New Study: Women who have a waterbirth experience less pain, have shorter labour and are more satisfied

Toni Harman
6 min readFeb 27, 2023

QUICK SUMMARY: A new systematic review of 6 randomised control trials found that compared to giving birth “on land”, women who have a waterbirth experience less pain, are less likely to need epidural or spinal anaesthesia, have shorter labour and overall, women were more satisfied with their birth.

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Toni Harman

I help parents and health professionals better understand the science of pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and the microbiome. https://linktr.ee/toniharman