breech birth


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Synonyms for breech birth

delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first

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AMEDIC in Newcastle is aiming to educate women across the UK about breech births through a new film.
We recommend using measures to turn the baby (external cephalic version) to prevent breech presentation at birth and counselling women who want to proceed with a vaginal breech birth.
To the Editor: The decline of planned vaginal breech birth was accelerated by publication of the results of the Term Breech Trial in 2000.
Summary: NAJRAN: The case of the Sharoura baby, whose head was severed and sewn in its place again after a breech birth, has taken a turn of the screw with the family and the Health Department in Najran exchanging accusations about responsibility, Al-Madinah newspaper reported Sunday.
Mehl (1994) on the use of hypnotherapy to convert breech birth presentations to the normal vertex position.
They were horrific: images of a woman in the midst of a breech birth, the baby's legs dangling out between her own while its head was still inside her.
The pictures Kabwela sent out were not pornographic but horrific: images of a woman in the midst of a breech birth, the baby's legs dangling out between her own while its head was still inside her.
Once, I heard a dreadful story of a breech birth which a traditional midwife did not know how to handle.
Gillian's eldest son, 11-year-old Jake, also gave a helping hand rushing for towels and assisting 25-year-old Kurt as he handled a complicated breech birth when the baby came out the wrong way, feet first.
An ultrasound revealed that one twin was in the "normal vertex," with head-down, but that the other twin was in position for a breech birth.
She was born feet-first, attended to by three midwives, all trained and experienced in breech birth.
In March 2006 I attended the first international Breech Birth Conference in Vancouver, Canada, which gathered together midwives, medical practitioners and researchers to discuss such issues as research, safety and techniques used during vaginal breech birth.
Mr Mulcahy said: "If she had given birth in the ambulance there would have been problems - one was born normally but the other was a breech birth.
Little did I know that 57 years later I would be faced with the amazing challenge of my own breech birth.