How do you give birth under water?

Answer You're not actually completely underwater. Normally half of your body will be submerged in a warm pool. You could be in a sitting position or on all fours.

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Why might a woman give birth in water?

because she wants to or she is in water at the time.

Is it normal to give birth without your water breaking?

Giving birth with the amniotic sac intact is called a "veiled birth." It is very rare but it is possible. It is less painful because the water cushions the baby's head, meaning less bruising for bo... Read More »

How long does it take to give birth after your water breaks?

What is the maximum amount of time that a woman whose water has broken must give birth?

Most doctors / hospitals have a 24 hour policy to help prevent infections. If antibiotics are given and the woman and baby are closely monitored this does not have to be a hard fast rule and should... Read More »