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1.      Barbera, F (2009) A new method to assess fetal head descent in labor with transperineal ultrasound Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2009; 33: 313 – 319. Retrieved from Wiley InterScience ( DOI: 10.1002/uog.6329

2.      Belfort, M. (2007) Operative vaginal delivery: 10 components of success Journal of Family Practice February 2007 · Vol. 19, No. 02 Retrieved from

3.      Bowman, K (2010) Pelvic Floor Party; Kegels are not Invited May 17, 2010 Retrieved from

4. (2011) Preventing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Most recent page update: 2/28/2011 Retrieved from

5.      Crichton, D. (1974) A Reliable Method of Establishing the Level of the Fetal Head in Obstetrics S. A Medical Journal 17 April 1974 pp 784-787

6.      From Beanie to Baby blog. (2011) I’m finally serving the eviction notice. Nov. 28, 2011 Retrieved from

7.      S. Gopalan, Sarala & Jain, Vanita (eds.) (2005) Clinical Obstretics (10Th Online Casino Edn.) Chapter 13, 2005 Retrieved from

8.     Knight D. et al. (1993) A comparison of abdominal and vaginal examinations for diagnosis of engagement of the fetal head. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 1993;33:154–158.

9.          Simkin P. (2010) The fetal occiput posterior position: state of the science and a new perspective. Birth. 2010 Mar; 37(1):61-71.

10.  Simkin, P. and Ancheta, R., (2011) The Labor Progress Handbook: Early Interventions to Prevent and Treat Dystocia, 3rd Edition 2011

11.    Tritten, J. (2000) “Asynclitism”Midwifery Today E-News December 20, 2000, Volume 2, Issue 51           

12.    Tullio Ghi, et al. (2011) Intrapartum sonographic imaging of fetal head asynclitism  Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology DOI: 10.1002/uog.9034. 26 APR 2011

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13.    YEO, L. and ROMERO, R. (2009) Sonographic evaluation in the second stage of labor to improve the assessment of labor progress and its outcome Editorial/Opinion, Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2009; 33: 253 – 258. Retrieved from Wiley InterScience ( DOI:10.1002/uog.6336

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