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Pregnant, single live intrauterine seen with head in right hypocardiam. Chances of natural delivery ?

hi Stephen, i am in 35 weeks 3 days pregnant. i did the scanning today and found out that single live intrauterine seen in breach presentation. head in the right hypocardiam. i heard that chances of having natural delivery is very less and also my Dr. advised that i take 4 injection and she will advise scan after 37th week. Request your advise
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
Usually after 34 weeks the possibility of the change in position of the baby decreases as the size of the baby increases and the amount of liquor decreases.
So as your doctor told there is less possibility of vaginal delivery.
Because usually cesarean section is preferred in case of primi with breech presentation and sometimes in multies also.
You didn't mention what injections your doctor prescribed. Anyhow follow her advice and go for repeat scan.
Take care.

Answered: Sat, 9 Mar 2013
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OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
At 35 weeks of pregnancy with a breech presentation, the chances of baby changing its position to vertex are less but not impossible. You can get yourself re assessed at 37 weeks to see the presentation.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you. You can consult me again directly through my profile URL
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