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Bibliographical entry (without author) :

The influence of maternal posture at birth on the fetus. J Obstet Gynaecol Br Commonw. 1973 Dec;80(12):1075-80.

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Humphrey M, Hounslow D, Morgan S, Wood C.

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Method of randomisation not stated. Randomisation was carried out at the beginning of second stage.
40 women, Melbourne, Australia.
20 study participants.
20 control participants.
All women had full term (36 weeks completed) gestation.
No medical, surgical or obstetric complications.
Study group: 20 women were randomised at the beginning of the second stage of labour to deliver in a left lateral tilt
position. Lateral tilt of about 15 degrees was obtained by the use of a firm pillow or wedge.
Control group: 20 women were delivered in the dorsal position.
Outcomes There were no statistically significant differences between the two groups for maternal age, gestation, birthweight, cord blood pH and Apgar scores.
*Duration of second stage of labour.

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Présentation de l’étude tiré du texte de Cochrane Gupta 2004 (fiche afar 1099).

Argument (français) :

Etude prise en compte dans la revue systématique Cochrane Gupta 2004 (fiche AFAR 1099), dans la méta-analyse De Jonge 2004 (fiche AFAR 1122) et dans la revue Cochrane de Nikodem (2000)

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Keywords :

➡ evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; physiology ; position during labor

Author of this record :

Cécile Loup — 21 Apr 2005

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Pinned by #1099   Gupta JK, Hofmeyr GJ. (2004). Position for women during second stage of labour. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;(1):CD002006. ➡
Pinned by #1122   De Jonge A, Teunissen TA, Lagro-Janssen AL. (2004). Supine position compared to other positions during the second stage of labor: a meta-analytic review. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2004 Mar;25(1):35-45. ➡
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