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.

The use of Water for Labour and Birth

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