The Obs Pod

Episode 31 Bottom Down

November 14, 2020 Florence
The Obs Pod
Episode 31 Bottom Down
Show Notes

What happens when a baby is bottom down or breech at the end of pregnancy? Can we encourage it to turn and what are the options for birth if it won't?

Want to try and turn your baby?
https://www.spinningbabies.com/pregnancy-birth/baby-position/breech/

Cochrane ECV

https://pregnancy.cochrane.org/sites/pregnancy.cochrane.org/files/public/uploads/cochrane-review-of-ecv-at-term.pdf

Interested in understanding more about breech birth?
Hannah Term Breech trial https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140673600028403/fulltext

RCOG guidance & Pt info https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/1471-0528.14466

https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/patients/patient-leaflets/breech-baby-at-the-end-of-pregnancy/

Frankfurt series

https://obgyn.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ijgo.12033

Physiological breech birth https://breechbirth.org.uk/category/videos/ videos and algorithm

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