In this video, we see how the baby is delivered with the aid of forceps. Dr Elizabeth Walz-Buscher cuts the umbilical cord and holds the healthy little boy aloft for mum and dad to see.
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Dr. Elizabeth Walz-Buscher: We make a bikini cut through the skin, carry that down through the subcuticular tissue, which is the fatty tissue. We then open the strong portion of the abdominal wall, the fascia layer and the muscles. We then open the membranous lining over the abdominal cavity, called the peritoneum. We then dissect the bladder off the uterus. We make a horizontal incision in the lower portion of the uterus and deliver the baby through that incision. And the risks our infection, bleeding and damage to the bowel or the bladder, because of the close proximity to the uterus. [Cross talk - 00:00:58 - end]
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