cephalic version


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cephalic version

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) another name for version5
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external cephalic version by Hmong elders, squatting position, and post-partum prohibitions) (Bruce and Xiong 2003; Erwin 2005; Halvorsen 2012; Jambunathan and Stewart 1995; Morrow 1986; Rice 1997, 1999, 2000a, 2000b; Potter and Whiren 1982; Spring et al 1995).
These include reducing contractions in a woman with tachysystole of the uterus due to pitocin or for intrauterine resuscitation, adjunct to external cephalic version, relaxing an inverted uterus or as an adjunct to managing inversion of the uterus, transporting a patient with contractions from one location to another, and rarely when delivering a second twin when the uterus needs to be relaxed.
A spontaneous movement into the vertex position or a successful external cephalic version were considered successful conversions.
Michelle explained: "I found out in August she was breech and I was booked in for an External Cephalic Version on October 26.
More recently, a study has been conducted on women's views on moxibustion for cephalic version in breech presentation (Mitchell & Allen, 2008) and a randomized controlled trial investigated the effects of yoga during pregnancy on maternal comfort, labour pain and birth outcomes (Chuntharapat, Petpichetchian, & Hatthakit, 2008).
Pugh had sought medical care during her pregnancy, doctors would have discovered that the baby was breech, or bottom-first, and would have scheduled an external cephalic version - turning the baby before labor - or a Caesarean section.
17) found that an external cephalic version performed near term increased the concentration of cell-free fetal DNA in the maternal plasma.
What Are Her Options in Regard to External Cephalic Version (ECV)?
For example, the prevalence of breech might be reduced by greater use of cephalic version prior to delivery (Gifford, Keeler, and Kahn 1995).