ventouse delivery


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ventouse delivery

Removal of the fetus from the womb with a vacuum extractor.
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From the year 2011 to June 2014, there was no significant difference in the incidence of OASIS in both nulliparous and multiparous women having forceps delivery and ventouse delivery.
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.
Objective: To evaluate neonatal outcome in terms of Apgar score after forceps and ventouse delivery in pregnant ladies indicated to have instrumental deliveries.
Michelle recalls: "It was a ventouse delivery - a ventouse is a plastic cup that is attached to the baby's head by suction - and she had a bit of a bruise on her head.