birth canal


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a passage in the uterus and vagina through which a fetus passes during vaginal birth

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Intermittent doses are administered early in the laboring process to hopefully ensure that the patient gets pain relief before having to push the fetus out of the birth canal.
Braedon suffered nerve injuries to his right arm when a doctor pulled him from the birth canal after his shoulder had become stuck behind his mother's pubic bone during a vaginal delivery, according to court records.
And as baby Platt enters the world, below, typically looking like she's been through a car wash rather than a birth canal, Grandma Gail's face will be the first thing she sees.
And as baby Platt enters the world, typically looking like she's been through a car wash rather than a birth canal, Grandma Gail's face will be the first thing she sees.
The results showed that those delivered by Caesarean section, and who therefore did not pass down the mother's birth canal, lacked one of the major groups of gut bacteria, the Bacteroidetes, or acquired it late when compared with babies born vaginally.
Awarding the star to somebody who hasn't been born yet might seem strange, but hopefully it might relieve some of the pressure already mounting on Ella/Eva's tiny shoulders which still have to make it down the birth canal, by the way.
THE last thing I expected to stumble upon while exploring County Wicklow's countryside was a walkthrough birth canal (to put it politely).
Obstetric fistula, a hole in the birth canal usually caused by prolonged obstructed labour, is largely avoidable by delaying the age of first pregnancy, stopping harmful traditional practices, and granting timely access to obstetric care.
This hypothesis, known as the "obstrepic dilemma," proposed that the evolution of bipedalism in humans had restricted the size of a woman's pelvis and birth canal, meaning that a big-brained human baby had to exit the womb at a less developed stage than other primates.
Obstetric fistulas, a serious women's condition where a hole develops in the birth canal, most commonly occurs from complications associated with childbirth, especially during prolonged labor when blood flow is cut off to the tissue surrounding the birth canal walls.
Historically, Rotorua women used ngawha or heat over the birth canal during labour.
The scare is thought to have been caused by a pre-existing condition called placenta previa - a low lying placenta that blocks the birth canal and can lead to severe bleeding.
Previous studies suggest that, in term or preterm labor, white blood cells influx into the cervix and release enzymes that break down tissue support and remodel the cervix, allowing a baby to pass through the birth canal.
Previous studies had suggested that in term and preterm labor, white blood cells flow into the cervix and release enzymes that break down tissue support and remodel the cervix, allowing a baby to pass through the birth canal.
Jones manually attempted to rotate Johnny's shoulders inside the birth canal.