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Labour and Delivery Care

Labour and Delivery Care

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Assessing the station (descent) of the fetal head by vaginal examination, relative to the ischial spines in the mother’s pelvic brim.
Figure 4.3  Assessing the station (descent) of the fetal head by vaginal examination, relative to the ischial spines in the mother’s pelvic brim. (Source: WHO, 2008, Midwifery Education Module: Managing Prolonged and Obstructed Labour, Figure 7.28, page 132)

 4.5  Descent of the fetal head