Complications During Labor and Delivery Directory

Labor and delivery complications can be terrifying. But doctors are trained to handle any emergency. Some common complications include preterm labor, prolonged labor, abnormal presentation (baby facing the wrong way), umbilical cord problems, preeclampsia, and more. Sometimes in an emergency, the doctor will perform an emergency C-section to help prevent any damage to the baby. You should discuss any concerns you have with your doctor. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how labor and delivery complications are handled, what to expect, how to prepare, and much more.

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