Leopold's maneuvers


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Leopold's maneuvers

 [le´ŏ-pōldz]
gentle palpation of the lateral, upper, and lower borders of the uterus to determine the position of the fetus.
Leopold's maneuvers. From Lammon et al., 1996.
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There is very good (level A) evidence that, for suspected fetal macrosomia, ultrasound is no better than clinical palpation (Leopold's maneuvers) for estimating fetal weight, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Practice Bulletin No.