assisted breech

assisted breech

Etymology: L, assistere, to stand by
an obstetric operation in which a baby being born feet or buttocks first is permitted to deliver spontaneously as far as its umbilicus and is then extracted. Also called partial breech extraction. Compare breech extraction.
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Emergency CS was booked, but she progressed to the second stage of labour, and an assisted breech delivery was attended by a medical officer.
9) * Among the 40 births where method of delivery was recorded, there were 11 spontaneous breech births, 23 assisted breech deliveries, and 6 breech extractions.