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  Powys12  |  0

If the baby is large enough and the pelvis is small enough, the baby will break your pelvis on the way out. That takes months to heal. Alternatively: get a c-section and experience far less pain that breaking your pelvis open to accommodate the baby's head.

  Seeya55  |  31

Sure! Or she could be pushing, and she receives an episiotomy (Or worse, Perineal tear) which has weeks of recovery and sometimes reconstructive surgery. And again, she would then have to be awake through the surgery of the intentional cut/unintentional tear and further surgery to correct it. Or, she could be pushing and have to now have an Emergency Cesarean, with the baby under stress, and the mother under more. She'd have to get knocked out either way for those. Sometimes you don't always get things they way you want them to, but I would most certainly prefer the health of mine and my child's body over seeing my baby immediately. I've had two Cesareans, and the first one was emergency. I'm thankful for having a competent doctor who gave me sound medical advice, as I also have a very narrow pelvis and tried anyways!

By  RichardPencil  |  30

On the bright side, you will always have the excruciating pain of childbirth to guilt-trip the kid for the rest of their life!

“Don’t want to clean your room? Remember that time your big, bulbous head came out of my tiny hoo-hah? No? I do! Now, clean your fucking room!”

By  CassyM  |  6

Yes, a c-section here they knock you out is likely what they will offer you. Very sorry as I am sure that was not in the birth plan. But how he comes isn't as important as you both being okay. Good luck!

  Seeya55  |  31

Narrow pelvis and wide baby head has a higher chance of the doctor giving an episiotomy, or the mother having a perineal tear. Which, she would have to feel on top of the birth. That's the issue!

  Seeya55  |  31

She may not have known that there's a name for both. Epidurals I believe have both substances in it? Pain relief and spinal block. (analgesia and anesthesia)

By  Yudith  |  20

I wish you that the doctors don't decide that general anestesia is too dangerous for the foetus and decide to give you a C-section cold turkey...or worse, a cut to the vajayjay and a pep talk while you scream your head off. Good luck!