breech birth


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  • noun

Synonyms for breech birth

delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first

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Berlin, most new obstetricians are never trained in delivering breech babies vaginally, even though the current position of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is that vaginal delivery can be a reasonable option for breech births.
AMEDIC in Newcastle is aiming to educate women across the UK about breech births through a new film.
None of the women was offered or chose vaginal breech birth during antenatal care.
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.
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.
He helped to deliver both girls including the second baby who was a breech birth.
The quarter-tail loss occurred during a breech birth which she only just survived.
Standard procedure for paramedics and EMTs encountering a footling breech birth was to transport the patient to a hospital immediately.
Abigail was first, then Caitlin, who was a breech birth, arrived 14 minutes later.