X hits on this document

Powerpoint document

April 16, 2012 - page 38 / 70

222 views

0 shares

0 downloads

0 comments

38 / 70

Breech Positions

By 36 weeks of pregnancy, most fetuses turn into a head-down, or vertex position. This is the normal and safest fetal position for birth.

A fetus with the feet, buttocks, or legs pointing down toward the cervix is said to be in breech position

Types

Complete

The buttocks are down near the birth canal

Frank

buttocks are in place to come out first during delivery

Footling

One leg (single footling) or both legs (double footling) are stretched out below the buttocks. The leg(s) are in place to come out first during delivery.

Document info
Document views222
Page views222
Page last viewedWed Jan 18 14:18:49 UTC 2017
Pages70
Paragraphs817
Words2708

Comments