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Database - Alliance francophone pour l'accouchement respecté (AFAR)

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Group ‘Discussion of birth chair

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An upright position during the second stage of labour, facilitated by a birth seat, can be recommended as a non-medical intervention to healthy nulliparous women.

Li Thies-Lagergren (2013)

The Swedish Birth Seat Trial. Thesis. Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.  Display this record
➡ duration of labour ; position during labor ; psychology ; postpartum hemorrhage

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Presentation of the anatomo-physiological foundations of birthing positions completed by an analysis of clinical research.

Racinet, Claude (2005)

Positions maternelles pour l’accouchement. Gynecol Obstet Fertil. 2005 Jul-Aug;33(7-8):533-8  Display this record
➡ position during labor ; perineal/vaginal tears ; postpartum hemorrhage ; dilation

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Présentation des fondements anatomo-physiologiques des positions d’accouchement, complétée par analyse  more…

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http://www.orthophonie.fr…

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The only deleterious effect found for the vertical positions is an increase in delivery hemorrhages, especially for sitting positions.

Vendittelli F. (1998)

Position allongée ou verticale durant le 2e stade du travail : revue des méta-analyses. 28e Journées de la Société française de Médecine Périnatale, Arnette Ed., Paris, 1998, 167-176.  Display this record
➡ position during labor ; perineal/vaginal tears

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Etude citée par Racinet, Maillet, mais semble disponible uniquement en papier. L’abstract en français  more…

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http://portail.naissance.…

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No risk in using the delivery chair, which presents a good alternative to the position on the back.

Kafka M, Riss P, von Trotsenburg M, Maly Z. (1994)

Gebärhocker - ein geburtshilfliches Risiko? [The birthing stool--an obstetrical risk?] [Article in German]. Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd. 1994 Sep;54(9):529-31.  Display this record
➡ alternative birth ; evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; physiology ; position during labor ; perineal/vaginal tears ; postpartum hemorrhage ; fetal distress

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Related records : #1165 #1177 #1163 #1317 #1113 #1175 #3032 #1162 #1158 #975 #1193 #2042

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.g…
https://doi.org/10.1055/s…

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Delivery in the birth chair does not offer any obvious advantage to women over delivery on a bed. (No epidural)

Crowley P, Elbourne D, Ashurst H, Garcia J, Murphy D, Duignan N. (1991)

Delivery in an obstetric birth chair: a randomized controlled trial. Br-J-Obstet-Gynaecol. 1991 Jul; 98(7): 667-74  Display this record
➡ position during labor ; postpartum hemorrhage ; dilation

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.g…

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The birthing chair (with the husband in support) versus semi-sitting position. Only differences: more blood loss on the chair, less satisfied midwives, but second stage of work less painful.

Waldenstrom U, Gottvall K. (1991)

A randomized trial of birthing stool or conventional semirecumbent position for second-stage labor. Birth. 1991 Mar;18(1):5-10.  Display this record
➡ evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; physiology ; position during labor ; psychology ; perineal/vaginal tears ; postpartum hemorrhage ; fetal distress ; oxytocin

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https://onlinelibrary.wil…
https://doi.org/10.1111/j…

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Randomized controlled trial comparing delivery with an obstetric chair at the lithotomic position (including lateral decubitus). No advantage is found in the use of this chair with which there is more blood flow and postpartum haemorrhage.

Stewart P, Spiby H. (1989)

A randomized study of the sitting position for delivery using a newly designed obstetric chair. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1989 Mar;96(3):327-33.  Display this record
➡ alternative birth ; evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; physiology ; position during labor ; postpartum hemorrhage

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.g…

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The sitting position rather than the supine position could help to significantly shorten the duration of labor.

SZ Chen, K Aisaka, H Mori, and T Kigawa (1987)

Effects of sitting position on uterine activity during labor Obstetrics & Gynecology 69:67-73  Display this record
➡ position during labor ; dilation

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http://www.greenjournal.o…

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No evidence was found that the use of the chair was beneficial.

Turner MJ, Romney ML, Webb JB, Gordon H. (1986)

The Birthing Chair: an obstetric hazard? J Obstet Gynaecol Br Commonwealth 1986;6:232-5.  Display this record
➡ evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; physiology ; position during labor

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The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Commonwealth est par la suite devenu le BJOG,  more…

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https://www.tandfonline.c…
https://doi.org/10.3109/0…

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Mothers were more satisfied with the birth chair than they were with the delivery bed. With regard to the progress of labour and delivery and the health of the child and mother, the groups were fairly similar.

Hemminki E, Virkkunen A, Makela A, et al. (1986)

A trial of delivery in a birth chair. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 1986;6:162-5.  Display this record
➡ evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; physiology ; position during labor

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https://doi.org/10.3109/0…

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No difference between obstetric chair and bed regarding duration of stage 2, ease of delivery and neonatal status. The chair is well accepted by the parturients.

Liddell HS, Fisher PR. (1985)

The birthing chair in the second stage of labour. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1985 Feb;25(1):65-8.  Display this record
➡ alternative birth ; physiology ; position during labor

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.…
https://doi.org/10.1111/j…

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These findings suggest that the birth chair, as an alternate delivery method, is safe in terms of fetal outcome but presents no advantage to the mother in terms of shorter second stage labor.

Shannahan MD, Cottrell BH. (1985)

Effect of the birth chair on duration of second stage labor, fetal outcome, and maternal blood loss. Nurs Res. 1985 Mar-Apr;34(2):89-92.  Display this record
➡ alternative birth ; evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; physiology ; position during labor ; fetal distress ; postpartum hemorrhage

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.g…

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Lithotomic position vs delivery chair: no more blood loss with the chair, but better condition of the perineum. No other differences (durations, instrumental extractions, identical neonatal state).

Stewart P, Hillan E, Calder AA. (1983)

A randomised trial to evaluate the use of a birth chair for delivery. Lancet. 1983 Jun 11;1(8337):1296-8.  Display this record
➡ alternative birth ; evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; physiology ; position during labor ; perineal/vaginal tears ; postpartum hemorrhage ; episiotomy ; instrumental delivery

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Etude prise en compte dans la revue systématique Cochrane Gupta 2004 (fiche AFAR 1099), dans la méta-analyse  more…

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https://www.thelancet.com…
https://doi.org/10.1016/S…

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We conclude that a women can deliver in half-sitting position without maternal or fetal risks.

Marttila M, Kajanoja P, Ylikorkala O. (1983)

Maternal half-sitting position in the second stage of labor. J Perinat Med. 1983;11(6):286-9.  Display this record
➡ evidence-based medicine/midwifery ; position during labor ; perineal/vaginal tears ; fetal distress ; vacuum extraction (ventouse) ; dilation

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Position demi-assise comparée (50 femmes) à la position allongée sur le dos (50 femmes) pendant le  more…

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.g…
https://doi.org/10.1515/j…

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