McRobert's manoeuvre | definition of McRobert's manoeuvre by Medical dictionary
McRobert's manoeuvre A method for delivering a baby with shoulder dystocia that consists of flexing the mother’s legs on her abdomen, thereby widening the diameter of the pelvic outlet. It is effective in 42% of cases.
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This can be followed by using suprapubic pressure which improves success rates when used in conjunction with the McRobert's manoeuvre
. (1) If these two maneuvers failed, the delivery of the posterior shoulder is the third manoeuvre since the goal of management is safe delivery of the newborn before asphyxia or any neurological injuries.