"Vaginal birth" is the term used to describe any delivery of the baby through the vagina (versus a c-section delivery). The baby typically comes through head first. Click on the animation or illustrated series above to see how a normal vaginal birth proceeds. If the baby is not head first, (e.g., breech) it may need to be delivered by c-section.
Zev Williams MD, PhD, FACOG, Reproductive Medicine and Infertility, Weill-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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