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Labouring in water:Cover wrongly said study was about giving birth in water

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 25 March 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:768
  1. James B Robins, consultant (
  1. Inverclyde Royal Hospital, Greenock PA16 0XN

    EDITOR—The study by Cluett et al reinforces anecdotal experience that allowing a woman in labour to have a good soak in a deep bath will relieve pain and facilitate labour.1 …

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