Definition of ventouse in English:
A cup-shaped suction device applied to the baby’s head in childbirth, to assist the birth: [as modifier]: ventouse extraction
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- The pregnancy was uneventful, but the baby was delivered by ventouse extraction owing to fetal tachycardia.
- A newborn boy delivered at full term by ventouse extraction had a widespread petechial rash and a cephalhaematoma.
- I can't remember exactly what she said after that, but the gist was that they were going to try and extract the baby using a ventouse.
Definition of ventouse in:
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