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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
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Hoffman, "Forceps delivery," Best Practice & Research Clinical Obstetrics & Gynaecology, vol.
Among normal tracing, 22 cases were delivered by labour natural and 5 delivered by forceps delivery. Among suspicious tracing 7 cases were delivered by caesarean section.
Results: The subjects undergoing forceps delivery had a significantly higher Apgar score (8.36+-1.27) at 1 minute in comparison to those subjected to vacuum delivery (7.53+-1.56).
Yang and hospital staff members were in a nearby labor and delivery room attempting a forceps delivery of Samantha.
Now, he has volumes of support to decrease the fear that exercise will cause harm and assures women they will "feel better, perform better and their babies will be stronger physiologically and perhaps better developed neurologically." In an age of overly-medicalized pregnancies, this book gives you the real low-down--pregnant women who exercise are 50 percent less likely to need labor induced with pitocin and 75 percent less likely to need a C-section or forceps delivery. Plus, their labors are one-third shorter.
The 2 treatment groups did not differ significantly except that the ibuprofen group contained more women who had had forceps delivery.
During labor and delivery, she stands a good chance of getting intravenous infusions, injections of medications that facilitate labor and reduce pain, continuous electrode monitoring of her unborn child and, perhaps, a forceps delivery or a cesarean section.
The mother chose a vaginal forceps delivery. During the procedure, the mother experienced a 3rd-degree perineal laceration and a few minor lacerations, which were repaired.