Definitions for "Vacuum extractor"
Keywords:  suction, cup, baby, canal, extractor
A device that is used to aid in delivery by means of a vacuum to gain traction on the head of the fetus.
A soft plastic suction cup that is attached to the baby's head to help guide the baby out of the birth canal.
An instrument which aids in the delivery of a baby. A suction cup is placed on the baby's head and the vacuum is turned on drawing the baby's head into the cup. The baby is then gently pulled through the vagina during contractions.