Crowning: I had two main concerns. Would the baby even fit through there and if so, how much damage would there be to the tissues?
ring of fire
During pushing and delivery, your baby's head will begin to make an appearance through your vaginal opening with each contraction. When your baby's head remains visible and does not slip back in, it is known as crowning.
In our doctor's arms was a purple, slippery baby, its genital area covered by the umbilical cord. "Somebody move that thing," I demanded. A second later, I saw it: "Hey, it's a girl!"