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Will forcep delivery damage my babys brain?

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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Maybe maybe no

Not necessarily and certainly not always, but it is a risk factor. It may be difficlt to differentiate from any damage related to the forceps delivery itself, or the condition or traumatic birth that necessitated this in the first place.

In brief: Maybe maybe no

Not necessarily and certainly not always, but it is a risk factor. It may be difficlt to differentiate from any damage related to the forceps delivery itself, or the condition or traumatic birth that necessitated this in the first place.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Rarely

In skilled hands, forceps delivery is safe and can reduce the chance of birth injury by assisting a difficult birth.
By protecting the baby's head and speeding the birth process, there is a higher risk for birth injuries to the mother.

In brief: Rarely

In skilled hands, forceps delivery is safe and can reduce the chance of birth injury by assisting a difficult birth.
By protecting the baby's head and speeding the birth process, there is a higher risk for birth injuries to the mother.
Dr. Michael Swor
Dr. Michael Swor
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