Water Birth: What is it all about?
Water birth is a new evolving child birth concept in India while it is a widely preferred option in abroad. Water birth is a process in which the mother undergoes at least a part of labour, child birth or both while she is in a warm water pool. The hospitals that offer water birth service provides a home like setting for the expectant mothers; however, there are only few hospitals in India which has ‘water birth’ option.
Benefits of Water Birth
Risks Involved in Water Birth
There are few rare possibilities of risk involved in water birth process:
To avoid all the above risk possibilities, spend the first part of the labour and delivery in the water tub till the cervix dilates completely and then move to the hospital bed during childbirth.
Who should avoid water birth? It is necessary to consult your gynecologist before opting for water birth. This will help you understand the benefits and complications involved in this process based on your health and pregnancy. Expectant mothers with the following conditions should avoid water birth: