After Birth Crowning
Finally, during birth crowning, your doctor or midwife will be able to establish whether the umbilical cord is wrapped around your infant's neck and if there are any other obstructions. Sometimes your doctor may need to use forceps or another means of assistance to manually deliver your baby if she or he is stuck in the birth canal.
After birth crowning, the rest of your baby's head will emerge, followed by your baby's body. Now, you're almost done: All that's left is for you to deliver the placenta, which is the third and final stage of labor.
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