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What is the damage from having a big baby natural?
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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Damage vs risk
I suppose you mean natural, like my great grandmother; at home no meds, with a midwife.
If baby was too big& got hung up during delivery, mom & baby often died. I have seen a mom deliver a 11&1/2 lb baby vaginal with the assistance of the ob, an episiotomy & lots of help.Plan for the worst (fetal distress) but hope for the best, you should come out somewhere in between.

In brief: Damage vs risk
I suppose you mean natural, like my great grandmother; at home no meds, with a midwife.
If baby was too big& got hung up during delivery, mom & baby often died. I have seen a mom deliver a 11&1/2 lb baby vaginal with the assistance of the ob, an episiotomy & lots of help.Plan for the worst (fetal distress) but hope for the best, you should come out somewhere in between.
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