Table 1

Original components of application of the Odon Device for an assisted vaginal birth

ComponentSteps within component
PreparationChecking clinical prerequisites for AVB.
Lubricating the device.
Device applicationRemoving the fastening band.
Applying the device onto a fetal head.
Cuff inflationEnsuring the cuff is fully inflated in the correct position on the fetal head.
Applicator removalRemoving the applicator from the fetal head.
TractionFollowing the J-shaped curve of the pelvis applying traction with contractions.
Removal of deviceDeflating the air cuff as the fetal head is crowning.
  • AVB, assisted vaginal birth.