Ahavah Ehyeh (ahavah) wrote,
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Surprise! 'Purple Pushing' has no sound advantages

To cut back on my incidences of cross-posting, please check out my entry here if you are interested.

Coached Pushing has no sound labor advantages. The only advantage found was that coached pushing shortened the second stage of labor by 13 minutes, while DOUBLING the incidence of meconium stained amniotic fluid (a sign of fetal distress).
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