While childbirth usually goes well, complications can happen. They can cause a risk to the mother, baby, or both. Possible complications include
For some of these problems, the baby may need to be delivered surgically by a Cesarean section.
It can be scary when your baby is sick, especially when it is not an everyday problem like a cold or a fever. You may not know whether the problem is serious or how to treat it. If you have concerns about your baby’s health, call your health care provider right away.
Learning information about your baby’s condition can help ease your worry. Do not be afraid to ask questions about your baby’s care. By working together with your health care provider, you make sure that your baby gets the best care possible.