The 7 Cardinal Movements of Labor

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Cardinal Movements of Labor Mnemonic: EDFIEEE

Every Darn Fetus Is Extremely Eager to Exit

  • E: Every = Engagement
  • D: Darn = Descent
  • F: Fetus = Flexion
  • I: Is = Internal rotation
  • E: Extremely = Extension
  • E: Eager to = External rotation
  • E: Exit = Expulsion
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