Doctor insights on:
What Does It Mean When The Fetus Is Breech
There is single active intrauterine fetus with Breech presentation. Fetal body movement and cardiac activity are present.
Breech: This means your baby is in the uterus, butt first, the baby is alive and doing well. The only issue here is, if you are near your due date and the baby is breech (butt first), you will likely need a cesarean section unless you opt for an version, a procedure to flip the baby from butt to head first, then you can deliver vaginally. If you are early on the baby changes position all the time. ...Read more
My baby is breech at 32 weeks. Does that mean something is wrong with her - fetal abnormalities? If so, what abnormalities?
Breech: A small percentage of fetus' r breech in the 3rd trimester. Presentation is based on fetal movement. Sometimes a baby is breech because the bony structure of the pelvis is contracted and never allows the fetal head to become engaged in the women's pelvis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Version or c-section: If the baby is breech at 38 weeks then you may need to consider having the baby turned if you are interested in having a vaginal delivery. If you do not have a version and the baby is breech when you go into labor then the safest way to delivery the baby is via c-section. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If my baby was breech at my last two ultrasounds does that mean she will stay like that I am 23 weeks now?
Breech at 23 weeks..: Good news! breech at 23 weeks in no way predicts final presentation. She will be flipping/ turning more times than you will care to count over the next months and has lots of time to get into the ideal head first presentation before delivery! congratulations, and make that prenatal visit with pediatricians in your area if you don't have one picked out so you can find the right fit for you and baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I recently went to get an u/s at 38 weeks and they told me the baby is breech and that they see 2 placentas but only see one baby. What does it mean?
Cesarean section?: Breech presentation at term is best managed with prelabor cesarean section unless your obstetrician thinks that an external cephalic version is likely to be successful, or your fetus decides to turn head down on its own. Paraplacenta is not very rare but carries risks for vasa previa (require cesarean section to avoid fetal exsanguination in labor) and postpartum hemorrhage from retained placenta. ...Read more
What does it mean if a docter says your baby is transverse breech? also how serious is complete placenta previa?
39 weeks, breech baby, having c sect. Does breech mean there's something wrong with baby? I read neuro-musc so she CANT move? Or handicap??
Fetus abnormal : As fetal age increase to term, the incidence of breech presentation decreases from 7% at 36 weeks to 3-4 % at 40 weeks and can be due to both fetal factors as well as maternal, such as the size of the pelvis in relation to the infant head, placental location,, etc. Statistics report that less than 10% of infants that are born breech have underlying abnormalities. Best wishes for a healthy baby ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What does it mean when a baby is breech?
- What does it mean for a baby to be breech?
- What does it mean when empyema?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- What does it mean when dermatosclerosis?
- What does it mean when diverticulosis?
- What does it mean when bronchopneumonia?
- What does it mean when orchitis?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free