Ritgen maneuver

Rit·gen ma·neu·ver

(rit'gen),
delivery of a child's head by pressure on the perineum while controlling the speed of delivery by pressure with the other hand on the head.

Ritgen maneuver

an obstetric procedure used to control delivery of the fetal head. It involves applying upward pressure from the coccygeal region to extend the head during actual delivery, thereby protecting the musculature of the perineum.

Rit·gen ma·neu·ver

(rit'gen mă-nū'vĕr)
Delivery of a child's head by pressure on the perineum while controlling the speed of delivery by pressure with the other hand on the head.

Ritgen,

Ferdinand August Marie Franz von, German obstetrician, 1787-1867.
Ritgen maneuver - delivery of a child's head by pressure on the perineum while controlling the speed of delivery by pressure with the other hand on the head.