When are “side cutting” and “production forceps” used? What are the effects on the baby? The difference is very different

When are “side cutting” and “production forceps” used? What are the effects on the baby? The difference is quite different.

Those who choose to have a normal childbirth may experience lateral cuts, forceps, or both. 

I believe that many pregnant mothers don’t know when they will use “sidecutting” and “birth forceps”, because pregnant mothers have not seriously understood these relatively professional issues during pregnancy. 

About “side cut “

1. When do you need to cut sideways? 

1) When encountering unfavorable conditions

If pregnant mothers experience some unsatisfactory conditions during delivery, including the birth canal is small, the fetus is larger, and the fetus may have intrauterine Distress, etc., then the doctor will usually perform a lateral cut on the parturient to reduce the impact of pressure in the birth canal on the fetus. 

2) When the forceps are needed

In some cases, if you want to use the forceps effectively, you can only cut the vaginal opening sideways, and then the forceps will be more convenient to use. So as not to cause damage to the vaginal opening, or cause harm to the fetus. 

3) In order to protect the parturient

After the evaluation by the midwife, it is believed that the continued forced delivery may cause the perineum of the parturient to tear, which will affect the pelvic floor muscles, or cause the parturient to suffer from urinary incontinence and fecal incontinence after delivery. , Then it will cut sideways in time to minimize the risk. 

2. What is the process of side cutting? 

When the doctor sees that the fetal head is about to be exposed, he will judge whether the fetal head can pass through the vaginal opening smoothly, and balance the pros and cons, and analyze the results of forced labor, compared with side cutting In other words, whichever is more harmful, choose the less harmful one in the end. 

After the decision is made, the doctor will tell the puerpera first to let the puerpera not worry, let alone other psychological pressure. Then use the perineal incision scissors to cut the vagina. This process will not take a long time. With the cooperation of the nurse, the vagina is cut, and the cutting is instantaneous. Many pregnant women have no feeling at all. The length is selected according to the situation. 2~5 Centimeters or so. 

3. Will it hurt during side cutting? 

We have mentioned this point above, and many pregnant women don’t know it after the side cut. In fact, this is mainly because the lateral incision mainly occurs at the peak of the normal delivery, when the pain of childbirth can completely cover the lateral incision. 

There is another reason that doctors will use local anesthesia, so there is no need to worry about pain. 

About “Production forceps “

The forceps is a medical device used to assist the parturient in giving birth. It can effectively shorten the second stage of labor for the parturient and help to end the delivery early. 

1. When do you use forceps? 

If the parturient has a situation that is not suitable to use vigorously, such as scarred uterus, pregnancy complications (hypertension, heart disease), placental abruption, etc., forceps can be used to act. 

In addition, if the parturient is too tired during childbirth, the uterine contraction is weak, or the fetus is huge, the fetal position is improper, etc., you can also try to use forceps to assist. 

If the pelvis of the parturient woman is narrow, or the head is asymmetry, then forceps should not be used, otherwise it will cause greater damage. 

2. How does the mother feel when using it? 

Pregnant mothers definitely want to know what it feels like when using forceps and will it be painful? In fact, the pain is negligible, because most of them are used during the peak period of normal labor, the pain will be covered, but a foreign body sensation will be felt. 

After all, if an instrument is operated on the lower body, there will definitely be some different feelings. During this period, it will occasionally stimulate other wounds, and it is normal to have a little pain. 

What are the effects of “side cutting” and “forceps” on the baby? The difference is quite different.

The lateral incision is just an operation at the perineum of the parturient, which generally does not cause harm to the fetus. Just make sure that the perineal side scissors do not harm the baby, but this problem usually does not occur. 

On the contrary, forceps have a greater impact on the fetus. There has been a lot of news before because the doctors improperly manipulated the forceps during the delivery process, resulting in scars on the child’s body or face. Scars are also difficult to remove. 

In addition, improper use of forceps may damage the baby’s nervous system, may also cause the baby’s clavicle fracture or ulcerative wounds, and may even cause the baby to suffocate. 

In contrast, side cutting is obviously much safer. But as for whether or not to use forceps, this is not up to doctors. After all, the specific delivery conditions of each woman are different. You must borrow forceps when you need to borrow forceps. Otherwise, both the fetus and pregnant women may be in danger, and the gains will not be worth the loss. . 

Pregnant mothers don’t have to worry too much. After all, doctors are becoming more and more skilled, and the possibility of accidents is still relatively small. They must also believe that the child will be born in a healthy and healthy manner. 

Finally, we must remind pregnant mothers that whether it is a lateral incision or the use of forceps, it will cause certain damage to the parturient itself, and may cause infection and inflammation after delivery. Therefore, you must especially follow the doctor’s advice and pay attention to cleaning and nursing problems. Otherwise, It is easy to cause deterioration after infection, and it will be more troublesome to deal with it at that time. When the baby just came out, the doctor reached out again. The mother thought there was another one, but it came out.

Giving birth is a major event in life. Many mothers have done a lot of homework in advance, but they didn’t expect to be giving birth. All kinds of emergencies continue. 

After several hours of fighting, Xiao Lu finally heard the cry of the child. Xiao Lu was exhausted at the time. 

Unexpectedly, the doctor still let Xiaolu maintain the posture of giving birth to a baby, and asked Xiaolu to continue to exert her strength, with no intention of ending. 

After a while, the doctor directly stretched his hand in, and Xiao Lu instantly felt that the doctor’s hand was as deep as reaching his stomach. 

“Is there another baby?” Xiao Lu couldn’t help being a little curious, after all, it was indeed when she had a baby before that she found out that she was pregnant with twins. 

“No, it’s the placenta.” The doctor answered briefly and continued to dig out. Finally, he took out a disgusting piece of meat. 

It turned out that Xiaolu’s placenta did not peel off normally. If this continues, Xiaolu is likely to be in danger, and the doctor chose to peel off the placenta manually. 

This kind of operation is actually a routine operation in the delivery room, but it may be very unfamiliar to the parturients, and even because it is too painful to give birth to a baby, there is no placenta. 

In addition, there may be many unexpected situations when giving birth to a baby. For many mothers, they have not experienced or expected it. If you are a novice mother, it is necessary to know about it. 

There are many accidents in the delivery room. These 5 are very common, and the last 2 are the most dangerous.

Meeting a male doctor to deliver the baby

In the past, people in the obstetrics and gynecology department should all It is a female doctor, they can better understand Bao Ma’s feelings, and it will not cause any embarrassment. 

But now there are more and more male doctors in the obstetrics and gynecology department. They are more energetic and can support higher intensity and time work, and they are more calm and calm. In the obstetrics and gynecology department, Belongs to sweet pastry. 

But most mothers are more resistant to male doctors. For Bao Ma, giving birth is a rare experience, and meeting a male doctor again is really embarrassing. 

But male doctors have faced many pregnant women. Their first task is to ensure the health of the pregnant women and children, and they don’t think much about it. If Bao Ma really can’t pass the hurdle in her heart, she can discuss it with the doctor in advance. 

Difficult delivery is forced to turn to caesarean section

Nowadays, the proportion of caesarean section is increasing. In addition to everyone’s own choice, some mothers have no choice but to turn to caesarean section. 

Originally, I was thinking about having a normal delivery. After the baby was born, she would recover beautifully. But I didn’t expect that due to various reasons, the failure of the delivery could only be converted to a cesarean section. Bao Ma suffered two crimes. 

Sequential transfer caesarean is also very common in the delivery room. Generally, this is because of the difficulties in the delivery. If there is no surgery, both adults and children may be in danger. 

The placenta cannot be peeled off normally

After finally giving birth to the baby, Momma breathed a sigh of relief, but never expected that there would be a placenta behind. 

Most of Bao Ma’s placenta can be peeled off by itself, but if you have had an abortion, curettage, uterine cavity infection or multiple births, it will lead to poor endometrial growth. Then adhesions are easy to appear. 

If the placenta continues to stay in the uterus or is not discharged cleanly, then Baoma is prone to heavy bleeding, or continuous lochia after delivery, stomach pains, etc. 

Therefore, when the placenta cannot be peeled off normally, the doctor often has to reach in and peel it off manually. According to the experienced mother, the feeling of manual peeling is also very sour and refreshing. 


Hemorrhage is a major problem in the delivery room. Many mothers think that they will not encounter such a bad situation. Indeed, sometimes hemorrhage is not even the doctor expected. 

There are many reasons for hemorrhage, such as high-age birth, low platelets, cardiovascular diseases, and thin blood vessel walls. 

In order to fulfill her dream of having a child, a mother had concealed her illness. As a result, she had hemorrhage during childbirth. The doctor urgently rescued her. In the end, the blood of the mother was replaced. Twice. 

Amniotic fluid embolism

Compared to severe bleeding, there are not so many people who know that amniotic fluid embolism, but it can be said to be the most dangerous accident. 

Amniotic fluid embolism is a condition in which amniotic fluid enters Bao’s mother’s blood, which leads to Bao’s mother’s shock, acute pulmonary embolism, and organ failure. 

Be aware that in addition to water in amniotic fluid, there are impurities such as fetal fat, meconium and lanugo, which pollute the blood considerably. Once Bao Ma appeared in the above situation, it was very critical, and her life was in danger at any time. 

What’s more frightening is that in addition to this situation that may occur when the amniotic fluid is broken and during delivery, there is also a certain chance of amniotic fluid embolism after the baby is born. 

Even today, when medical conditions are already well developed, giving birth to a baby is still a stumbling block, and it is not easy for every mother. 

But you don’t need to be too scared. Keep a reasonable weight during pregnancy and follow the doctor’s advice to cooperate with the doctor to minimize the risk. 

Have you encountered anything other than when you gave birth?

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