breech delivery


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breech delivery

n.
Delivery of a fetus with the buttocks or feet appearing first. Also called breech birth.

breech delivery

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) birth of a baby with the feet or buttocks appearing first

breech′ deliv`ery


n.
the delivery of an infant with the feet or buttocks appearing first.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breech delivery - delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first
obstetrical delivery, delivery - the act of delivering a child
frank breech, frank breech delivery - position of a fetus in which the buttocks are present at the maternal pelvic outlet
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of Cases Prevalence (n=811) (100%) Spontaneous breech delivery 97 11.
The studies to date have aptly documented the effectiveness of simulation-based learning, especially in neonatal resuscitation and obstetric emergencies like post-partum haemorrhage,19 eclampsia,20,21 sepsis, cord prolapse,22 breech delivery,23 and shoulder dystocia.
She said that while doctors aren't taught how to do it anymore, breech delivery is possible and thanked her provider.
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The aim of the animation - the first of its kind in the country - is to support women who are facing several choices, such as whether to allow an attempt at turning the baby in the womb, whether to elect for a Caesarean section or breech delivery.
Alison, 29, Thorntree, said: "Ironically, it was a straightforward birth, even though Eliza was a breech delivery.
18] In contrast, a study from Europe showed that neonatal outcome after planned vaginal breech delivery did not differ from outcome after elective caesarean section.
3%) for the first and the second baby respectively while assisted breech delivery was conducted for 50 (16.
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The breech delivery of the newborn is uncomplicated but, immediately following delivery of the placenta, you note excessive uterine bleeding and diagnose a postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) due to uterine atony.
6%) were booked for emergency CS but went on to breech delivery.
1,2 Birth related trauma was suggested to be mostly due to difficult vaginal delivery especially with the shoulder in the vertex presentation and extended arms in a breech delivery, shoulder dystocia, and use of forceps instruments.