Medical Definition of Shoulder dystocia

Shoulder dystocia: The baby's shoulder becomes wedged behind the mother's pubis, sometimes this happens because the baby is too big to fit through the birth canal.

Dystocia means difficult delivery.

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Reviewed on 12/21/2018