What is Persistent Occiput Posterior, what are the s/s, and how is it managed?
- Most common malpresentation where the fetus does not pass easily
- May lead to lacerations and need of forceps to turn fetus
- Change maternal position to encourage a change in fetal position
- -back pain
- -dysfunctional labor pattern
- -prolonged active phase
- -arrest of dilation or descent