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How do you diagnose prolonged labour?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Comparing to control

Comparison of the duration of labor to historical controls can inform the decision to call it prolonged or not.
Keep in mind that the more obese modern society has been found to have longer labors in general, compared to women from 30-50 years ago, .

In brief: Comparing to control

Comparison of the duration of labor to historical controls can inform the decision to call it prolonged or not.
Keep in mind that the more obese modern society has been found to have longer labors in general, compared to women from 30-50 years ago, .
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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