trial of labor


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trial of labor

Permitting labor to continue long enough to determine if normal vaginal birth appears to be possible, e.g., in vaginal birth after cesarean delivery.
See also: labor
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Antepartum indicated and scheduled cesareans (category 1): These were cesarean deliveries to women with baseline indications for cesarean delivery (e.g., breech presentation) with no trial of labor, and no record of labor having occurred.
Verma, "A prospective observational study of trial of labor after cesarean in rural India," International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol.
In 2 cases, among the trial of labor group, obstetric hysterectomy was performed for rupture, while in 2 cases, bladder injury was noted.
Another study conducted by Zelop et al13 who compared the outcomes at term of a trial of labor in women with previous caesarean section who delivered neonates weighing greater than 4 kg versus women with those weighing less than 4 kg.
The subsequent attempts of trial of labor are the efforts to reduce the prevalence of cesarean section.
A prior cesarean delivery before a gestational age of 34 weeks and no prior vaginal deliveries were relevant in the decision not to attempt a trial of labor in two hospitals.
Anthony Lukas spent the last seven years of his life researching and writing this account of the 1907 murder trial of labor leader "Big Bill" Haywood for his assassination of Idaho's former governor.
WASHINGTON -- Any decision to choose between cesarean delivery by maternal request or trial of labor ultimately lies with the woman, once the potential risks and benefits associated with C-section have been discussed, concluded an independent panel of experts on cesarean section.
Washington -- Any decision between cesarean delivery by maternal request or trial of labor ultimately lies with the woman, once the potential risks and benefits associated with C-section have been discussed, concluded an independent panel of experts on cesarean section.
Is VBAC safe, or is a trial of labor no longer supported by the data?
Elective repeat cesarean delivery versus trial of labor: a meta-analysis of the literature from 1989 to 1999.