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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
21 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Low risk: The rate of breech recurrence in a second consecutive pregnancy was 9.9%.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: The babies head is the largest structure to pass through the birth canal. You don't want to be "stuck" with the babies body out & the umbilical cord p ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Enggano
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breech presentation: At 35-36 weeks there is still time for your baby to flip and become cephalic (head first). However after 38 weeks or so, it is very unlikely that you ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erin Alward
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: There is not much data about the safety of doing an external cephalic version (ecv or turning the baby) in someone with a previous c-section scar. Th ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
External version: The procedure to turn the baby from breech to head down (cephalic) is called an external cephalic version. It can be done on a patient with a previou ... Read More
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: External version (flipping the baby) is not done by most ob/gyns now days. A patient with a previous c/s would not be the best candidate.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
28 weeks: Many many pregnancy are footing breech at 28 weeks. That does not matter, what matters is breech presentation near term (after 36 weeks.) Good wishes.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: You can either do a version or most likely for what is best for you have an elective c/s for breech. Some patients depending on the number of previou ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not at this time: In labor breech vaginal deliveries can be more risky to the baby, so most are delivered by cesarean. If still breech at 36 or 37 weeks, a procedure ca ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Warren
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not a problem: Vaginal vault prolapse in pregnancy is not harmful, but can be uncomfortable. Ask your ob/gyn md to place a pessary into your vagina to lift up the c ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Depressed & Pregnant: This is a serious issue. Please sit down and let your obstetrician and family doctor know about your fears, how this impacting you and your desires. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Paas
Dr. John Paas answered
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Still Good : Generally, fetal presentation at 32 wks is not indicative of presentation at term, and you have no need to worry at this time. If still breech at 36 w ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
48 years experience Neonatology
Many reasons: Babies decide for themselves! Sometimes the anatomy of the uterus determines the position of comfort for the baby. Most babies do not have a problem. ... Read More

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