Expert Witness Case #36

This case concerns a 29-year-old woman who was G2P1 and induced at 41 weeks gestation. She was induced with oxytocin and progressed to 9cm dilation but did not reach full dilatation. During labor she also developed a fever. The baby was in an occiput posterior position. The OB resident and attending made multiple attempts with forceps to rotate the baby that were unsuccessful.

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