Vaginal Delivery

  title={Vaginal Delivery},
  author={Kizito Omona},
  journal={Midwifery [Working Title]},
  • Kizito Omona
  • Published 7 February 2020
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Midwifery [Working Title]
Vaginal delivery refers to the birth of offspring in mammals or babies in humans, through the vagina, also known as the “birth canal”. It is the natural method of birth for most mammals excluding those which lay eggs. For women who deliver vaginally, childbirth progresses in three stages: labor, delivery of the baby and delivery of the placenta. There are two types of vaginal delivery: Unassisted vaginal delivery and assisted vaginal delivery. In the later, this assistance can vary from use of… 
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