In this case labor was induced due to the mother’s chronic hypertension. Initially, labor proceeded normally but after some time, the fetus was exposed to subacute hypoxia. With your fetal physiology knowledge about how the fetus responds to hypoxia during labor, could the physiological decision tool “ST Analysis” be of value in your decision-making? Your knowledge together with the overall clinical picture, helps you to make the appropriate interventions. This empowers you to make these decisions neither too early or too late improving the safety for mother and baby.

Patient background

  • 30yrs 
  • BMI 23 
  • Chronic hypertension 
  • IOL 40 weeks 
  • First pregnancy

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