Have you heard of CPD, or Cephalopelvic Disproportion? In layman’s terms, it means “Your baby doesn’t fit through your pelvis.” A.k.a. “You need a cesarean.”
What is CPD? Is it real? What causes it? Does it doom a woman to repeat cesareans for life? Mama Birth explores the whole concept of CPD (and a little bit on the concept of epidurals, too) in a really great post called Obstetric lie #84, CPD (or, your baby doesn’t fit).