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April 3rd, 2012, 06:33 AM
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Originally Posted by Mamacc View Post

The only thing that concerns me is that I read a little online about some water birth newborns having more respiratory issues. I don't know if there's much truth to that or not though..:.
There has been no known research that says this. It's just speculation. I have NEVER seen a water baby with respiratory problems. I have seen LOTS AND LOTS of land babies who are overly suctioned wind up with respiratory problems though. I noticed this one day at work, then went to see the research behind it, and it looks like research is beginning to point towards a more conservative use of suctioning.
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