Cardinal Movements - Baby makes 7 distinct moves while coming down the birth…

We are amazing human beings!:) Cardinal Movements - Baby makes 7 distinct moves while coming down the birth canal. This is why it's important to stay upright and moving during labor.

The bones of the female pelvis and fetal skull revision

OLCreate: Antenatal Care Module: Anatomy of the Female Pelvis and Fetal Skull: Figure The bones of the female pelvis.

Pelvis and fetal skull...Regions and landmarks in the fetal skull facing to the left, as seen from above

Pelvis and fetal skull.Regions and landmarks in the fetal skull facing to the left, as seen from above

Placenta accreta: what is it and why is it becoming more common?

"Why can't we just ban accreta? Do you know what Accreta is? If not, why are OB's NOT telling you!

The pros and cons of the different drugs in labour so you can make an informed choice.

Save this Infographic for a quick reference guide when thinking about medicinal pain relief in labour. What are the pros and cons of the common drugs used for pain relief in labour?

Important and helpful to understand the hormones of labour #birthmatters

Hormones of labor. Goal: reduce adrenaline production, increase oxytocin production for shorter labour.

Height of fundus at comparable gestational dates: An assessment skill that's essential for all OB nurses and midwifes. The height of the fundus at comparable gestational dates varies greatly from patient to patient. Those shown are most common. Convenient rule of thumb is that at five months gestation, the fundus is usually at or slightly above umbilicus. Image source: Hytten F, Chamberlain G: Clinical Physiology in Obstetrics. Boston, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1980.

Feeling uterus question

Height of fundus at comparable gestational dates: Image source: Hytten F, Chamberlain G: Clinical Physiology in Obstetrics.

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