However, right occiput posterior to right occiput anterior is not a malpresentation.
What does OA stand for?
OA stands for Occiput Anterior (fetal position)
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We have 57 other meanings of OA in our Acronym Attic
- Oregonians for Rationality
- Objects for Systems (trademark of Romet AB; system development method)
- Only for You
- Old Fourth Ward (Atlanta, GA)
- Office 97 Macro Virus
- Oakstone Academy (Ohio)
- Object Adapter
- Objective Area
- Obligational Authority
- Obstacle Avoidance
Samples in periodicals archive:
4% of occiput anterior (OA) babies changed position in late labor.
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.