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Mechanism of labor
The mechanism of labor is defined as a position movement carried out by the fetus to adjust to the mother's pelvis. The main movements of the mechanism of labor are engagement, head loss, flexion, internal rotation (inner rotation), extension, expulsion, external rotation (outer rotation). In short, the mechanism of labor is successive fetal movements to adjust to the birth canal.


The fetus has been continuously decreasing in the birth canal since the third trimester of pregnancy. This process includes the entry of the largest part of the fetal head into the upper pelvic floor which in primigravida. This usually occurs at 36 weeks of gestation and in 38 weeks of multigravida. The entry of the head into the upper pelvic floor usually with sagittal sutures across the back (Example: if the left back palpation is obtained, the sagittal suture will be felt cross left or 3 o'clock position or vice versa if the right-back is sagittal suture to the right or position 9 o'clock and at that moment the lightly flexed head.

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