Peanut Ball Guidelines for Labor and Delivery


Sample Peanut Ball Policy 1 (Word document)

Sample Peanut Ball Policy 2 (Word document)


Recommended Peanut Ball Sizes

1.    Women under 5'3": Use 40cm peanut ball

2.    Women 5'3" to 5'6" (most common size): Use 50cm peanut ball

3.    Women 5'7" or taller: Use 60cm peanut ball

4.    Sitting on and straddling: Use 70cm peanut ball


How to Use Peanut Balls for Labor

A quick tutorial on using a peanut ball during delivery. Brought to you by Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines.

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