after-coming head


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after-coming head

Childbirth with the head delivered last.
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It may be life-saving for the breech baby with entrapped after-coming head and possibly in shoulder dystocia.
Instead it facilitates breech birth with both woman and baby as active participants to optimise maternal pelvic diameters and the birth of the baby's after-coming head.
There are different ways that an after-coming head could be dealt with but that is one way of describing it.