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Ventouse and later life

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Valdeeves Thu 27-Feb-14 22:36:06

Any body had a ventouse delivery and felt it effected their child mentally?

HighBrows Thu 27-Feb-14 22:38:15

Cam you explain a little more what you are asking. What age child?

My son was born by ventose 18 years ago, he's been challenging to say the least but I never connected that to his delivery....

pancakesfortea Thu 27-Feb-14 22:39:26

My first son was born by ventouse. No effects down the line.

magichamster Thu 27-Feb-14 22:39:47

Ds was delivered by ventouse. He's now nearly 12yo. I don't think it's affected him. Why do you ask?

maillotjaune Thu 27-Feb-14 23:21:00

My DS3 is only 4 but he is very similar in terms of development at same stage as DS1 who had an unassisted delivery so no concerns here.

BackforGood Thu 27-Feb-14 23:32:32

Agree with others - can you expand a bit? I had ventouse when my ds (dc1) was born. Not sure what you are 'looking for' for us to comment upon.

rockybalboa Thu 27-Feb-14 23:38:44

Nope. DS1 was hoiked out with the ventouse and other than a funny shaped head for a bit, he's been fine. Now 5.5, easiest baby of all mine. Unless of course you are suggesting that there is a link between ventouse and endless whingeing in which case I'd be handing DS1 over as a case study...

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