UC - uterine contractions

FHT - fetal heart tone

FHR - fetal heart rate

PIH - pregnancy induced hypertension

GDM - gestational diabetes mellitus

LDR - labor/delivery recovery room

C/S - c-section

AMA - against medical advise

TOCO - TOCO contraction monitor

IUPC - internal uterine pressure catheter

EFM vs IFM - external fetal monitoring vs internal fetal monitoring

IUFD - intrauterine fetal demise



NSVD - normal spontaneous vaginal delivery



IUGR - intrauterine growth retardation

EDC - estimated date of confinement (delivery date)

GA - gestational age

ROM - rupture of membrane

EBL - estimated blood loss

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