breech delivery


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breech delivery

n.
Delivery of a fetus with the buttocks or feet appearing first. Also called breech birth.

breech delivery

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) birth of a baby with the feet or buttocks appearing first

breech′ deliv`ery


n.
the delivery of an infant with the feet or buttocks appearing first.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.breech delivery - 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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Cases of breech presentation at term which constitute from 3-5% of all term pregnancies are still considered to be stressful situations for attending obstetricians because of their decreasing practice and experience in the mode of breech delivery. (1,2) Due to this lack of exposure, obstetric skills and confidence essential for ensuring safe term breech delivery are at a threat of disappearing and there is an increased chance of planned cesarean delivery (CD) which has adverse long-term sequelae on the mother and neonate.
[1] Breech delivery has higher risks as compared to cephalic presentation with respect to foetal morbidity and mortality.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) confirmed the death of a newborn baby in Johor Baru on February 4 was due to shortness of breath (asphyxia) after the baby's head was stuck in the mother's perineum during a footling breech delivery at home.
In the article titled "Prevalence and Perinatal Outcomes of Singleton Term Breech Delivery in Wolisso Hospital, Oromia Region, Southern Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study" [1], the name of the sixth author was given incorrectly as Bilato.
Mode of term singleton breech delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2001; 98:1189-90.
The studies to date have aptly documented the effectiveness of simulation-based learning, especially in neonatal resuscitation and obstetric emergencies like post-partum haemorrhage,19 eclampsia,20,21 sepsis, cord prolapse,22 breech delivery,23 and shoulder dystocia.24
She said that while doctors aren't taught how to do it anymore, breech delivery is possible and thanked her provider.
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.
Delivery in other ways (including breech delivery, vacuum extraction, and forceps delivery): 1,471 (5%)
The aim of the animation -- the first of its kind in the country -- is to support women who are facing several choices, such as whether to allow an attempt at turning the baby in the womb, whether to elect for a Caesarean section or breech delivery.