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Types of Delivery

Episiotomy
Assisted delivery
Induction
Complication in delivery
Forceps Delivery
Vacuum Extraction
Breech Assisted Delivery
Cesarean Section
 

types of delivery

 
Episiotomy

This small cut widens the vaginal opening and prevents a tear. To avoid an episiotomy, learn how to relax your pelvic floor muscles. Mostly first pregnancies need episiotomy.

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Assisted delivery

Sometimes the baby has to be helped out with forceps or by vacuum suction. Forceps are used only when the cervix is fully dilated, and the baby's head has engaged, although suction may be used occasionally before full dilation if labor is prolonged (Ventouse delivery).

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Induction

If you are induced (labor has to be started artificially) some of the methods may be used to speed up labor if it is going slowly.

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Complication in delivery

It is sometimes possible to anticipate a complication in delivery, when the baby is stubbornly breech or if there have been problems in pregnancy leading to a planned cesarean section.

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Forceps Delivery

The two most common reasons for forceps delivery are the failure of progress in the second stage, often because the uterus is not contracting sufficiently strongly, and the baby becoming short of oxygen (fetal distress).

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Vacuum Extraction

This is used as an alternative to forceps. A suction cup is applied to the baby's head so that the doctor can pull while you push. It does no harm to the baby.

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Breech Assisted Delivery

This is when the bottom end of the baby is coming first. As it is more likely that a baby presenting bottom first will be delivery by cesarean, the doctor will usually have tried to turn the baby's head first by pressing on the abdomen, this is usually done about the 36th week of pregnancy.

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Cesarean Section

There are many reasons for having a cesarean, which is performed for the safety either of the mother or of the baby.

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