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Normal labour (process of childbirth), Pics included

Posted May 11 2011 7:56am
Have you ever wondered about the process of childbirth ? Actually it is complex, that's why i decided to bring it in pics.

Note: the following pics are from William's Gynecology, 23rd edition

Head floating (before engagement):

Engagement of the head:

Internal rotation and descent:

Complete rotation and beginning extension of the head:

Complete extension:

Restitution (external rotation):

Delivery of the anterior shoulder:

Delivery of the posterior shoulder:

I hope these images were helpful to you in illustrating the details of labor.

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