Learning Outcomes

After studying this session, you should be able to:

  • Describe how you would identify a fetus in the vertex presentation and distinguish this from common malpresentations and malpositions.
  • Describe the causes and complications for the fetus and the mother of fetal malpresentation during full term labour.
  • Describe how you would identify a multiple pregnancy and the complications that may arise.
  • Explain when and how you would refer a woman in labour due to abnormal fetal presentation or multiple pregnancy.
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