Is the relationship between the long axis of the fetus to the long axis of the mother.Continue reading “Fetal Lie”
“The baby has dropped”
The pelvis protects the reproductive organs, and is the bony passage through which the baby must pass in order to be born.Continue reading “The pelvis “a basin-like cavity””
Jean Sutton and the Rhombus of Michaelis
A kite-shaped area of the lower back which plays a key role in physiological birth.Continue reading “Bringing the baby down”
The foreskin in newborns is rarely able to be retracted.
By age 3: the foreskin can be retracted on 80 to 90%.
Developed during the 1950’s by Dr. Virginia Apgar to predict survival of the neonate. In which, transition to extrauterine life and the need for resuscitation is evaluated .Continue reading “The Apgar Score with printable sheet”