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Did the doctor use forceps to pull your baby out?

Gosh, that was the strangest feeling. I thought he was going to pull her head off!

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caitxrawks

Asked by caitxrawks at 9:10 AM on Sep. 24, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (6)
  • Nope, no need to.
    Jademom07

    Answer by Jademom07 at 9:12 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • No, but they used the vacuum extractor, and ended up having to break his shoulder bone because he was stuck.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:17 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • Didn't need it for my three children but they had to use it on my mom to get me out. I was too big for her tiny body LOL... She had it rough from the start with me..
    midnightmoma

    Answer by midnightmoma at 10:08 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • No, but they had gotten them out and then thought he was up way too far to try to reach him... I ended up with a C-section instead
    AmiJanell

    Answer by AmiJanell at 10:32 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • No they used the vacuum for my baby. She had a lopsided cone head for like 4 months! Haha I can still feel the bump on her head and she 7months
    BambiF

    Answer by BambiF at 10:49 AM on Sep. 24, 2009

  • yes and he has a long scar on his handsome face to this day...he is 13...
    mamakirs

    Answer by mamakirs at 1:11 PM on Sep. 24, 2009

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