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A 44-year-old member asked:

My baby got a cone head from the vacuum. will she be ok?

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Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Usually OK: Vacuum assisted delivery can cause soft tissue swelling of a newborn's head, which usually resolves in the first few days of life. It is important that a pediatrician check your baby's head soon after delivery.
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