Forceps: what do you know?

Forceps: what do you know?

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During childbirth, sometimes the baby is slow to go out. The doctor may then use forceps to speed up the birth. You must have heard that these instruments were impressive, that they left marks on the baby or hurt the mother ... Our quiz to take stock.

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It's an American doctor who invented the forceps

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Dr. Chamberlain, an Englishman of French origin, invented this instrument in the 17th century. In English, this term means "tongs". It is indeed an instrument consisting of two large tongs that have the shape of spoons to marry the baby's head.