home births

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    • preparing for a home birth.
      • before a home birth the midwife advises about..
        • the room for the birth
          • temperature needs to be controlled
        • how the baby will be born
          • bed
          • beanbag
        • protective materials to be used on beds and carpets.
        • using a birth pool: filling it and maintaining its temperature.
        • hand washing facilities that the midwife will need.
      • one month before bith
        • midwife will deliver a sealed sterile birth pack to the home
          • it contains  cotton drapes, sterile cord clamps, scissors etc.
      • when attending the birth:
        • midwife brings the necessary drugs and oxygen.
          • incase the baby needs resuscitating


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