Why researchers are encouraging women to eat and drink during labour

    A new research review out of Thomas Jefferson University has found eating and drinking during labour could both lower a woman’s risk of C-section and shorten labour time by as much as an hour.

    “If you and I go out and try to run a marathon or even take a run or swim, we do better if we’re well-hydrated,” said Dr. Vincenzo Berghella, director of maternal fetal medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.

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