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Inflatable Birth Pools Compared

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At Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond we are proud to offer the highest quality waterbirth pools for you. We stock the largest range of birth pools in Australia. Inflatable birth pools can be can be used at home, in a birth centre and in hospital. It can be difficult to decide which is the best birth pool for you. To help you decide we have developed a comprehensive table that compares all our current inflatable birth pools. To download the chart click on the following image.

inflatable birth pools compared

Comparison of Inflatable Birth Pools Chart

To read about individual birth pools - here is a selection of our range ...

Ocean Reef Pool La Bassine Maxi Birth Pool Birth Pool in a Box Regular

La Bassine Personal Pool La Bassine Professional Pool Birth Pool in a Box Professional


Originally published 4th May 2010

Revised 28th April 2016


7 comment(s) on this page. Add your own comment below.

Mar 10, 2011 7:46pm [ 1 ]

the ocean reef pool looks like a toddlers paddleing pool LOL

Mar 18, 2011 2:22pm [ 2 ]

You are correct. The ocean reaf pools are designed as kids inflatable pools. However they are just great for use during labour and birth (I used one for my last two births)

Jun 18, 2011 3:58pm [ 3 ]

I noticed in the comparison chart some of the pools were listed as a single use. What does that mean? I'm asking as I have seen one being sold second hand. It hasn't been birthed in, but it has been filled with water to test it out.

Jun 18, 2011 4:08pm [ 4 ]

Hi Liv - when birth pools are manufactured they are designed for either personal use or professional use. The professional use birth pools are designed for repeated use where as the personal use birth pools are not. However as you know kids inflatable pools can be used over and over and the worse that can happen is a puncture (which can be fixed) or a seam fault (which makes the pool unusable). Obviously a water leak in your house is not something you want - so you need to test the pool before use. Single use pools are not covered by warranty if they are used again. FYI - You are supposed to test a birth pool when purchased brand new before use.

Jun 18, 2011 11:32pm [ 5 ]

Thanks for the information Jane! You're so quick to respond!!! :o)

Jun 26, 2013 1:50am [ 6 ]

Hi Jane. What is the capacity of the birth pool in a box? We have a 315L electric hot water system - will that be enough hot water to fill that pool? Thanks :)

Jane Palmer
Jun 29, 2013 8:56pm [ 7 ]

Hi Nadine - the birth pool in a box holds 650 Litres when 80% filled. I dare say you will run out of hot water before it is filled. See if you can borrow an urn to help heat up water to put in the pool. I have been at many births where I am boiling water on the stove and using the kettle. We always manage to fill the pool up not mater what the size of the hot water service.

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