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What is the Significant Pelvic Diameters?

relevant to the passage of the fetal head through the pelvis

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diagonal conjugate

diameter from apex of the pubic arch to sacral promontory 12.5 cm

3

what is the pubic symphysis

the joints that keep the 2 bones of the pelvis together

4

Ischial Tuberosity

sitz bones - the sitting bones - marks the lateral boundary of the pelvic outlet

5

Gynecoid Pelvis

most common, 90 degree pubic arch, fetal head engages in transverse or OA

6

Platypelloid Pelvis

not common at all; very wide pubic arch > 90 degrees; not good for vagina birth

7

Anthropoid Pelvis

inlet is oval; wedge shape - difficult vaginal birth. Ischial spine usually prominent

8

Android Pelvis

pubic arch 80 degress; ischial spine are prominent; labor engage in transverse w/failure of rotation

9

Midpelvis

is the bulk of the pelvic structure; baby has to descent & rotate to be born

10

Pelvis Axis

axis of birth passage passes thru center of plane

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Curve of Carus

is the path of baby's presenting part