Case 106


A 22-year-old primigravida at 39 weeks of gestation (confirmed by a prior ultrasound study) was admitted to a maternity unit with regular and painful contractions without leakage of amniotic fluid. She had been provided appropriate prenatal care, without any complications reported. On admission, her vital signs were stable and, in 10 minutes, two uterine contractions were felt. One of them was strong and the other was moderate in intensity and lasted 25 seconds. Fetal heart rate was 130bpm. Information regarding the parturient and the labor process were recorded on the partogram here presented.

Taking into account the labor progression recorded on the partogram, we are able to assume that there was:

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