Over this blog series ( What Happened?, Coroners Recommendations & Authors Opinion) we have shared with you the findings and recommendations from the inquest (click for link) into the death of Baby Nixon including:
Evidence from clinical trials (RCT, Case controlled studies in peer reviewed journals and numerous abstracts from users) show that a simple device is available to successfully reduce the severe complications previously discussed.
About Fetal Pillow
Fetal Pillow® is a balloon device designed to elevate a deeply impacted fetal head atraumatically out of the pelvis during a caesarean section, making the delivery safer, easier and less traumatic for the mother and baby.
The RCT (1) data also shows improvement in maternal outcomes and the surgeons’ using it reported significant reduction in difficulty encountered during the delivery of fetal head when Fetal Pillow was used. There are now over 9000 uses of Fetal Pillow worldwide without any reports of severe difficulty in the delivery of fetal head when used correctly.
If you would like to learn more about introducing Fetal Pillow into your hospital please contact us.
Dr Varma is a consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with 35 years experience in the field of O&G. He is the inventor of Fetal Pillow and a part time Medical Director of Safe Obstetric Systems. He is still in active clinical practice mainly in the field of Urogynaecology.