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Old 03-20-2012, 09:10 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by z2akids
I am glad to read that both you and baby were fine. Prolonged second stage is associated with adverse maternal and fetal outcomes and you and your baby are absolutely fortunate that a 10 hour second stage with shoulder dystocia did not have any adverse effect.

Honestly, I am truly surprised that your midwife allowed you to continue from home for that long.
Exactly this.

Your midwife put you and your baby in grave danger.

I am glad it all worked out. I would seek medical care from an OB if you decide to have another baby.
I'm so tired of hearing about how important a birth is. It is absolutely nothing more than an obstacle between a family and a baby.
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