Birth asphyxia is a serious medical condition that can occur when a baby's breathing is interrupted during or after birth. Sometimes, it can result in death.
Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is a life-threatening condition that can occur in newborns. It can occur when a newborn inhales meconium (dark green feces).
Obstructed labor is one where despite good uterine contractions, the progressive descent of the presenting part is arrested due to mechanical obstruction.
Episiotomy is a surgical procedure that is used to enlarge the vaginal opening during childbirth. This can help ease the baby's passage out of the birth canal.
Cord prolapse is a condition occurs when the umbilical cord drops down into the birth canal before the baby is born. This can happen during labor or delivery.
4 stages of labour- Stage 1: Full dilatation of the cervix (10 cm). Stage 2: Delivery of the baby. Stage 3: Expulsion of the placenta. Stage 4: Observation.
Normal labour is spontaneous in onset without undue prolongation and terminates naturally; abnormal labour progresses slowly affecting health of mother and baby.