These can include bleeding, foetal distress, high blood pressure, and a breech birth
which can leave behind scarring of the womb, heightening the risk of complications during future births.
When a baby is positioned bottom-down in the womb is called a breech position and breech birth
requires careful consideration.
No wonder she couldn't do it naturally - the lamb was a breech birth
This may include obstructed labour, twin pregnancy, high blood pressure in the mother, breech birth
, or problems with the placenta or umbilical cord.
(4) Maternal factors associated with breech presentation include nulliparity, multiparity, previous breech birth
, contracted maternal pelvis, uterine anomalies, use of anticonvulsant drugs, placenta previa, and cornual placenta.
But there are a few risk factors which tend to make DDH more common, including: | A breech birth
| Family history of hip dysplasia | Twin pregnancies | Associated foot deformities and plagiocephaly (misshapen head) At present, clinical examination at birth is the NHS screening test used for every baby born in the UK to diagnose DDH.
Others are breech birth
or problems with the placenta or umbilical cord.
Whether it be liaising with social services, making multiple home visits, or advocating with the consultant for a vaginal breech birth
, these students did it all and in such a professional way.
Haileamlak, The risks of planned vaginal breech delivery versus planned Caesarean section for term breech birth
: a meta-analysis including observational studies, pp.
Despite the criticisms of the term breech trial [36-38], many hospitals including ours have been reluctant to offer vaginal breech birth
. Even though this group is relatively small, we should however be more proactive in offering external cephalic version to all eligible women with breech presentation and consider offering vaginal breech delivery with clear guidelines to suitable women.
It is thought he died as a result of hypoxia, a lack of oxygen, following a traumatic breech birth
. The inquest at Teesside Coroner's Court was brought to an early end after a medical expert said he believed baby Lincoln had died before delivery.
The reason for my attendance was to stand on an international stage and present the findings of the UTS research I had been involved in, surrounding womens experiences of a planned vaginal breech birth