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Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
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Uterine Abnormalities (Definition)

Any abnormalities in the shape or structure of the uterus may have an effect on the chances of a successful pregnancy. Common abnormalities of the uterus include the presence of benign fibroid tumors and congenital variations in the ...Read more


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Footling breech at 30 weeks.What are chances of her changing to cephalic? I have sme minor uterine synechiae near my cervix n scarring in cervix? :(

Footling breech at 30 weeks.What are chances of her changing to cephalic? I have sme minor uterine synechiae near my cervix n scarring in cervix? :(

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 back) on hands and knees will belly hanging down, can allow the fetus to have enough potential space to rearrange itself, its own positioning in the womb to not be breech, not necessarily an old wive's tale. Other times, u need the doctor to assist. ...Read more

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What causes babies to end up in the breech position?

What causes babies to end up in the breech position?

Many factors: Causes for breech presentation include preterm babies, twins, polyhydramnios (excessive amniotic fluid), fibroids, uterine anomalies, or placenta previa. Many breech presentations have none of these risk factors. ...Read more

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What causes breech and malpresentation of baby in the womb, while having fibroadenomas on the breast?

What causes breech and malpresentation of baby in the womb, while having fibroadenomas on the breast?

Breech: Breast fibroid enigmas having nothing to do with your baby's position. Most breech or malpositioned babies are there just by chance. Occasionally an abnormal shape of the inside of the uterus will make breech more common. Also, fibroid tumors in the uterus can alter the shape of the uterine cavity making breech/malpositioned more likely. About 3% of babies will be breech at delivery. ...Read more

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My baby is breech at 32 weeks. Does that mean something is wrong with her - fetal abnormalities? If so, what abnormalities?

Normal Baby: Nope. It just means that the butt is down in the uterus and the head is up. The opposite of the way it should be. Breech in no way implies fetal abnormalities. Not sure where you got that. ...Read more

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What is breech? What causes it?

Lots of reasons: Breech is when the baby's head isn't pointing down to the cvx/vagina. Frank/footling meanthe baby's feet are either tucked up to its head/dangling down to the vagina. Many reasons why; sometimes baby's size, shape of uterus, rarely it's babies w/ a neuro disorder. >50% switch to cephalic at 32wks, and it even happens at 38wks. OBGYNs can perform a VERSION to flip baby at term, but DON'T TRY @ HOME ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


Dr. Annette Fineberg
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Breech Delivery (Definition)

Breech is the word used to describe a baby that is positioned in the womb ...Read more