Fetal Distress

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when the fetus is not receiving enough oxygen during pregnancy or labor.


  • -Breathing problems.
  • -Abnormal position and presentation of the fetus.
  • -Multiple births.
  • -Shoulder dystocia.
  • -Umbilical cord prolapse.
  • -Nuchal cord.
  • -Placental abruption.
  • -Premature closure of the fetal ductus arteriosus.

risks involved

-Intrauterine growth restriction

-Hydramnios or oligohydramnios

-Preeclampsia or eclampsia

-Gestational diabetes

-Multiple pregnancy

treatment options

delivering the baby immediately
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