Top
20
Doctor insights on: Is Breech Presentation A Symptom Of Breech

Share
1

1
What sort of disorder is a footling breech presentation at delivery?

What sort of disorder is a footling breech presentation at delivery?

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 deliver in that case is a cesarean delivery. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Yu
93 doctors shared insights

Breech Presentation (Definition)

Breech presentation is defined as a fetus with the buttocks or feet closest to the ...Read more


2

2
Is a breech presentation considered a labor complication?

Play on words: You could consider it a challenge or a complication depending on the setting. If baby was head down all of pregnancy & came in for delivery as breech, i'd consider it a complicating factor to what may have been a simpler delivery.Since the head is the largest body part to deliver, bottom out kids can get stuck so c section is often necessary but a surprise.Breech deliveries are more of a challange. ...Read more

3

3
Describe the features of a breech delivery and its complications.?

Breech delivery: Basically means delivering first the baby butt then the head. It is very risky because head can get trapped inside the uterus and also hypoxic episodes are more prone in this case of delivery. Head is the largest part of the baby so maternal pelvis may not accomodate the head. Today in civilised world no one delivers breech unless the baby butt is out and you can't do a cesarean. ...Read more

4

4
Is shivering a symptom of pregnancy?

Is shivering a symptom of pregnancy?

Not typically: No, shivering is not a symptom of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test and your temperature. If you have a fever, then treat the fever and consider calling your doctor! ...Read more

5

5
What are the risks of turning a baby that is breech with a anterior placenta?

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

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 baby a little more challenging because it is in between the doctor's hands and the baby. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What is a ''physiological'' third stage of labor?

Labor: Your third stage of labor begins once your baby is born and ends when you deliver the placenta. You can choose to have either a physiological (or natural) third stage or an actively managed third stage. A physiological third stage means that you wait for the placenta to be delivered naturally. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Is sleepiness a sign of iminent labour?

Is sleepiness a sign of iminent labour?

Sleepiness: Sleepiness is not a usual sign of imminent labor, but could represent lack of sleep, need for additional sleep or rest. If it was present pre-pregnancy then it may be due to other causes. You probably want to speak to your obstetrician. ...Read more

8

8
Is breech presentation corrected if the mother assumes a knee-chest posture?

Is breech presentation corrected if the mother assumes a knee-chest posture?

Breech: Before labor, having mom assume a knee-chest position may help to turn the baby from the breech position to a head first position. But it doesn't always work. ...Read more

9

9
Is hydronephrosis/pelviectasis a sign of down's syndrome?

Is hydronephrosis/pelviectasis a sign of down's syndrome?

Not at all: There is a very slightly increased risk of down syndrome when prenatal hydronephrosis is diagnosed at maternal-fetal ultrasound during pregnancy. ...Read more

10

10
Is there a common fetal position?

Is there a common fetal position?

Yes: Arms, legs & thighs are all flexed. Body and head are curled forwards like a ball. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Is hiccups a sign of pregnancy?

Is hiccups a sign of pregnancy?

No: Hiccups are not specifically a sign of pregnancy. The actual cause of hiccups is not known, but one theory includes stimulation or irritation of the phrenic nerve. Even early pregnancy causes changes in the body's fluid and electrolyte balances which could affect the phrenic nerve directly (or indirectly) - these normal changes could potentially cause hiccups in some pregnant women. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Is 3cm a normal cervical length for 21 weeks pregnant? What is the risk of preterm labor?

Is 3cm a normal cervical length for 21 weeks pregnant? What is the risk of preterm labor?

Yes: We don't worry about cervical shortening until less than 2.5cm. Your doctor may want to increase surveillance of your cervix meaning more ultrasounds. Risk for preterm labor is previous history of preterm labor. Hopefully it stays nice and long! ...Read more

15

15
Is cramping a symptom of pregnancy?

Is cramping a symptom of pregnancy?

Possibly: Cramping occurs in up to 30% of patients. ...Read more

16

16
What is the incidence of having a vbac?

What is the incidence of having a vbac?

<8%.: <8% of all women with one prior cesarean section have a successful vbac in the us nowadays. 92% choose to or need to have another c-section. The right candidate for triqal of labor after cesarean (tolac) should have at least 65-70% chance of successful vbac. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
What kind of condition is Down syndrome in a baby?

What kind of condition is Down syndrome in a baby?

Chromosomal disorder: Down syndrome or trisomy 21 is a condition cause by an extra (usually maternal) chromosome #21. It cause a typical features(large tongue up slanting eyes sandal toe) as well as mental retardation. Other medical conditions such as leukemias and orthopedic conditions are also more common. Increased incidence is seen with older mothers. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
5 doctors agreed:
18

18
Is a toothache a sign of labor?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
5 doctors agreed:
Is a toothache a sign of labor?

Is a sign to see DDS: A toothache during pregnancy may indicate the need for dental care and has nothing to do with labor. Good luck! ...Read more

See 5 more doctor answers
20

20
Is partial blackout the first sign of a migraine?

Is partial blackout the first sign of a migraine?

It is possible: Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, weakness, visual disturbances, blurry vision, nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even partial blackout may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See your doctor for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more

Dr. Annette Fineberg
102 doctors shared insights

Breech Delivery (Definition)

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