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do breech babies come early

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually no reason: Twin pregnancies can be breech because of limited room in the uterus. Some babies may have a larger head than usual that does not fit easily in the m ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. James DuRant
10 years experience Pediatrics
Hip Development: The big issue with breech babies is they can at higher risk for developmental dysplasia of the hip. (ddh) your pediatrician will just need to do a hip ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: A majority turn by term.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michel Mikhael
40 years experience Neonatology
Breech: OB doctors diagnosed it by ultrasound and physical exam
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
I wouldn't: There is still plenty of time for baby to turn head down. There is not much worrying will do to help & kids are delivered that way every day.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
With difficulty: Sometimes an obstetrician will try a "version" maneuver in early labor, but this is risky. If the baby has descended partly into the birth canal it is ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Pain...: Women who I have personally known have stated it feels like a lot of pressure. Please speak with your OB about the procedure and any risks/possible co ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: If the baby is close to near term gestation, it may be hard for the baby to turn around before delivery. In this case, a vertex, or head-first deliver ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
47 years experience Neonatology
Best to deliver C/S: Nowadays it is safer to deliver by Cesarean Section as infant's head may take time to deliver and the brain may be deprived of Oxygen. Most OB drs wou ... Read More

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