delivery

(redirected from forceps delivery)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to forceps delivery: vacuum delivery

delivery

1. Sport
a. the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
b. the ball so delivered
2. Law an actual or symbolic handing over of property, a deed, etc.
3. Engineering the discharge rate of a compressor or pump
4. (in South Africa) the supply of basic services to communities deprived under apartheid
References in periodicals archive ?
Identified risk factors for postpartum hemorrhage were Asian race, maternal blood disorders, prior postpartum hemorrhage, history of retained placenta, multiple pregnancy, antepartum hemorrhage, genital tract lacerations, macrosomia (>4 kg), labor induction, chorioamnionitis, intrapartum hemorrhage, still birth, compound fetal presentation, epidural anesthesia, prolonged first/second stage of labor, and forceps delivery after a failed vacuum.
After the third unsuccessful forceps delivery Megan's heart rate rose to 200 beats per minute which was the fastest Mrs Bradley had seen in a baby.
Sam Hamilton-Liller died on March 20 of this year hours after he was born by Caesarean section at Newcastle's RVI when a forceps delivery was abandoned.
Her trademark half-wink-half- lopsided grin has always made her look like Sly Stallone after a particularly traumatic forceps delivery.
Male babies had a 71 per cent chance of being born free of any complications such as Caesarean section or forceps delivery, compared with 76 per cent for girls.
These complications are things like breech birth, forceps delivery, bleeding.
The child, named only as Daniel, was born by emergency C-section after an attempted forceps delivery at Holles Street hospital.
Despite Osian being back to back and as a result me having to have an epidural and a forceps delivery, the birth didn't bother me at all.
A forceps delivery had been decided on after the baby was discovered to be lying in an abnormal sideways position in the womb.
Nicola, a senior researcher, said: "It was a bit of a long labour and in the end it had to be a forceps delivery.
The Hollywood star's mother, Carol McGregor, had complications during his birth 29 years ago and a qualified consultant had to intervene to perform a forceps delivery.
When this patient's cervix had a "lip," I heard the residents planning to do a forceps delivery on her, for practice, since she had a good epidural.