Post-term pregnancy, also known as postmaturity is a pregnancy continuing beyond two weeks of the expected date of delivery (>294 days or 42 weeks).
Puerperal sepsis is an infection of the genital tract which occurs as a complication of delivery caused by bacteria that enter the uterus during delivery.
Premature rupture of membranes occur when your water breaks before 37 weeks of pregnancy caused by natural membrane weakening or by the power of contractions.
Induction of labor is the medical process of stimulating uterine contractions to start labor when a woman is overdue or her health is at risk.
Bones of the vault of fetal skull include 1 occipital bone, 2 parietal bones, 2 frontal bones and 2 temporal bones which are united by non-ossified membranes.
Uterine prolapse is an abnormal position of the uterus in which the uterus descent downwards and protrudes into or out of vagina due to weakened pelvic muscles.
Uterine inversion is an extremely rare but life-threatening complication during childbirth in which the uterus is turned inside out partially or completely.
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.