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Intrapartum events assessed include antenatal transfer to a tertiary hospital, presentation at delivery, onset of labor (spontaneous or induced), type of analgesia, location of delivery (labor and delivery or the attached family birthing center), length of the first stage of labor (latent labor >20 hours in nulliparous patients and >14 hours in parous women, dilation of <1.
The duration of the first stage of labor was 11 hours and 20 minutes, the second stage lasted 3 hours and 8 minutes, and the third stage lasted 6 minutes.
Craig concluded that the patient had merely undergone a "bloody show," which is the first stage of labor involving the vaginal discharge of the mucous plug.
We now recognize that pushing during the First Stage of labor (dilation to 10 cm.
In the largest study of its kind, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas scientists have concluded that walking during the first stage of labor is neither harmful nor beneficial to the mother or baby.
The first stage of labor is prolonged by about 2 hours in obese women.
Intrapartum events assessed included maternal transfer, presentation at delivery, onset of labor (spontaneous or induced), type of analgesia, location of delivery (labor and delivery at the hospital or the attached family birthing center), the length of the first stage of labor (prolonged latent phase labor > 20 hours in nulligravida and > 14 hours in multigravida, prolonged active phase labor of < 1.