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Doctor insights on: Delivery Complications Cephalopelvic Disproportion

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I wanted to know is cephalopelvic disproportion genetic?

I wanted to know is cephalopelvic disproportion genetic?

Head is too large...: The easiest way to visualize this is that the head is too large to pass through the birth canal. Cephalo means head and pelvic is the birth canal. ...Read more

Delivery Complications (Definition)

Delivery complications are problems that occur during childbirth, affecting the mother and/or baby. Complications include having difficulty with a natural vaginal birth and having a baby positioned incorrectly before being born, both which may require additional surgical procedures and medication. Further problems may be encountered after delivery such as severe bleeding in the mother and various health ...Read more


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I just found out I have gonorrhea. Could this cause delivery complications or a miscarriage?

I just found out I have gonorrhea. Could this cause delivery complications or a miscarriage?

Yes: It could cause preterm labor so get treated right away. Your partner should be treated. Do not engage in unprotected sexual activity. ...Read more

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What kind of problems are delivery complications?

What kind of problems are delivery complications?

Delivery complicatio: This includes a large area. There are fetal complications and maternal complications. Most of fetal complications relate to trauma and asphyxia. Maternal complications relate to trauma, laceration and bleeding.Sometimes injury to important organs. ...Read more

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What are the delivery comlications with gestational diabetes?

What are the delivery comlications with  gestational diabetes?

C-section, dystocia.: Poorly controlled diabetes mellitus in pregnancy can cause large fetus (macrosomia) and increase the risk of labor dystocia requiring cesarean section, or even shoulder dystocia with severe complications. Large babies can also cause uterine atony and severe postpartum hemorrhage. ...Read more

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No to small clots but still bleeding 9 days after vaginal delivery with no complications. Normal?

No to small clots but still bleeding 9 days after vaginal delivery with no complications. Normal?

Yes: Absolutely normal. The uterus has so much more blood flow to a full-term pregnancy that it can take time to go away completely. People who are very active tend to bleed more and breastfeeding can be a natural way to decrease bleeding after delivery. If you are passing clots or are feeling dizzy or are concerned you are bleeding too much, contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Had vaginal normal delivery with no complications. When can we fly between states to visit family?

Had vaginal normal delivery with no complications. When can we fly between states to visit family?

6 weeks: I usually recommend waiting 4-6 weeks, especially if you are travelling a long distance with a newborn. Also, ask your pediatrician about flying, length of the trip, etc. ...Read more

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2weeks after delivery, can I do activities such as roller coasters , jet skis, ? Or can it cause complications?

2weeks after delivery, can I do activities such as roller coasters , jet skis, ? Or can it cause complications?

May be too early: It is generally advised to avoid too much vigorous physical activity until about 6 weeks after delivery. Wound healing, anemia, fatigue and the need to focus on your new baby are all reasons to wait until your obgyn gives you clearance to return to normal activities. ...Read more

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What are the main complications with delivery of a macrosomic baby?

What are the main complications with delivery of a macrosomic baby?

Lots: Shoulder Dystocia, Clavicular fracture, nerve damage to extremity, persistent low blood sugars, infection ...Read more

Baby Too Large For Mother's Pelvis (Definition)

Cephalopelvic disproportion is a condition where the baby's head or body is too big to fit through the mother's pelvis. This often leads to "failure to progress" in labor, and is a common indication for ...Read more