breech birth

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Synonyms for breech birth

delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first

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FACED WITH A TOUGH DECISION LEYLA Battista was part of the study as her child, Luca, was in the breech position before birth.
Lauren said: "The surgeon later said Harper lived because she was still in the breech position and that my pregnancy fat protected my insides from the full force of the knife.
The baby was born in a breech position - with his bottom downwards - and both Emma and her newborn were rushed to the hospital.
Polly had suffered a difficult pregnancy and Elisa, who was in the footlong breech position, was born eight weeks early by Caesarian section.
Babies in a breech position (their legs are nearest to the birth canal) are usually delivered by Caesarean.
Bentolila or the on-call physician that the baby was in breech position.
Rhiannon Hayman from Bridgend suffered significant brain damage due to a severe lack of oxygen when she was born in breech position at the town's Princess of Wales Hospital in 1994.
Although in good health, both Katy's hips were dislocated due to the stress of a breech position in the womb.
SUBJECTS: One hundred pregnant women whose fetuses were in breech position at 37 to 40 weeks' gestation and a matched comparison group of women with similar obstetrical and sociodemographic parameters derived from databases for other studies from the same time period and geographical areas.
Findlay said that she examined the patient to make sure that the baby was not in the breech position.
Similarly, approximately 3%-4% of singleton babies are in the breech position, yet only a minority of obstetricians are able to perform vaginal breech deliveries.
Julie and Foster were aware that the baby was in a breech position so they also discussed Caesarean delivery.
Once Rojas determined that the baby was in the breech position, she told Koberstein her options included checking into a hospital and having the baby by Caesarean section.
When I told her I felt it in the middle, Nancy told me she was 98% sure the baby was in a breech position and then helped me feel the difference between the baby's head and bottom.