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Procedures Employed in Labour & Birth

Below is a list of the common techniques and procedures used in either normal labour and birth or where there is a birth complication . This is by no means a comprehensive list but is meant to give you an idea of the main techniques employed during this period.

Intravenous Fluids Monitoring Heart Rate Amnion Tests
Rotation and Extraction of the Baby Stress test/Non-Stress Tests Foetal Movement Counting
Induction and Augmentation of Labour Pain Relief Biophysical Profile
Foetal scalp blood examination Ultrasound Hormone Tests

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