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

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Raj Syal
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Placenta seperation

I do not perform external versions on patients with an anterior placenta.
The risk is that during the attempts to rotate the baby, the placenta may be seperated from the uterine attachment--a very big emergency. An anterior placenta also cushions the baby and makes it more difficult to rotate the baby.

In brief: Placenta seperation

I do not perform external versions on patients with an anterior placenta.
The risk is that during the attempts to rotate the baby, the placenta may be seperated from the uterine attachment--a very big emergency. An anterior placenta also cushions the baby and makes it more difficult to rotate the baby.
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal
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