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What does OA stand for?

OA stands for Occiput Anterior (fetal position)


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In her retrospective study, vacuum delivery from the OP position was four times more likely to result in a sphincter-injuring third- or fourth-degree tear than vacuum delivery from the occiput anterior (OA) position.
The first is the known requirement for increased traction necessary for delivery of occiput posterior as opposed to occiput anterior.