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What Problems Does Shoulder Dystocia Present?
For the baby:
- brachial plexus palsies, especially Erb's palsy, which are nerve damage that can lead to permanent disability and deformity.
- broken bones
- permanent brain damage due to suffocation during the birth.
For the mother:
- uterine rupture
- painful separation of the pelvic bones
- rectovaginal fistulaŚ a permanent opening that tears between the vagina and the rectum. In addition to being a painful and embarrassing deformity, they can cause repeated infections. Surgery is the only cure.
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