Protracted Calving

A protracted course of labor is an unusually slow cervical dilatation or a delayed descent of the child during active labor. The diagnosis is made clinically. Treatment is with oxytocin, operative vaginal delivery or caesarean section. An intensive labor generally begins when the cervix is ??dilated to ? 4 cm. Normally, short of cervical dilatation and descent of the fetal head into the pelvis by at least 1 cm /…

September 3, 2018
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