statement: The Use of Water for Labour and Birth

The New Zealand College of Midwives (Inc) supports warm water immersion for women during labour as a method of pain management. There is no evidence that remaining in water for the birth of the baby leads to adverse outcomes for the mother or baby where the labour has been within normal parameters.

By |2017-08-19T17:30:29+00:00July 30th, 2015|Categories: Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments

The Effect of Waterbirth on Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity

The effect of waterbirth on neonatal mortality and morbidity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. The meta-analyses of 12 studies showed that for the majority of outcomes measured in this review there is little difference between waterbirth and landbirth groups.

By |2017-10-21T01:42:13+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments

NHS Urges Home Births Over Hospitals

LONDON — Reversing a generation of guidance on childbirth, Britain’s National Health Service on Wednesday advised healthy women that it was safer to have their babies at home, or in a birth center, than in a hospital.

By |2017-08-23T23:25:12+00:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Articles for Parents, Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments

Pregnant Pause – Midwife Delivers 50 Years Experience

The acceptance and popularity of midwives is growing in America – The Philadelphia Enquirer

By |2017-08-19T17:31:04+00:00November 16th, 2014|Categories: Articles for Parents, Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments

ACNM Hydrotherapy During Labor and Birth, April-2014

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) position statement on hydrotherapy during labor and birth.

By |2017-08-19T16:56:48+00:00April 16th, 2014|Categories: Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments

AABC – Position Statement

The American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) member birth centers have read with concern the recently released ACOG/AAP Committee Opinion, “Immersion in Water during Labor and Delivery”. AABC agrees that published randomized controlled trials provide evidence demonstrating the benefits of immersion in water during the first stage of labor; however, the committee opinion does not

By |2017-08-23T23:23:10+00:00April 1st, 2014|Categories: Articles for Professionals|Tags: |0 Comments