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did anyone have to have a vacuum for their delivery?

i just gave birth to my beautiful daughter Sat. Oct 17th at 1:02am! they had to use a vacuum though and it broke my heart. i wanted to know if anyone else has had this happen and did it cause any complications down the road?

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samantha21385

Asked by samantha21385 at 8:47 AM on Oct. 21, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • They had to use a vacuum to get my son out - no long term consequences. They've been using forceps for years, the vacuum isn't that much different.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 8:57 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • I was forceped and so is my 2 month old it seems were both fine:-)
    masipagwapa

    Answer by masipagwapa at 9:39 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • My sister had to have the vacuum when delivery my niece. It saved my nieces life. She was in ICU for breathing difficulties for 3 days. She's now a happy, healthy, and bright 10 year old.
    ThrivingMom

    Answer by ThrivingMom at 9:43 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

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