Using water immersion for stillbirth: A case report

Jane Warland, Karen Nagappa, Gabrielle Tapper, Georgia Squire, Taela Stokes, Sonya Criddle, Janice Butt, Jodie Atkinson, Megan Cooper

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Policy documents and clinical guidelines for water immersion (WI) during labour and birth in Australia generally suggest that healthy women at low risk of complications can be offered the opportunity to labour and birth in water. However, specific concerns about safety of WI are almost always related to the health of the neonate.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-15
Number of pages3
JournalAustralian Midwifery News
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2022


  • Childbirth
  • Stillbirth
  • Water Immersion (WI)
  • Patient care
  • Patient outcomes


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