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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Data of all women with singleton pregnancy at term gestation having undergone vacuum or forceps delivery was included, while that of women who had multiple pregnancies, caesarean section, and presentation other than cephalic, placenta previa was excluded.
A two-day inquest at Teesside Coroner's Court heard how during Noah's labour, an attempt to manually rotate his head failed, leading to a forceps delivery.
Among normal tracing, 65 cases delivered by labour natural and 6 delivered by forceps delivery.
Among the various risk factors of OASIS, use of forceps delivery is the most significant one, with an odds ratio ( OR ) of 5.
Difficult forceps delivery may create more problems and you may not get time even to transfer the patient to some other center.
Second-time mothers who have a planned birth outside hospital need fewer interventions, such as forceps delivery, and it is just as safe for the baby.
Dean said: "It was quite a long one and Tina ended up in theatre for a forceps delivery because the baby was back-toback, which makes it much harder.
Patients with an indication for assisted vaginal delivery (n=105), were randomized for ventouse (n=53) and forceps delivery (n=52).
red raspberry (Rubus idaeus) for shortening the second stage of labour, lowering the rate of forceps delivery, reducing the likelihood of artificial rupture of membranes or need for caesarean section;
A third of those who had a forceps delivery suffered some muscle trauma.
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, which took longer as they did not have the expertise to do a quick forceps delivery.
A specialist doctor was called but failed to turn up, 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.