abnormal presentation

Abnormal Presentation

Any part of the baby that presents to the birth canal other than the crown of its head (cephalic presentation).
Examples Breech, brow, face, and shoulder presentations

abnormal presentation

Obstetrics Any position in which a part of the baby other than the crown of its head (cephalic presentation), emerges first Examples Breech, face, shoulder. Cf Breech presentation, Brow presentation, Face presentation, Posterior presentation, Shoulder presentation.
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Other common reasons included fetal distress (21%) and breech or other abnormal presentation (13%).
In a subgroup analysis focusing on infants who were in a breech or other abnormal presentation prior to labor, the odds of neonatal death before or during delivery were lower for cesarean deliveries than for spontaneous vaginal deliveries (odds ratios, 0.
In Abnormal presentation, each statement was prefixed with "I have a wooden chair and" (e.
56, and Sheffe post hoc tests indicated that believability was greater for Defusion relative to both Normal and Abnormal presentation formats (p > 0.
reduced discomfort), willingness, and believability relative to the Normal and Abnormal presentation formats.
Such women have a high risk of premature labor and an abnormal presentation.
Dystocia (difficult birth) may be caused by abnormal presentation of the lamb.
The same is not true of the other two main indications for c-section, breech or other abnormal presentation and previous c-section, both of which are quite objective.
Breech' includes breech and other abnormal presentation.
3 percentage points for previous c-section, breech and other abnormal presentation, and other diagnoses.
Yet women in preterm labor may be missed for GBS prophylaxis because the doctor's immediate concerns are prematurity, abnormal presentation, cord prolapse, and other is sues.