In this stage the baby is born.</li></li></ul><li>Placental Stage<br /><ul><li>The uterus continues to contract.
The uterus expels the placenta through the vagina.
The placenta is usually delivered </li></ul> 5 – 10 minutes after the baby is born.<br />
Gynecologist <br /><ul><li>A physician that specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions of the female reproductive system.
The word gynecology comes from the Greek word “gynaika”- means woman.
Most gynecologist are also obstetricians– physicians who specialize in treatment ofwomen during pregnancy and childbirth.</li></li></ul><li>Uterus<br /><ul><li> Hollow, pear shaped organ that contains a thick muscular wall, a mucous membrane and rich supply of blood.
Cervix – the lower portion, which opens into the vagina.</li></li></ul><li>Uterus<br /><ul><li>Endometrium – the inner layer of the uterus, contains rich blood supply, provides protection for the developing baby.
Myometrium – contractions of the thick muscular walls of the uterus, assist in baby’s entering the birth canal during delivery.</li></li></ul><li>Work Cited<br /><ul><li>Medical Terminology – A Living Language