vaginal delivery


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vaginal delivery

birth of a fetus through the vagina.

vaginal delivery

Expulsion of a child, placenta, and membranes through the birth canal.
See also: delivery
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Urinary incontinence after vaginal delivery or cesarean section.
This significantly limits the reliability of judgments regarding whether an outcome measure favors either cesarean delivery on maternal request or planned vaginal delivery.
Those who had a vaginal delivery using either ventouse or forceps were less likely to say they had difficulty becoming pregnant again.
The increase in C-sections is driven at least in part by a recommendation the college made in 2000 regarding vaginal delivery after Caesarean, or VBAC.
Fountain Valley Regional Medical Center, Fountain Valley - Adult Pneumonia, Bariatric Surgery, Caesarean Section*, Colon Surgery, Gastric Bypass, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Stroke, Total Hip Replacement*, Total Abdominal Hysterectomy and Vaginal Delivery
2 million women hospitalized for a vaginal delivery from 2006-2012, a total of 325,193 had an episiotomy.
For breech births, however, the failure rate of vaginal delivery was high and planned caesarean delivery was associated with significantly lower neonatal mortality.
Women who decide to deliver vaginally are not asked to sign a similar form, possibly because consent is procedure specific and a vaginal delivery is not seen as a procedure.
This is distinct from emergency C-section or C-section performed after attempted vaginal delivery.
Vaginal delivery is not associated with urinary incontinence in post-menopausal women, contrary to what many believe.
Conclusions: Identification of risk factors for PPH after a vaginal delivery may afford prophylactic treatment of such women with reduction of morbidity.
In other respects that could be related to postpartum mental and sexual health, women with depression were statistically indistinguishable from those without: In each group, 50-60% were younger than 30 and were married; about half had had an unassisted vaginal delivery, and one-quarter a cesarean.