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ventouse

(vɛnˈtuːs) or

ventose

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) an apparatus sometimes used to assist the delivery of a baby, consisting of a cup which is attached to the fetal head by suction, and a chain by which traction can be exerted in order to draw out the baby
[C16: from Old French ventose a cupping glass]
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Assisted delivery with forceps and ventouse is contraindicated.
Tenders are invited Supply Of for Ventouse machine with attachments.
Perineal or vaginal tears and injuries caused by instrumental trauma, such as negligent use of forceps or a ventouse, can have lasting physical effects and many women continue to suffer as a result.
A The vacuum device is called a ventouse and consists of a small pad which fixes on to the baby's scalp and exerts very gentle suction.
But the birth wasn't without its complications and a doctor had to be brought in to extract the baby by ventouse extraction.
Babies who have needed interventions during birth, be it drugs or mechanical means such as forceps, ventouse or caesarean can show problems with digestion, neck restriction or feeding problems.
But rather than actually battling up Cap Ventouse, they will be completing their own personal Tours at the Elvet Bridge office in aid of Durham Hospital Radio.
14] showed no association between instrumental delivery and AI over a 1-year follow up period, with their study making no distinction between forceps and ventouse deliveries.
beaucoup plus grand que] Je n'ai jamais dit son prenom " Ventouse " est son seul nom.
Birthing instruments are used in about one in 10 births, usually forceps, or the ventouse - where a suction cap attached to the head helps to pull the baby out.
WOMEN are less likely to need an epidural, forceps or ventouse delivery if midwives lead their care, research shows.