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 study was later found to be faulty, but the damage was already done--vaginal breech birth was almost completely eliminated from medical school training and from delivery rooms.
Our research showed that women were very interested in experiential accounts of breech births and spent a lot of time viewing online forums, but they were aware that people post horror stories on forums and they didn't know how much to trust the information.
The occurrence of entrapment among breech births today is in the range of 5.
Norwich-based Shawn Walker, a leading specialist midwife in breech births, was a guest speaker.
The study included all singleton vaginal breech births from 1 January to 30 June 2010 of babies weighing [greater than or equal to]800 g, alive at onset of the second stage of labour, and without severe congenital anomaly.
Chris Dyke, connectivity director at Medilink, said the mannequins can be controlled from elsewhere or be programmed to react automatically and have been used, for example, to train doctors for breech births.
The evidence for hypnobirthing says there's a lot less medical intervention; fewer breech births and the time you're in labour is shorter - on the whole it's just more relaxed and a pleasant experience.
At Queen Elizabeth's maternity unit in 2008 there were 1,999 births, which can be broken down into 1,346 natural births, 199 elective caesareans, 227 emergency caesareans, 80 forceps deliveries, 134 ventouse (vacuum device) deliveries and 13 breech births.
As she grows into adulthood, Dora becomes Miss Babineau's apprentice, and together the pair help the women of Scots Bay in Nova Scotia through infertility, difficult labor, breech births, unwanted pregnancies and even unfulfilling marriages, according to the author's Web site.
2000) and as the number of vaginal breech births decrease so do women's chances of finding a practitioner willing or able to provide safe care.
According to the latest statistics from NSW Health, John Hunter Hospital is now the leading maternity unit in Australia for natural breech births.
We do get occasional 999 calls for births, but breech births are thankfully much rarer.
The majority of home births, including vaginal breech births, have positive outcomes - healthy moms, healthy babies.
A paper published in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) sets out the instances when vaginal breech births could be offered, instead of c-sections.
One of the doctors explained the different types of breech positions and the risks associated with breech births and with external version.