Childbirth is complicated. Still, many factors can further contribute to the difficulty of labor. Among them is a complication called cephalopelvic disproportion, or CPD.
CPD occurs when the size of the baby’s body or head is too large. It leads to difficulties in passing through the birth canal. If this occurs, then normal vaginal birth can become compromised. When this happens, it is crucial for the doctor to make the right call. If mistakes are made, the child or the mother’s well-being will be put in jeopardy.
What are the Risk Factors That May Lead to CPD?
Certain factors may increase the chances of the occurrence of CPD. Among these are the following: