True delivery ends with which of the following stages?
cutting of umbilical cord
Delivery of the newborn
The combined activity of oxytocin and uterine contractions in a loop, results in the baby being pushed out of the uterus through the cervix and vagina. After delivery of the baby another series of contractions separates the placenta from the myometrium and expels it from the vagina. Delivery of the placenta is the third and last stage of parturition.