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Operational Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrical Delivery

This video shows the normal vaginal delivery of a baby.

The free, short version was produced by the US Navy as training for medical personnel in isolated settings. It was included on the Operational Obstetrics & Gynecology CD. It may be freely downloaded.

A longer, more up to date version was produced by the Brookside Associates for civilian training. It runs five minutes and is available for download. The same video but in high-resolution is available on CD or DVD.
Video Runtime 1:26
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Longer Version
Runtime 5:00

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Runtime 5:00
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Operational Obstetrics & Gynecology CD


Watch a 5-minute video showing delivery of a baby

Delivery of a Baby

"With each contraction, the perineum bulges and she loses some amniotic fluid."

"As the head descends through the birth canal, it becomes visible at the vaginal opening."

"After crowning, the head delivers."

"The baby is gently extracted."

"The cord is clamped and cut."

"While examining the perineal laceration, the placenta separates."

"The placenta is delivered with maternal pushing efforts."

"The placenta is inspected for completeness."

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Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
Department of the Navy
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Operational Obstetrics & Gynecology - 2nd Edition
The Health Care of Women in Military Settings
CAPT Michael John Hughey, MC, USNR
January 1, 2000

This web version of Operational Obstetrics & Gynecology is provided by The Brookside Associates Medical Education Division.  It contains original contents from the official US Navy NAVMEDPUB 6300-2C, but has been reformatted for web access and includes advertising and links that were not present in the original version. This web version has not been approved by the Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense. The presence of any advertising on these pages does not constitute an endorsement of that product or service by either the Department of Defense or the Brookside Associates. The Brookside Associates is a private organization, not affiliated with the United States Department of Defense. All material in this version is unclassified.

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