The Push And The Pull Of A Delivery

Photo by Alex Hockett/ Unsplash

One procedure I was lucky enough to master in the delivery room during my residency was that of the instrumental delivery. This was used for a woman attempting to deliver vaginally if she couldn’t push the baby out because of exhaustion, or when an emergent event occurred, and the baby needed to be delivered right away. A fetal heart monitor indicates fetal distress if the oxygen supply to the baby is being compromised. I…

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Rebecca Levy-Gantt

Rebecca Levy-Gantt

An Ob Gyn physician in Napa California, who has been practicing for 20 years. Also a writer (blogger, memoirist, advisor, humorist). Author of Womb With A View