When a baby is delevered through the birth canal it is called what birth?
What does it mean if your baby head is in the birth canal?
It means that the baby is in position to be born-- and probably soon.
What has to open wide enough for the baby to exit into the birth canal?
Can the baby sometimes get stuck in the birth canal?
Yes sometimes they can get stuck with their shoulder in the pelvic bone and other things like that. Then you have to turn them around so they can come out.
Is it harmful to the baby to be in the birth canal too long?
Yes, well it can be. Generally the baby will incure severe bruising, but in a more severe case it could cause brain damage.