Upright Early Labour Lowers Caesarean Rate

November 27, 2013

Staying upright during first stage labour reduces the chance of having a caesarean by 29 per cent, a new study has found. An updated Cochrane Review of evidence on the topic provides the strongest evidence yet in favour of women staying upright during this stage of labour. And it found remaining upright meant women were 19 per cent less likely to have an epidural.

Read the full article from ABC Science – 1st Nov 2013

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