breech birth

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breech birth

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Noun1.breech birth - 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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breech birth

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Another risk factor for breech deliveries, whether for twins or singletons, is head entrapment, the failure of the infant's cranium to negotiate the birth canal following its body.
Just over 1% of all vaginal births at CHBAH were singleton live breech deliveries.
In Africa Hilda worked amongst tribes in the days before scans and sophisticated monitoring equipment where she experienced lots of twin and breech deliveries which could be quite risky.
Unfortunately, a very poor quality study was published some time back that concluded that elective vaginal breech deliveries should no longer be done (Lancet 2000;356:1375-83).
About 3% of babies born in Australia are delivered in the breech position and, with 50 vaginal breech deliveries a year, John Hunter Hospital tops the state.
16, a number of Lane County women have written letters to the newspaper saying they had successful breech deliveries attended by midwives at home.
After all, breech deliveries, including feet-first, are considered dangerous.
Four other babies, in Gunma, Saitama, Nara and Tottori prefectures died between 1992 and 1999 due to the lack of professional medical workers to deal with breech deliveries.
That is why breech deliveries are best looked after in hospital.