forceps delivery

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Noun1.forceps delivery - delivery in which forceps are inserted through the vagina and used to grasp the head of the fetus and pull it through the birth canal; since the forceps can injure the fetus this procedure has generally given way to cesarean deliveries
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
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Anesthesia, early forceps delivery, fetal heartbeat monitoring, caesarians, episiotomies and epidurals are all part of the time-pressured modem birth, with traumatic consequences for both mother and child.
During labor and delivery, she stands a good chance of getting intravenous infusions, injections of medications that facilitate labor and reduce pain, continuous electrode monitoring of her unborn child and, perhaps, a forceps delivery or a cesarean section.
Case 15 A 37-year-old woman with heavy bleeding per vaginum following a forceps delivery.
The model is equipped to present scenarios such as post-partum haemorrhage, breech birth and forceps delivery in a real life way.
first grandchild the family so spoilt "Just before Archie was born about seven or eight doctors WALKED in and they didn't really communicate with us as they had to perform a forceps delivery.
Catherine and partner Steven Glasper, 38, a creative director, welcomed Ethan to their family after a forceps delivery at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary on February 3.
Forceps delivery is a skill that can be learned by almost anyone, and the issue is not how to do it, but when to do it.
They also have a lower risk of needing A[degrees]epidural pain relief, forceps delivery or a A[degrees]Caesarean, reports The Daily Express.
More likely to suffer complications in pregnancy such as pre-eclampsia, and more at risk of needing a Caesarean or forceps delivery.
A specialist doctor was called but failed to turn up, even though he should have responded within five minutes, meaning midwives had to deliver Christopher on their own, which took longer as they did not have the expertise to do a quick forceps delivery.
They want to know that nobody is going to come back and sue in five years time, as obstetricians have been taken to court in the past over damage caused during a forceps delivery.
That evening he allegedly made three unsuccessful attempts to effect a forceps delivery, removed and reapplied the forceps to the baby's head, delivering a girl known only as HW at 10.