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ventouse

(vĕn-toos′) [Fr.]
A glass or glass-shaped vessel used in cupping.

ventouse

The suction equipment used for assisting in childbirth. See VACUUM EXTRACTION.
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Forceps will do the same thing but many centres use the ventouse because it's kinder to both mother and baby.
The team found women were 13% less likely to need an epidural, 16% less likely to need an episiotomy (surgical incision to reduce the risk of a tear) and 12% less likely to need a forceps or ventouse delivery if midwives oversaw the birth.
Chapman, a midwife in the UK, and Charles, a midwife and ventouse practitioner who teaches aquanatal classes in the UK, present a guide for students and practicing midwives that contains 24 chapters contributed by UK midwives.
The risk of muscle tearing was slightly lower among those whose birth had been assisted with a ventouse - a suction cup, which fits on the baby's head - than those who did not have an assisted delivery.
A study found that starting periods early increased the risk of delivering with forceps, ventouse or by Caesarean section.
The inquest also heard that the doctor who delivered Millie went against guidelines by pulling more times on the ventouse, a device attached to the baby's head to aid delivery, than he was advised to.
Maternal and child health after assisted vaginal delivery: five-year follow up of a randomised controlled study comparing forceps and ventouse.
The hospital urgently needs#Surgical swabs pounds 25 per box# Scalpel handles pounds 5 each # Scalpel blades pounds 30 per 100 # Ventouse cups used to deliver babies pounds 20 each #Small surgical instrument kits pounds 10 each #Set of theatre instruments for caesarean births pounds 500