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Is a breech presentation considered a labor complication?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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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.

In brief: 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.
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