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CHHHS Midwifery learning packages: Water immersion in labour and underwater birth

Guide for Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service Midwifery learning packages and resources

Water immersion in labour and underwater birth

Water immersion in labour and underwater birth

Incorporates the WNHN Water Immersion for Labour and Birth Guidelines. Theoretical component for those midwives seeking waterbirth competency.

CHHHS uses, with permission, the WA Department of Health training module for Waterbirth.

The following links will give you access to a number of eLearning packages.  Included in these is the Water immersion for labour and/or birth, Western Australia. Department of Health.

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For further information relating to learning packages and midwifery education within CHHHS, contact:

Rita Ball, Midwifery Nurse Eductor

Rita Ball

Midwifery Educator | Women's Health Unit | Nursing and Midwifery Education & Research Unit | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Email | Tel. 07 4226 6470

P: +61 7 4226 6679 | E:
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