Water births had a lower risk of several maternal and neonatal outcomes, including postpartum hemorrhage and hospitalization soon after delivery, and no increase in neonatal death.
As an epidemiology professor and beyond, Marit Bovbjerg has championed OSU’s Open Educational Resource efforts.
The OSU President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCOSW) held its annual Breaking Barriers awards night on April 22. Three of the four awards this year went to CPHHS faculty and alumni: Adejoke Babatunde Omolayo (SNAP Ed/Extension) received the Harriet “Hattie” Redmond award for her work to help black women overcome barriers to being […]
Women with some characteristics commonly thought to increase pregnancy risks – being over age 35; being overweight; and in some cases, having a vaginal birth after a cesarean section – tend to have good outcomes when they give birth at home or in a birth center, a new assessment has found.
Newborns born in water were no more likely to experience low Apgar scores, require transfer to the hospital after birth or be hospitalized in their first six weeks of life, than newborns who were not born in water.