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1

what hormone helps relax ligaments and destabilize the pelvis

relaxin

2

aka born upside down or sunny side up

Occiput Posterior

3

Haveing these may cause your baby to be born what way ?
Pendulous abdomen
small pelvic size
flat sacrum
anterior wall placenta

Occiput Posterior

4

pressure of the fetal head may cause significan't back pain
especially is there is an SI subluxation
fetal head presses on sacrum, putting pressure on sacral plexus

Back labor

5

what type of chair in their last trimester should pregnant women avoid

recliners

6

OP may cause what to the fetal head because of the stress

Cone Head
Caput Succedaneum

7

why no recliners

we want baby to go forward, don't put lets above body. gravity will bring the baby back and you will end up with a posterior labor.

8

These are risk factors for what presentation:
Lax uterus
flat pelvis
multiple fetuses
anencephaly
neck spasm ( fetus

Face presentation

9

what presentation has this involved
extreme extension of the vercial spine,
SCM is stretched
anterior neck musculature is affected

Face presentation

10

what presentation could result in significant compress on C spine
subluxation of C spine and or upper T spine

Brow presentation

11

what type of presentation:
flat platypelloid pelvis.

parietal presentation

12

head is forced into extreeme lateral flexion
parietal bone is pushed against pubic bone or sacrum ( cephalohematoma)
traction and or compression of brachial plexus

Asynclitic

13

what type of injury from parietal presentation

brachial plexus

14

what presentation is seen more commonly with pitocin and epidurals

parietal presentation

15

arm alongside of head ( most common)

Nuchal arm

16

This presentation is rare and often converts to a more stable presentation

shoulder presentation

17

what type of assisted delivery may result in trauma, depression fractures , birth marks, iatrogenic torticollis, brachial plexus damage, or subluxation in a newborn

Forceps delivery

18

swelling under the scalp that contributes to a cone head

Caput Succedaneum

19

what does the infant not experience with a C-Section

proper head molding
expulsion of the contents of the lungs