I confused about water births. Wouldn't the baby get a lungful of water?

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  • Pippin
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    Baby doesn't breathe until it's removed from the water. (And in reality, while many women LABOR in water, very few actually give birth there.)

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  • God
    Lv 7
    6 months ago

    The baby is lifted out of the water before the cord is cut.

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  • Anonymous
    6 months ago

    as long as the umbilical cord is still connected, the baby gets their oxygen from their Mother ............

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