precipitate delivery

precipitate delivery

[-sip′itit]
childbirth that occurs with such speed or in such a situation that the usual preparations cannot be made. See also emergency childbirth.
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Maternal safety measures included fever, nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, incidence of uterine hyperstimulation with or without fetal heart incidence changes, postpartum hemorrhage, precipitate delivery, genital tract laceration, instrument-assisted vaginal deliveries, uterine rupture, and amniotic fluid embolism, among others.
There were no cases of precipitate delivery, uterine rupture, and amniotic embolism during the study, while uterine hyperstimulation with or without fetal heart rate abnormalities could be seen in both groups.