Meet our GynZone Live Expert: Dianne Garland, Midwife, FRCM SRN RM ADM PGCEA MSc

Webinar topic: Research supporting waterbirth
  • Care in third stage – skills to deliver placenta completely attached underwater and estimate EBL
  • Emergencies – if in doubt ask mother to get out
  • First breath – Review of multi-factorial physiology
  • Care of newborn – The first embrace “The Golden Hour”
  • Research summary – studies reported outcomes in water were as good as/ better than dry land birth
  • Complications were extremely rare

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