breech delivery


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delivery

 [de-liv´er-e]
1. the bringing of something to a place.
2. expulsion or extraction of the child and fetal membranes at birth; see also labor. Called also accouchement.
abdominal delivery cesarean section.
breech delivery delivery of a fetus in breech presentation; see also breech extraction.
controlled drug delivery a system used in dentistry that delivers an antimicrobial agent to the target site and maintains the desired concentration for enough time without development of resistant bacteria.
forceps delivery extraction of a fetus from the maternal passages by application of forceps to the child's head. See illustration.
Forceps delivery. From Dorland's, 2000.

breech de·liv·er·y

extraction or expulsion of a fetus that presents by the buttocks or feet.

breech delivery

n.
Delivery of a fetus with the buttocks or feet appearing first. Also called breech birth.

breech delivery

Obstetrics Extraction or expulsion of the fetus feet or buttocks first

breech delivery

Buttock-first birth.
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All births delivered in breech position were considered breech delivery, regardless of whether they involved elective or emergency cesarean section.
Midwives say their experience has kept them up on the art of vaginal breech delivery.
Elliot Berlin, the well-known, Los Angeles-based prenatal wellness guru, shares the journey of several women seeking breech delivery options, including two celebrity mothers Morena Baccarin, star of Homeland and Gotham, and Kimberly Van Der Beek, wife of actor James.
Emergency CS was booked, but she progressed to the second stage of labour, and an assisted breech delivery was attended by a medical officer.
If they had seen records of Pauline Loraine's previous four births, they would have realised she had a "fibroid" in her womb and endured a previous breech delivery.
Fifteen minutes later, a premature but healthy baby girl came out feet first, a breech delivery.
Her assertion contrasts with a American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' committee opinion that identified cesarean section as the preferred method of breech delivery on the basis of the results of the Term Breech Trial.
Furthermore, direct-entry midwives, unrestrained by protocol, may be able to serve the client wanting a vaginal birth after a cesarean or a breech delivery at home.
But concerns about the risk of vaginal breech delivery of very-low-birth-weight second twins remain.
I would submit that those who don't know the mechanisms of breech delivery vaginally also may have a difficult time doing it abdominally Regardless of the location of the hole, the delivery maneuvers are the same," Dr.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' 2001 committee opinion affirming cesarean section as the preferred method of breech delivery left.