Quicktime Movie - Birth MRI

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Labor stage 2

  • Birth Presentation - vertex (head or cephalic) in an occipito-anterior (occiput is back of the head) position.
  • Fetal Head - within the pelvis birth canal, and lying between the maternal pubic symphysis (anterior) and the sacrum (posterior).
  • Uterine contractions - push the fetal head into birth canal.
  • Above fetal head - (white region) amniotic sac initially not ruptured, ruptures towards end of movie.
  • Behind fetal neck - (white region) maternal urinary bladder.

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<pubmed>22425409</pubmed>| Am J Obstet Gynecol.