- October 14, 2017 at 17:41 #3660
Continuous use of the vacuum and forceps persists to be linked with greater rates of the neonatal complication and cannot routinely be practiced. An operative vaginal delivery continues to be, and really should remain, a fundamental part of the obstetrical care. Although the process is effective and safe, risks do exist. Generally, a bit higher risk for maternal trauma is linked with forceps use, whereas newborn trauma is a bit higher with vacuum.
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