breech birth

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Synonyms for breech birth

delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first

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The 33-year-old said: "When I was told my son was in the breech position it did make me anxious as I didn't want to have a Caesarean section and I was keen to find out what other birthing options were available.
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.
Ultrasound imaging of the hip is recommended for female infants who are born in the breech position, and the technique is optional for boys born in the breech position or girls with a positive family history of DDH.
Ultrasound imaging of the hip is recommended for female infants born in the breech position, and is optional for boys born in the breech position or girls with a positive family history of DDH.
The 71b 1oz royal baby was delivered by Caesarean section because she was in the breech position.
The international study widely known as the Term Breech Trial was published in October 2000 (1) and resulted in a call for all babies known to be in the breech position at term to be delivered by Caesarean section (CS).
Doctors had feared Gabby would need a Caesarean but, despite Lois being in the breech position, she was determined to deliver the babies naturally.