International Water-Birth Practices With Recommendations During a Global Pandemic – July 2021 Journal of Perinatal Education
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Taking the Plunge – Reevaluating Water Temperature – MIDRIS 2003
Waterbirth: a national retrospective cohort study of factors associated with its use among women in England
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