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can u explain to me why i was given a forceps delivery during my c section ?

  1. profile image44
    nixi.pixiposted 7 years ago

    can u explain to me why i was given a forceps delivery during my c section  ?

    i have a four month old son and he has since birth been very uncofortble he had a forceps delivery during a c section
    noone has listented to me since he was born i have felt there is somethin wrong ! but again and again am ignored!
    now after a accident 2 fractures were found in his skull !!!!! and my son almost died ! i wud like to no the odds on this being for the forceps as wa i am goin throu atm is unbareable !

  2. edwards101 profile image81
    edwards101posted 7 years ago

    Sorry to hear about that. I hope all you are OK now!
    Well... sometimes doctors use the forceps...but only in the last instance, when it is not possible to properly grab and hold the newborn.
    In case the newborn is to small or hides deep in the ribcage.
    The umbilical cord is wrapped around newborn's neck.
    The incision done by doctor was not long enough and it became difficult to properly handle the baby.
    The baby might have been laying transverse!

    Anyway..it is unfortunate that this happened, you should ask you doctor why he did use the forceps, to clear it out!

    Honestly i knew they use forceps for natural birth ONLY.

    Cheer up!

 
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