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What are some things that could go wrong in labor?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Too many to list

Remember that baby (& the placenta)has been in a somewhat stress free environment & the onset of labor changes the rules quickly.
The stress of labor can reveal a borderline or inadequate placenta. Multiple cord wraps around the neck, true knots, infection, trauma, failure of labor to progress. These & many other issue can require aggressive surgical managemend.

In brief: Too many to list

Remember that baby (& the placenta)has been in a somewhat stress free environment & the onset of labor changes the rules quickly.
The stress of labor can reveal a borderline or inadequate placenta. Multiple cord wraps around the neck, true knots, infection, trauma, failure of labor to progress. These & many other issue can require aggressive surgical managemend.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Baby too big

The most common things that could go 'wrong' are that the baby is too big for your pelvis.
If this happens you would need a c-section.

In brief: Baby too big

The most common things that could go 'wrong' are that the baby is too big for your pelvis.
If this happens you would need a c-section.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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