Medical Interventions

Every delivery is different, and some women need extra help. It's good to know ahead of time about the medical interventions that may be offered to you, and how they may assist your labor.

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Labor Induction

Your doctor may encourage labor induction if he thinks your health or your baby's health is at risk.

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Episiotomies

If your baby is too large or in distress, your doctor may use this method to help aid her delivery.

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Options for Assisted Birth

If you are having an especially difficult time pushing your baby out, your doctor may suggest these assistive procedures.

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Natural Childbirth

Some women don't want any medical intervention during birth. Is natural childbirth for you?

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