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Immersion in water for pain relief and the risk of intrapartum transfer among low risk nulliparous women: secondary analysis of the Birthplace national prospective cohort study

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BACKGROUND: Immersion in water during labour is an important non-pharmacological method to manage labour pain, particularly in midwifery-led care settings where pharmacological methods are limited. This study investigates the association between immersion for pain relief and transfer before birth and other maternal outcomes. METHODS: A prospective cohort study of 16,577 low risk nulliparous women planning birth at home, in a freestanding midwifery unit (FMU) or in an alongside midwifery unit ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-2393-14-60

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Lukasse, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, NPEU
National Institute for Health Research Service Delivery and Organisation programme More from this funder
Policy Research Programme, Department of Health More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 60
Publication date:
2014
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EISSN:
1471-2393
ISSN:
1471-2393
URN:
uuid:dbddd2ae-7f4c-4920-9eb6-346fb3012e63
Source identifiers:
447933
Local pid:
pubs:447933

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