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Amazing results for a study into a new way of giving birth.

July 14th, 2016

Episode 139 of 164 episodes

If there was a drug that reduced the rate of caesarean sections by 44% reduced the need for epidurals in childbirth by 65% and reduced the need to resuscitate babies following delivery by 53% we would all be demanding it be delivered no matter what the cost. In a study just published in the British Medical Journal Open an antenatal (before birth) education program developed by Nadine Richardson called 'She Births' has been tested on 176 couples in Sydney. The results were so dramatic the British Medical Journal Open has published them in an article that might be about to change the way childbirth education is delivered in Australia.

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