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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forceps_in_childbirth

Forceps are a surgical instrument that resembles a pair of tongs and can be used in surgery for grabbing, manoeuvering, or removing various things within or from the body. They can be used to assist the delivery of a baby as an alternative to the ...

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/forceps-delivery/basics/definition/prc-20014741

Jul 8, 2015 ... In a forceps delivery, a health care provider applies forceps — an instrument shaped like a pair of large spoons or salad tongs — to the baby's ...

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/forceps-delivery/basics/risks/prc-20014741

Jul 8, 2015 ... Forceps delivery — Overview covers why it's done, the risks and what you can expect from this procedure sometimes done during childbirth.

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/forceps-delivery/basics/why-its-done/prc-20014741

A forceps delivery might be considered if your labor meets certain criteria — your cervix is fully dilated, your membranes have ruptured and your baby has ...

www.babycentre.co.uk/a546719/assisted-birth-forceps-and-ventouse

Forceps and ventouse are the instruments used for an assisted birth. ... Whether you're in a delivery room or in theatre, your legs will be placed in stirrups or ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/263603-overview

Feb 29, 2016 ... Forceps are instruments designed to aid in the delivery of the fetus by applying traction to the fetal head. Many different types of forceps have ...

medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000509.htm

May 16, 2016 ... Read patient information from MedlinePlus: Assisted delivery with forceps.

www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1253013/Forceps-killed-baby-doctors-using-them.html

Feb 22, 2010 ... For Alexandra died as a result of severe injury to her spinal cord inflicted during a forceps delivery that went wrong - ten hours after her parents ...

www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/labor-and-delivery/procedures-and-interventions/forceps.aspx

Forceps — a device that resembles a long pair of metal spoons or salad tongs — are used to help the baby make his or her descent down the birth canal to be ...