Breech presentation

What is Breech presentation?

Presentation of any part of the pelvic extremity of the fetus, the nates, knees, or feet; more properly only of the nates; frank breech presentation occurs when the fetus presents by the pelvic extremity; the thighs may be flexed and the legs extended over the anterior surfaces of the body; in full breech presentation, the thighs may be flexed on the abdomen and the legs upon the thighs; and in footling presentation, foot presentation, the feet may be the lowest part; in incomplete foot presentation, incomplete knee presentation, one leg may retain the position that is typical of one of the above-mentioned presentations, while the other foot or knee may present.

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iam 29 weeks pregnant dr shaib,can you tell me my ultrasound report that is normal or not plz tell me iam very upset about that?altrasound in...

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You have normal findings.
There is a single live fetus with breech presentation(means fetal head is towards maternal pelvis).Normal delivery...

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Hi Doctor, I just had my TIFFA scan on 31st May 2014. Single live intrauterine pregnancy in breech presentation, at 25th week. Will that lead to...

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I read your query and understand your concern
Generally baby turns from breech to vertex position by end of 32 weeks as head becomes more heavy...

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hi .
My us report says approx of 25 weeks and 01 days +/-03 weeks in breech presentation with posterior placenta gr.0. I am also concern about...

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The ultrasound report findings are...

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