• What You Need To Know About Forceps And Vacuum-Assisted Deliveries

    9 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    My daughter's heart rate was dropping when they wheeled a cart full of oddly shaped metal tools into the delivery room. The baby was too big and no longer tolerating the stress of labor. With each passing contraction, her heart rate dropped further and rebounded less. The urgency of the situation became apparent as medical personnel rushed in and out of the room.
    The baby was struggling and it became clear an emergency C-section may be necessary to deliver the baby safely. The doctor explained that he would like to attempt delivery with forceps before resolving to a cesarean delivery, and...
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