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Water birth

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Labour and birth

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S/T Perinatal Data Collections:
VIC: Water birth is an event. The baby is born under/through water. QLD: Water immersion during labour - part of labour or born in water. WA: Whether baby was born immersed in water.

QLD: Was this a water birth Y/N, if Y, was this water birth planned or unplanned? For a birth to be considered a water birth, the baby's head must remain submerged under water until after the body is born. Water birth may be planned or unplanned. WA: Yes, No, Not known.

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