Topics included emergency skills like newborn resuscitation, needle safety, and how to deliver a baby in the breech position
The ObGyn noted that her cervix was 4-cm dilated, 1 twin was in breech position
, and that labor had begun.
She gave birth to Yassim 15 days ago at Women's Hospital and was referred to the Baby Clinic at WWRC to review a routine ultrasound, due to baby Yassim being born in the breech position
The couple, who already have two girls between them, said their little boy was in the breech position
and wasn't due until January 2.
But doctors have said her unborn child is now in a breech position
, increasing the likelihood of another traumatic birth or the need for a caesarean unless it turns in the womb.
As her second baby is in the breech position
, she's advised she needs a C-section.
Some of the reasons why an emergency caesarean might take place include the baby being in the breech position
or a diminished flow of blood or oxygen getting to the baby.
Alys was in the breech position
, so I had a planned Caesarean which all went well.
She pointed out that 85 per cent of leading indications for C-section delivery are due to previous C-section deliveries, women with a foetus in breech position
, dystocia (difficult birth, caused by an awkwardly positioned foetus, or by the small size of the maternal pelvis, or by failure of the uterus and cervix to contract and expand normally) and foetal distress.
A MOTHER whose baby died after medics failed to spot it was in the breech position
broke down in tears as she told of her heartbreak.
Approximately three in every 100 babies are in the breech position
Shortly after she was wheeled into the hospital, medical staff saw the baby's foot and realized he was in a breech position