Under the frame of its public health policy that aims to boost awareness towards healthy lifestyle methods, consisting of natural birth, Al Zahra Hospital has actually announced the launch of the first water birth department in the emirate. This step can be found in response to women's needs and their birth choices both at the local and worldwide levels.
The world is currently experiencing an effective return of water birth due to its favorable healthy effect on both the mother and the child. As an international medical location, Dubai has recently experienced a high turnout for water birth, where a call for utilizing this technique has commonly emerged, aiming to lower cesarean sections and alleviate labor discomforts. Research studies performed in this field have shown that water birth lowers labor pain by 60 % -70 %. Dr. Yamini Dhar, Head of Obstetrics and Gynecology department in Al Zahra Hospital, applauded this method stating that regardless of water birth is still at an infancy stage in UAE, it will have a thriving future due to many medical factors to consider consisting of: high reduction in birth labor, where partial anesthetic will not be needed or may be made use of in a limited quantity, if needed. In addition, the mother gets to experience a new exciting method of delivery that psychologically makes her feel much better, given that water birth supplies a simple shipment procedure. Dhar has also explained that the healthcare facility looks for to provide state of the art equipment utilized to perform this procedure as well as using positive midwifery personnel and physicians who can appreciate women's choice and allow labor to progress at its own rate without active intervention when all aspects present low risk.
Females pick water birth as it reduces in some females the need for opioid and local analgesia and offers them the freedom to adopt the birth position of their option. Water supports 70 % of their body weight and for that reason provides an excellent natural alternative for laboring ladies. It reduces the pressure on her stomach and back, giving her a sense of relaxation, and therefore dispenses most of the drugs provided to her throughout cesarean sections and natural birth.
The water birth unit at Al Zahra Hospital Dubai supplies an exceptional environment for the mother and the staff aiding her. Its water swimming pool is equipped with a cutting-edge innovation including an integrateded Bluetooth and lighting system created to create the ideal mood for a smooth birth. It provides a very calming atmosphere with positive and inspirational quotes, stools, ropes and birthing balls to help with the whole treatment.
The water birth treatment has preconditions that need to be met prior to the medical group can accept opt for this alternative for the shipment. These prerequisites state that the mom ought to be between the ages of 17-35 with a normal full-term pregnancy and she should have no history of gynecological problems in order to prevent any prospective distress to the child.
The massive advantages of water birth make it an ideal choice for an easy, natural and pain-free delivery. Nevertheless, it still requires some cautiousness, not saying dangers, because we at Al Zahra Hospital make certain to satisfy all conditions that make sure an effective delivery, by studying the case history of the pregnant lady, and ensure that the water birth choice will not have any medical issues.
The medical personnel in the water birth department is extremely aware of the pregnant females issues, and for that reason they make sure to practice before the shipment operation to be able to supply the greatest levels of comfort and psychological stability for them and to accomplish a safe and healthy delivery operation.