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what is footling breech presentation

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Malposition: If the baby's foot is in position to be the first thing to come out of the vagina - it is in a footling breech presentation. The safest way to delive ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesl Venter
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Footling breech: Baby born with foot(s) as presenting part.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Be patient: A fetus assumes whatever position the uterus and chance allows, with more variability early and less as it approaches term. From now until term, incre ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Bottom 1st-foot xtnd: The footling breech position is an unusual one. The bottom faces the birth canal (head up at the top of the uterus), & usually one leg is extended int ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
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.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 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 female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends- what did : your doctor say? In some cases, 'going on all fours' meaning a position that looks similar to doing the cat/or dog yoga position (without arching your ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: Sneezing is not known to be a risk factor for cervical shortening. Your cervix is above 2.5 cm at 30 weeks which normally would be considered ok. You ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bag of water: Cord prolapse is a known complication of a footling breech presentation but the bag of water must be broken for this to happen. You could ask your doc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Exam: Your OB will be able to determine this through physical exam. Just keep your next appointment. Call the office to confirm when he or she wants to see ... Read More
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