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How Does the Baby Come Out?

When a baby is ready to be born, the mother starts to feel labor contractions. That means that her uterus starts squeezing and pushing so the baby can come out. It's a tight fit, but it doesn't hurt the baby during delivery.

How Does the Baby Come Out?

Review Date: 7/4/2019

Reviewed By: John D. Jacobson, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda Center for Fertility, Loma Linda, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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