assisted birth


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assisted birth

Any birth in which delivery of the neonate is accomplished with instruments, e.g., forceps of vacuum extraction, or by operation, e.g. cesarean section.
Synonym: assisted delivery
See also: birth
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It came after the Record questioned all of Scotland's health boards and found vast differences in the way procedures used during assisted births, as well as the number of women still experiencing long-term effects, are recorded.
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We would like to acknowledge the women who gave and assisted birth under duress and shared their stories with open hearts and minds.
The evolution of bipedalism and assisted birth. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 10, 287-289.
Medically assisted birth in hospitals was considered "unnatural" in 1900 when only 5% of births occurred in such settings.
A LEADING NHS consultant gynaecologist has backed changing NHS guidelines on giving antibiotics to mums who had an assisted birth.
* An assisted birth and/or an episiotomy -- If this scenario looks reasonably likely to occur, please facilitate a different pushing position which further opens up my pelvis, allow me a reasonable amount of more time and finally, arrange for a caesarean.