43 min

Episode 31 Bottom Down The Obs Pod

    • Medicine

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
You can find out more about me on Twitter @FWmaternity & @TheObsPod please check out #MatExp matexp.org.uk for ideas about how to improve maternity experience.
 
 My beautiful artwork is thank to Anna Geyer www.newpossibilities.co.uk

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
You can find out more about me on Twitter @FWmaternity & @TheObsPod please check out #MatExp matexp.org.uk for ideas about how to improve maternity experience.
 
 My beautiful artwork is thank to Anna Geyer www.newpossibilities.co.uk

43 min