big baby factsheet

Facts about having a Big Baby…

One of the top fears for women having a baby today, besides the pain is that their babies will be too big.  The following childbirth class handout addresses big baby fears among pregnant women, and explains why the size of a baby is not an important factor in giving birth successfully.

Women who have been told they will have a big baby and are asked to consider an induction or planned cesarean birth should do their own research, understand the capabilities of their bodies, and make an informed decision based upon risks and benefits.


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References

BellyBelly

Our Bodies, Our Selves

PubMed.gov

 

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