obstetrical delivery

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Noun1.obstetrical delivery - the act of delivering a child
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
breech birth, breech delivery, breech presentation - delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first
abdominal delivery, caesarean, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, C-section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
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
midwifery - assisting women at childbirth
accouchement, childbearing, childbirth - the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child
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They said the private centres charged from Rs25,000 to Rs40,000 for handling a obstetrical delivery though it cost Rs2,500 at government hospitals.
I found myself reflecting on a medical student experience that I had not pondered in many years--a premature obstetrical delivery that I became immersed in as a student without physician oversight.
Among these are benefits for non-prescription drugs and devices; drug and alcohol abuse or dependency treatment, cosmetic surgery, optometric services, and normal obstetrical delivery.