breech presentation

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breech presentation

n.
The position of a fetus during labor in which the buttocks or feet appear first.
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Noun1.breech presentation - 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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7%) were delivered vaginally Vaginal birth was not possible because of fetopelvic disproportion or failure to progress in labor in 226 cases, fetal heart-rate abnormality in 129, footling presentation in 69, requested cesarean delivery in 61, complications in 45, cord prolapse in 12, and unknown reasons in 8.
Vaginal birth was not possible because of fetopelvic disproportion or failure to progress in labor in 226 cases, fetal heart-rate abnormality in 129, footling presentation in 69, the woman requested cesarean delivery in 61, complications in 45, cord prolapse in 12, and unknown reasons in 8.