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Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD)

Data Item category

Complications of labour

Collections containing the item

Data definitions

WA Perinatal Data Collection: When the fetal head is disproportionately large for the mother's pelvis, sufficient to create problems with delivery.

Additional information

VIC, QLD, SA, TAS and NT (electronic) collect "other complications of labour" as a free text field which may capture CPD.

Related items

Reason for caesarean section - CPD and obstructed labour

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