Amniotomy Sentence Examples
This is an invasive procedure that requires the rupture of membranes (amniotomy) and is associated with occasional complications.
Generally the insertion of a fetal scalp electrode is a safe procedure, but it may occasionally cause umbilical cord prolapse or infection due to early amniotomy.
In an amniotomy your care provider will artificially rupture your membranes.
Try to minimize the need for interventions like an amniotomy (artificially rupturing the bag of waters), continuous fetal monitoring, and internal monitoring.
Your baby's heart rate can be affected by the contractions, his/her movements, and interventions such as narcotics, an epidural, or an amniotomy (rupturing your membranes).Advertisement
Sometimes, women are in labor before the water breaks and a procedure called amniotomy may be performed.