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Advantages of a home birth
familiar surroundings, midwife more likely to be known, privacy is guaranteed, no routine to follow, no transport needed, causes less disruption to other children in the family
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Disadvantage of a home birth
advised against if mother is having a ultiple birth, labour id premature(before 37weeks), mother has had previous caesarean sections, there is a medical problem(high blood pressure)home conditions are unsuitable, mother is over 35, mother is under 17
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Advantages of a hospital birth
Equipment is available for emergency use, caesarean section can occur quickly if needed, midwives are available,there are other mothers to share experience with, visiting is restricted so mothers can rest, mother does not need to care for fam
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Disadvantages of a hospital birth
fathers cannot always stay, mothers can fear the sterility of a ward, mothers can become anxious
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What is Domino Delivery scheme?
here a community midwife accompanies mother tohospital, delivers the baby and if there are no complications mother and baby are discharged 6 hours later
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What is a birth pack?
it is a sterile pack containing cotton drapes, sterile cord clamps, scissors etc for a home bith
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List complications of birth.
Position of the baby, induction, assisted delivery, caesarean section,premature birth
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name two types of assisted delivery
Ventose ( cap is attached to baby and it is sucked out) and forceps(blades are used to pull baby out)
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what is elective caesarean?
\When the caesarean is planned
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What is "transverse position" when referring to position of baby at birth?
The baby is lying across the uterus and must be delivered by caesarean.
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Disadvantage of a home birth

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advised against if mother is having a ultiple birth, labour id premature(before 37weeks), mother has had previous caesarean sections, there is a medical problem(high blood pressure)home conditions are unsuitable, mother is over 35, mother is under 17

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Advantages of a hospital birth

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Disadvantages of a hospital birth

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What is Domino Delivery scheme?

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