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what are the risks of turning a baby that is breech with a anterior placenta

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Placenta seperation: I do not perform external versions on patients with an anterior placenta. The risk is that during the attempts to rotate the baby, the placenta may ... Read More
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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More difficult: The risk of causing an abnormality in the baby's heart rate is the same regardless of where the placenta is. An anterior placenta makes turning the b ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Head lgst part: Head down vaginal deliveries are more likely to go smoothly because the head has engaged in the pelvis & had time to mold into a workable size to come ... Read More
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Head entrapment.: In a breech presentation, the most important part of the fetus (i.e. The brain) delivers last. The risk is that the head gets entrapped by the cervix ... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very risky: Among breech babies, >50% switch to cephalic at 32wks, and it even happens at 38wks spontaneously. OBGYNs can perform a VERSION to flip baby at ter ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Warren
39 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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The top of the uterus reaches your belly button at about 20 weeks and at 24 weeks the uterus muscle is still thick enough that you should really only ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Got it backwards: Placenta problems are often the worry caused by a breach presentation, not the cause.The babies head is the largest body part that needs to exit the b ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Pregnancy questions: transverse breech refers to the baby's position in the uterus which is across from side to side with the buttocks more down A complete placenta previ ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Breech: All are excellent questions and must be answered by your OB
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely to improve: Breech can switch to vertex on it's own, and placenta location should not interfere.
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