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Is an estimated baby weight over 9 lbs a bad thing?

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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly....

Large babies can cause difficulties at vaginal delivery, the frequency of which depend on many factors, especially your personal history.
If your provider has mentioned this fact, you may be being prepared for the possibility of a c-section delivery.

In brief: Possibly....

Large babies can cause difficulties at vaginal delivery, the frequency of which depend on many factors, especially your personal history.
If your provider has mentioned this fact, you may be being prepared for the possibility of a c-section delivery.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Just means it is going to be a big baby.

In brief: No

Just means it is going to be a big baby.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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