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birthing pool

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(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a large bath in which a woman can give birth
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There will also be a refurbished Alongside Midwifery Unit which will include four birthing suites, with two birthing pools.
Birthing pools are a method of pain relief - the birth doesn't necessarily happen under water.
This superb facility has en-suite rooms with large, luxurious birthing pools and sofa beds allowing partners to stay overnight - as well as the added assurance of experienced Obstetricians close by.
"Women opting for labour care in the midwifery-led unit can make use of facilities which are amongst the best the UK with four birthing pools and double beds in every room for new parents to stay together."
No doubt the Duchess is dusting off the birthing plan she drew up before having George, in which she'll have stated her preferences on everything from the use of birthing pools and gas and air, to delayed cord clamping and even what kind of music she wanted in her room.
She added: "In the rooms, there's just everything in there, TVs, iPods, birthing pools, mood lighting.
They can bid for en-suite facilities, rooms where dads can stay overnight or a wider range of facilities available like birthing pools.
Birthing pools are for moms who are fools, And for fishes that swim in the deep.
"The maternity unit has introduced training for all midwives on water births and has purchased an additional two birthing pools. The choice of water for labour and birth is now discussed with all low risk women on admission to the labour ward."
Lorraine met staff, new mums and mums-to-be at the unit, which has six birthing rooms, two birthing pools and a four-bed post-natal ward.