Breech Birth

Breech Birth

Dr. Kennedy
A breech birth is, literally, delivery of the baby by the buttocks first, rather than the head as is usual. Breech birth is more likely to cause injury to the mother or the infant. In many cases a baby in the breech position can be “turned” before delivery using repeated, gentle massage of the uterus. The doctor who delivered me didn’t bother, or so goes the story.

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