Water Breaking Artificially

The intervention of a provider breaking the water (breaking the amniotic sac) is also known as artificial rupture of membranes (AROM). The articles below can help with identifying the risks and benefits associated with AROM. 

https://www.cochrane.org/CD006167/PREG_amniotomy-for-shortening-spontaneous-labour

 

https://www.lamaze.org/Giving-Birth-with-Confidence/GBWC-Post/artificially-breaking-your-water-in-labor-is-overrated-heres-why

 

https://www.verywellfamily.com/how-is-breaking-the-water-amniotomy-induce-labor-2758961

mallori berry cain, msw, lsw, msp, hchd

certified birth & postpartum doula

maternal support practitioner

Hypnobabies® childbirth hypnosis doula

serving South Jersey and 

the greater Philadelphia area

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