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Does a forceps delivery contribute to brain injury and what are the symptoms?

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Dr. TRUC DAO
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In brief: Forceps brain injury

Usually would not result in br injury, also count in time duration from full dilation to forceps use.
Difficulty from forcep delivery add up to total trauma + times suffering low oxygenation. Symptoms would not appear till late if just cognitive weakness, if physical trauma-brain bleed sx would be immediate (reflexes + respiration adequacy + tonus of muscles..).

In brief: Forceps brain injury

Usually would not result in br injury, also count in time duration from full dilation to forceps use.
Difficulty from forcep delivery add up to total trauma + times suffering low oxygenation. Symptoms would not appear till late if just cognitive weakness, if physical trauma-brain bleed sx would be immediate (reflexes + respiration adequacy + tonus of muscles..).
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