• Vacuum Extractor

    A vacuum extraction — also called vacuum-assisted delivery — is a procedure sometimes done during the course of vaginal childbirth. During a vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery, a health care provider applies the vacuum — a soft […]

  • Vernix

    A white, waxy substance that covers the fetus in the uterus. Vernix caseosa, also known as vernix or birthing custard, is the waxy white substance found coating the skin of newborn human babies. It is […]