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.
a metal or plastic cup attached to the baby's head
a tool made of soft pliable plastic
one method of assisted birth. This device has a cup on the end which attaches the babyâ€™s head. Gentle suction is applied to hold the babyâ€™s head in place while the mother pushes to help move the baby through the birth canal. This extractor may be used if the baby needs to be born quickly once crowning begins or if the mother needs help pushing the baby out. Serious risks to mother and baby are low, although the baby may have temporary bruising or swelling on the scalp.
An instrument that attaches to the baby's head and helps guide it out of the birth canal during delivery.