Volume 2011, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


The “all fours” maneuver for managing shoulder dystocia appears to be a rapid, safe and effective technique in women in labor with this problem. We report a case of shoulder dystocia managed successfully with complete vaginal delivery and no injury to mother and newborn after using the “all fours” maneuver. A brief literature review includes descriptions of other maneuvers for the problem of shoulder dystocia.


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  • Article Type: Case Report
Keyword(s): all-fours Maneuvermanagement and Shoulder dystocia
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