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The breech and the perineum

In an active breech birth, we aim to support and encourage the physiological process as long as it appears to be safely unfolding. When practising in this way, we have to understand why some variations occur, when they may threaten the safety of mother or baby, and how clinicians might intervene to safely assist the birth when necessary.  747 more words

Breech Skills

All That Moola

TURN to the page on moola bandha in the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, and you will find two visuals of the male and female sexual organs with dotted arrows pointing at three different spots labeled 1, 2, and 3. 612 more words

Lumbar

Resources and a plug

In July, Gerhard Bogner of Salzburg presented data at a Breech Birth Network study day.  Although the series is small, the data indicate that when the mother is in all fours position to birth a breech baby, approximately 70% of those births will occur completely spontaneously, eg. 540 more words

Research