Does a large fetal head circumference predict CD?

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  • Fetal head circumference (FHC) ≥35 cm may help predict the risk for prolonged second stage, instrumental delivery, and cesarean delivery (CD).

Why this matters

  • Accurate prediction of labor dystocia may help reduce complications and avoid inappropriate interventions.
  • A...