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dysfunctional labor | Definition of « Cervical dystocia »
Cardinal movements of labor, babies' positions as related to Mamma.
Nursing Care for a Woman During Delivery: Obstetric Nursing
3% become geniuses, and 3% become mentally disabled, the rest pass safely, lucky I belong to the first group
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This image does a good job of showing and explaining some of the stages of labor, namly dilation. When doctors talk about this stage they not only use the word dilation but also effacement. In order to be ready to deliver a woman must be fully dilated and completely effaced. Effacement just means that the walls of the cervix are completely thinned out.