ventouse delivery


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Related to ventouse delivery: forceps delivery, breech delivery, Shoulder dystocia

ventouse delivery

Removal of the fetus from the womb with a vacuum extractor.
See also: delivery
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(%) HIE-1 HIE-2 HIE-3 Normal delivery 72 (48.0) 11 (47.8) 46 (53.5) 15 (36.6) with vertex presentation Normal delivery 31 (20.7) 3 (13.1) 23 (26.7) 5 (12.2) with abnormal presentation (Breech) LSCS 13 (8.7) 8 (34.8) 3 (3.5) 2 (4.9) Forceps/ 34 (22.6) 1 (4.3) 14 (16.3) 19 (46.3) Ventouse delivery P value * HIE-1 P value * HIE-1 P value * HIE-2 Mode of vs HIE-2 vs HIE-3 vs HIE-3 Delivery Normal delivery 0.629 0.379 0.074 with vertex presentation Normal delivery 0.273 0.921 0.064 with abnormal presentation (Breech) LSCS 0.0001 0.005 0.706 Forceps/ 0.256 0.001 0.0007 Ventouse delivery * p value: Chi-square test applied Severe degree of birth asphyxia was mostly seen in forceps/ ventouse delivery (46.3%) and it was statistically significant as 'p' value was < 0.01.
Forceps delivery will be used for obstetric emergency condition such as fetal distress and cord prolapse, or when ventouse delivery is contraindicated such as suspected fetal hemorrhagic disorder or prematurity.
Indications of instrumentation in subjects undergoing forceps delivery were fetal distress (42.3%), maternal exhaustion (28.8%), and prolonged second stage of labor (28.8%); while for ventouse delivery they were fetal distress (37.7%), maternal exhaustion (32.1) and prolonged second stage of labor (30.2).
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.
Her birth trauma may have been contributed to by an attempt at ventouse delivery."
Research has shown that women who plan to give birth at home are less likely to have a Caesarian section, forceps of ventouse delivery, even if they have to be transferred to hospital.
She ended up being a ventouse delivery (a vacuum extractor which attaches by suction to the baby's scalp to help ease the baby from the mother's body).