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breech polyhydramnios

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not high: Drink lots of water...Check with a midwife for positions to try and get the baby to turn, but doesn't sound that likely.
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Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Plus/Minus: If the infant does not turn (small chance-but possible), then a cesarean section is indicated for the safe delivery of the infant.
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A member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cesarean section?: Breech presentation at term is best managed with prelabor cesarean section unless your obstetrician thinks that an external cephalic version is likely ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Who knows: This can be a completely random event, or in some cases malformations of the uterus or fibroids distort the normal cavity and create abnormal lies.
Dr. David Bergman
37 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Breech: A small percentage of fetus' r breech in the 3rd trimester. Presentation is based on fetal movement. Sometimes a baby is breech because the bony stru ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Immediately.: As long a no surgery other than vaginal repair was done, there is no reason you can't resume a normal diet after you deliver.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
3 times higher risk: ...Of death or injury to the baby with vaginal birth vs c-section: http://www.Thelancet.Com/journals/lancet/article/piis0140-6736%2800%2902840-3/fu ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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C-section: Unless you have twins, a breech baby will need to be delivered by c-section. You can try to turn the baby to see if you can change the position to ve ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
13 years experience Family Medicine
Depends : It really depends on what you mean by dangerous. Both procedures have significant risks to both the mother and to the child. Breech vaginal delivery i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: You can try standing up and touching your toes repeatedly over the course of several days to weeks. You could consider external cephalic version wher ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You don't have to go through with an external version (that's the name for turning the baby) unless you want. You have to give consent for it, as the ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Do not deliver breec: Sometimes the OB can turn the infant before birth (externally) and sometimes infants turn themselves. As a neonatologist-if a fetus presents breech a ... Read More
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