Shoulder Dystocia – Do You Have a Case?

Part 2 Shoulder dystocia occurs when there is a mechanical obstruction of the anterior fetal shoulder during the birthing process after the head is delivered. The basis of any litigation related to shoulder dystocia is – 1) Did they identify risk factors, and 2) Did they respond appropriately? In Part 1 of this series, we [...]

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Shoulder Dystocia – Do You Have a Case? Part 1

There is no singularly agreed upon definition of shoulder dystocia, but it is generally defined as, after delivery of the fetal head, additional obstetric maneuvers beyond gentle guidance needed to enable delivery of the fetal shoulder.[1] Shoulder dystocia occurs when there is a mechanical obstruction of the anterior fetal shoulder during the birthing process after the [...]

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