Recent Examples of birth canal from the Web
The umbilical cord attached to Twin A, the girl they’d named Maia, had slipped out of the uterus and into the birth canal.
The ideal position for a fetus to be in before birth is head down; that makes for the smoothest sailing through the birth canal.
If that occurs, most of the time the cervix will stop dilating and the baby will not descend into the birth canal.
Kim and La’Reina also have some great news for the family: La’Reina won’t need a C section since her placenta worked itself out and her birth canal is cleared and good to go.
In too many cases, however, C-sections happen because the pets in question possess an exaggerated cranial conformation that makes the birth canal a no-go.
Laura Martin welcomed guests and shared the latest research developments, which focus on preventing infections in the birth canal, autism in children, and placental abnormalities and other conditions that cause premature births.
The misshapen heads also affect reproduction, because bulldog puppies cannot fit through their mother's birth canal and must be delivered via cesarean.
Unlike other species, human babies are often too big for the birth canal, leading to dangerous—and possibly fatal—obstructed labor.
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BIRTH CANAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of birth canal for English Language Learners
: the part of a mother's body that a baby passes through when it is born
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