What a year! COVID BABIES!
No support allowed in hospitals unless Covid numbers in the State of Victoria had been 0 for weeks!
Virtual support for our hospital clients and homebirth transfer clients;
What an extreme year, however there were some amazing positives!
Very high VBAC success rates in 2020…89% of clients who planned VBAC achieved a VBAC, which was 8 out of 9 clients…Two of these clients achieved VBA2C. Both were hospital births.
63 Mamatoto clients in 2020
37 women who have had a baby before, 26 first time Mothers
13 First time Mothers planned a homebirth of which 6 were transferred into hospital (some of these woman had risk factors but wanted to plan homebirth)
28 women who have had a baby before planned a homebirth of which 4 were transferred into hospital (Some of these woman had risk factors but wanted to plan homebirth).
90% of all Mamatoto’s clients had vaginal births. 15% of these clients had an assisted vaginal birth with a ventouse or forceps. We believe if we could have been in hospitals with our clients the assisted vaginal birth rate might of been lower.
6.3% of Mamatoto’s clients had unplanned LUSCS, and X1 had had a previous Caesarean already
3.7% of Mamatoto’s clients had a planned Caesarean birth. These two clients decided to elect to have LUSCS instead of a VBAC without any labour
7.9% had an asymptomatic PPH, 1.58% required a blood transfusion
0% had an episiotomy at home
11% of clients having a hospital birth had an episiotomy
50% of Mamatoto’s clients had an intact perineum
0% of clients had a 3rd degree tear
4.7% of Mamatoto’s clients had an induction of labour
85% of those women wanting a natural birth of the placenta had one
1.58% SCN admission rate