I had a nice chilled weekend and was ready and raring to go this morning. I knew I was working with a midwife I really like and who always seems so happy. 1,247 more words
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Reducing the cesarean delivery rates for breech presentations: administration of spinal anesthesia facilitates manipulation to cephalic presentation, but is it cost saving?
Weiniger CF, Spencer PS, Weiss Y, Ginsberg G, Ezra Y.Isr J Health Policy Res. 2014 Feb 24;3(1):5. doi: 10.1186/2045-4015-3-5
BACKGROUND: External cephalic version (ECV) is infrequently performed and 98% of breech presenting fetuses are delivered surgically. 213 more words
Something is rotten …
Well, I suppose a backlash was inevitable. Due to the campaigning of women and the willingness of a significant number of health care providers to provide women with a real choice when it comes to breech childbirth, the argument for re-skilling to better support breech births has been gaining momentum. 1,254 more words
Breech babies, babies that are positioned to be delivered buttocks or feet first instead of head-first, have a higher chance of survival if they are delivered by Caesarean section compared with vaginal delivery, … 114 more words