Normal Labor

  • Paul Lyons
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


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    Labor is defined as uterine contractions resulting in progressive cervical change.

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    Assessment of labor begins with confirmation of gestational age.



Cervical Dilation Fetal Head Ischial Spine Birth Canal Posterior Shoulder 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Lyons
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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