Normal Labor and Birth Kim Ploch, mn, cnm, arnp



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Normal Labor and Birth

Kim Ploch, MN, CNM, ARNP

Critical Factors of Labor

Labor progress is dependent on the relationship of four factors:

  • Passage

  • Passenger

  • Powers

  • Psyche

The Passage

True pelvis: the bony canal through which the fetus must pass

Pelvic Types

The Passage

  • Inlet

  • Midpelvis

  • Outlet

Pelvic Types

The Passenger (the baby)

The Fetal Head

“Molds” during birth to assist passage

Anterior: diamond-shaped, 2 x 3 cm, closes @ 18 months




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