Home Births and Hospital Births

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Name Some Advantages of Home Birth?
The Familiar Surrounding make the Mother more Relaxed, Privacy is Guaranteed, Theres no Routine to Follow, More People can be Present at the Birth, There are No Other Crying Babies to Disturb the Mother and It causes Less Disruption to other Family.
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Home Births are Not Advised If?
Its a Multiple Birth, Labour is Premature (Before 37 Weeks), The Mother has had Previous Caesarean Sections, There are any Medical Conditions (High Blood Pressure, Diabetes), Home Conditions are Unsuitable or The Baby is in the Wrong Position.
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Before a Home Birth the Midwife Advises About?
The Room for the Birth as the Temperature Needs to be Controlled and the Room Must be Big Enough, How the Baby will be Born such as a Beanbag or a Bed, Protective Materials to Place on the Beds and Carpets, Using a Birthpool, Filling it and so on.
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Before the Home Birth, What does the Midwife Deliver?
About a Month before the Home Birth the Midwife Delivers a Sealed Sterile Birth Pack to the Home. This Contains Cotton Drapes, Sterile Cord Clamps, Scissors etc.
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What Does the Midwife Bring When Attending the Birth?
They Will Bring the Necessary Drugs and Oxygen, In Case the Baby Needs Resusitating.
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Name Some Advantages of Hospital Birth?
Equipment is Available for Emergency Use such as an Incubator, Equipment is Availiable for Foetal Monitoring such as Cardio-Tacograph and Scanner, Midwives are always Available, There are Other Mothers to Share Experiences With, Epidural is Available
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What are Home-From-Suites?
They are Suites which are Designed to Look Like Hotel Rooms. They Can Help the Mother Relax. They May Have a Kitchenette, Birthing Pool, En-Suite Bathroom and a Double Bed so the Father Can Stay.
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Disadvantages of Home-From-Home Suites?
They Can't Be Booked in Advance and They are only Suitable for Low Risk Pregnancies. For Example, if Epidural or Ventouse Extraction isn't Needed.
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What is the Domino Delivery Scheme?
In a Domino Delivery Scheme, a Community Midwife Accompanies the Mother to the Hospital and Delivers the Baby. If There are No Complications the Midwife Returns Home with Mother and Baby Six Hours Later.
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Home Births are Not Advised If?

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Its a Multiple Birth, Labour is Premature (Before 37 Weeks), The Mother has had Previous Caesarean Sections, There are any Medical Conditions (High Blood Pressure, Diabetes), Home Conditions are Unsuitable or The Baby is in the Wrong Position.

Card 3

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Before a Home Birth the Midwife Advises About?

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Card 4

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Before the Home Birth, What does the Midwife Deliver?

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Card 5

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What Does the Midwife Bring When Attending the Birth?

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