problems that decrease or cut off fetal blood supply, as when the cord has
slipped into the birth canal ahead of the fetus, and the fetus moves into the
birth canal and presses against the cord (cord prolapse).
Other reasons you might need a cesarean
Difficult, slow labor
Labor that has stopped completely (failure to
Cephalopelvic disproportion, a combination of the fetus
having a large head and the mother having a narrow pelvic structure. This
condition is often linked to failure to progress or dystocia.