Jennifer Vanderlaan In The News

Verywell Family
A water birth involves immersing yourself in water during labor, and usually includes actually giving birth in the water as well. Just like taking a nice, warm bath can soothe your body and mind, giving birth in that environment can be relaxing and can ease the pain of labor.1 There are many different and valid ways to give birth, and water birth isn’t for everyone. But if the idea of giving birth in a pool of water sounds appealing to you, you aren’t the only one.
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KNX News
We've talked a lot about how the pandemic has changed how we do things. Now we're finding out what's changed when it comes to having a baby. New data from the CDC finds more women are giving birth at home than before the pandemic.
Vital Views Podcast
What is water immersion, and how could this process help more women through labor and delivery? Dr. Jennifer Vanderlaan, UNLV Nursing professor and maternal health expert, explains the benefits of water births and what expecting families should know if they choose this method.
Mirage News
Emory University School of Nursing assistant professor Priscilla Hall, PhD contributed to a recent meta-analysis study on water births that is gaining far-reaching recognition. The study shows that water births provide clear benefits for mothers and their babies, with fewer complications than standard care methods. The new research involving Hall is receiving significant attention from medical professionals and media sources such as “Good Morning America.”
The Daily Beast
The term “water birth” describes a range of practices, but all involve immersion in water during some stage of the labor and delivery process. Jennifer Vanderlaan, a maternal health researcher at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing and a co-author of the new paper, said the practice is akin to sitting in a hot tub and is used for pain management.
Yahoo!
The term “water birth” describes a range of practices, but all involve immersion in water during some stage of the labor and delivery process. Jennifer Vanderlaan, a maternal health researcher at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing and a co-author of the new paper, said the practice is akin to sitting in a hot tub and is used for pain management.