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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Her topics include commonly used complementary therapies for pregnancy and birth, professional issues, nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, back pain, breech presentation, post-dates pregnancy, labor, and the postnatal period.
Among malpresentations, breech presentation is the most common followed by transverse lie with shoulder presentation and face presentation, others like brow, compound and cord presentations are less common.
The incidence of breech presentation at term is 3-4%1.
1) Many clinical problems cause clinicians and patients to decide that CD is an optimal birth route, including: abnormal labor progress, abnormal or indeterminate fetal heart rate pattern, breech presentation, multiple gestation, macrosomia, placental and cord abnormalities, preeclampsia, prior uterine surgery, and prior CD.
The ultrasonography examination prior to the cesarean section revealed a live fetus with breech presentation and an expected birth weight of 3,300 gr.
A primigravida woman aged 20 years registered with a private practitioner, reported to the labor room with 33 weeks' of gestation with preterm premature rupture of membranes in latent labor with breech presentation.
The use of moxibustion (providing heat over acupuncture points through a moxa stick) has been reported as beneficial over usual care for breech presentation at 34 weeks (Cardini & Weixin, 1998) and is listed as a possible treatment in the New Zealand Evidence Based Guidelines for women with breech presentation (New Zealand Guidelines Group, 2003).
All of the newborns with clavicle fractures had cephalic presentation and none of them was a breech presentation, although breech presentation is considered a predictor of upper limb birth trauma.
And acting senior coroner for Teesside, Clare Bailey, is planning to issue a report to the trust asking what action the trust is taking around training and reaction for breech presentation.
She had her first ultrasound scanning at 37 weeks, which reported a viable intrauterine pregnancy with estimated gestational age compatible with 37 weeks gestation and breech presentation.
Dermish: It was trunk intact, so usually what I do, if it's a breech presentation, I'll remove the extremities first, the lower extremities, and then go for the spine and sort of bring it down that way, and then--
Data were adjusted for breech presentation and labor induction.