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Delivery vertex

Delivery, vertex

in a vertex delivery, the top of the baby's head comes first. The vertex here refers to the top of the head The word vertex in latin means a whirlpool, whirlwind, top of the mountain, or the top of the head. Why top of the head ? Because the hairs on the top of the head often form a whorl, a whirl-like pattern.


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