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Table 3 Amounts of maternal fluids in millilitres (N = 109)

From: An observational study of associations among maternal fluids during parturition, neonatal output, and breastfed newborn weight loss

Category of fluids n Mean (SD) Median Range
IV fluids in last
2 hrs before birth
43 713 (852) 400 0 to 3100
IV fluids admit to birth 93 1578 (1215) 1500 0 to 5800
Oral fluids admit to birth 82 626 (672) 400 0 to 3000
All fluids admit to birth 81 2129 (1516) 1850 0 to 7200
  1. Data were not normally distributed
  2. Shapiro-Wilk test used to determine normality