Hospital Waterbirth: It’s not just for mermaids!
Thursday, March 26th 2015 at 7pm
Long known as the “Midwives’ Epidural,” waterbirth has been in the news lately. Opinions and questions have come from the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics), ACOG (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists), and FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in recent years, at times directly contradicting the findings of international agencies with a long history of endorsing waterbirth.
Locally, some hospitals and care providers encourage waterbirth, while other do not allow it at all. The consumer is left wondering when is a waterbirth “allowed” at their hospital, and under what conditions?
Is it safe? How do you get the tub clean enough? How does the doctor or midwife deliver the baby under water?
Join Certified Nurse Midwife Lindsay Kragle Griffith as we discuss the pros, cons, do’s and do not’s of having a hospital waterbirth.
Meeting will be held at the
University of North Texas Health Science Center,
1000 Montgomery St.,
Ft Worth, Texas
Medical Education & Training Building auditorium
Parking and main entrance are on Bunting Street.
Please remember that regular meetings are only for babies who are content to stay quietly in your lap or in a carrier for the duration of the meeting.
Thanks so much for your cooperation!