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Doctor insights on: Cephalic Presentation

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What does it mean if there is cephalic presentation?

What does it mean if there is cephalic presentation?

Head down: Cephalic means that the baby's head is down, which from an obstetrical perspective is the desirable position, as opposed to breech, when the baby is bottom down. ...Read more

Baby Presenting Head First (Definition)

A cephalic presentation is when the head comes out first during birth. The term "fetal presentation" refers to the part of your baby's body that is closest to the birth canal. In most full-term pregnancies, the baby is positioned head down, or ...Read more


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Ultrasound report says cephalic presentation can any one help me understand?

Ultrasound report says cephalic presentation can any one help me understand?

Head down: "cephalic presentation" just means that your baby's head is down in the pelvis, as opposed to a "breech presentation" when the baby's buttocks or feet are in the pelvis. ...Read more

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What does this mean? Single alive intrauterine fetus in cephalic presentation spine right lateral?

What does this mean? Single alive intrauterine fetus in cephalic presentation spine right lateral?

It=pregnancy only 1-: -fetus, not multiple as in twins or triplets. It is positioned head downwdownward with the spine, or the back Iis located 2 the right ltlaterally. This gives a lot of information 2 Ur OB. This is a normal presentation of the fetus. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about fetus cephalic presentation and placenta anterior low lying will I deliver before my due date?

Can you tell me about fetus cephalic presentation and placenta anterior low lying will I deliver before my due date?

All normal: Fetus in the cephalic presentation just means the baby is head down. The placenta is on the front wall of the uterus which is normal and it is low on that wall instead of high on the wall. None of these things should lead to early delivery. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does cephalic presentation at 39 weeks mean i'll need a c-section?

Does cephalic presentation at 39 weeks mean i'll need a c-section?

No: Cephalic presentation just means the baby is head down. Breech presentation would mean the baby is butt down and that is usually delivered by c-section. ...Read more

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In my ultrasound (36 weeks) i'm in cephalic presentation, possible chances of normal delivery?

In my ultrasound (36 weeks) i'm in cephalic presentation, possible chances of normal delivery?

Very high: That's great and you couldn't expect anything more at this point in the pregnancy. A vaginal delivery is dependent on the size of the baby, and the shape of the woman's pelvis. Of course, those can be out of your control. Good luck! ...Read more