fetopelvic

fetopelvic

pertaining to both the fetus and the pelvis, especially at the time of parturition.

fetopelvic disproportion
the pelvis is unusually small or the fetus unusually large. Causes dystocia, in the absence of any obstruction from the cervix or vagina.
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Why is the rate of birth problems, in particular what we call fetopelvic disproportion - basically that the baby doesn't fit through the maternal birth canal - why is this rate so high?
However, these problems are generally due to fetopelvic disproportion, abnormal feto positions, absence of uterine contraction, and others.
In the present study the major indication for caesarian section was fetopelvic disproportion and fetal distress in primi, whereas it was previous lower segment caesarean section in multigravida.
Fetopelvic disproportion being the major cause, is seen in higher percentage among heifers.
summarized causes of prolonged labor, including "fetal malposition, fetopelvic disproportion, excess sedation, inadequate contraction, and rupture of fetal membranes before the onset of active labor.
The group of women studied were primiparous with no fetopelvic disproportion, no fetal malposition or malpresentation, no multiple pregnancy, and none treated with heavy sedation, oxytocin, or operative intervention; uterine contractions are regular and of adequate intensity, all had a normal pelvis and were at term with a vertex presentation and delivered averaged sized infants.
This oversight concerns me when I see interviews of midwives who doubt the existence of fetopelvic disproportion, who make statements such as, "You can get a baby through a knothole" and "I've never seen [a pelvis] that isn't large enough.
7%) were delivered vaginally Vaginal birth was not possible because of fetopelvic disproportion or failure to progress in labor in 226 cases, fetal heart-rate abnormality in 129, footling presentation in 69, requested cesarean delivery in 61, complications in 45, cord prolapse in 12, and unknown reasons in 8.
Vaginal birth was not possible because of fetopelvic disproportion or failure to progress in labor in 226 cases, fetal heart-rate abnormality in 129, footling presentation in 69, the woman requested cesarean delivery in 61, complications in 45, cord prolapse in 12, and unknown reasons in 8.
Shoulder dystocia is still predictable if there is fetopelvic disproportion --disproportion between the size of the fetus and the size of the mother's pelvis.
Rates were highest for women who had fetopelvic disproportion (98.