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Shoulder Dystocia-An Obstetrical Emergency

There are very few obstetrical emergencies as dangerous as shoulder dystocia. What is it? It’s when the baby’s shoulder is stuck within the birth canal and is preventing the baby from being delivered. This is life threatening. Obstetricians need to know different maneuvers to help get the baby out in a timely fashion. One maneuver is called a "Woods" maneuver. Another is...watch the video to learn more.