Written by Dr. D. Sunitha, MBBS | 
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sunil Shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Dec 19, 2019

Breech Presentation and Delivery - Glossary

Breech Presentation - Birth in which the baby comes out feet, knees or buttocks first.

Aneuploidy - Change in the number of chromosomes that can lead to a chromosomal disorder.

Caesarian Section - Surgery to deliver a fetus from the uterus.

External cephalic version - A manual procedure where the doctor attempts to move a breech baby into the typical head-down position for birth.

Fetus - The developing baby from the end of the eighth week of pregnancy until birth.

Grand multipara - A woman who has given birth seven or more times.

Labor - Regular contractions of the uterus that result in dilation and effacement of the cervix.

Placenta - Tissue that provides nourishment to and takes away waste from the fetus.

Preterm Labor - Labor that starts before the 37th week of pregnancy.

Uterus - A muscular organ located in the female pelvis that contains and nourishes the developing fetus during pregnancy.

Comments

Dr.Niharika Monday, February 20, 2012

REALLY GOOD EXPLAINATION

sarit.ranjan Friday, February 13, 2009

use of forcep in after coming head

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