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Maternal Care: 8B. Vaginal examination in labour examing vagina


A pelvic examination is the physical examination of the external and internal female pelvic During the pelvic exam the vaginal wall is assessed for rugae, texture and weak spots. In addition to a thorough pelvic exam, other tests may ordered.

If you do regular breast self-exams, consider doing a vaginal Then examine the parts of the vulva: the clitoris, and the outer and inner labia.

A vaginal examination in labour is a sterile procedure if the membranes have ruptured or are going to be ruptured during the examination. Therefore, a sterile.