Of course, it’s not just during a C-section that you can be ‘hands on’ in delivering your baby. Women who have vaginal births can also assist, says Dr Sgroi.

“Once the head and shoulders [of the baby] are out, the mother can gently place her hands in the armpits of the baby and birth the rest of the baby’s body and bring the baby up on to their chest.”?


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