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


Thank you all for listening, I am an NHS doctor working as an obstetrician, specialising in the care of both mother and baby during pregnancy and birth. If you have enjoyed my podcast please do continue to subscribe, rate, review and recommend my podcast on your podcast provider.
If you have found my ideas helpful whilst expecting your baby or working in maternity care please spread the word & help theobspod reach other parents or staff who may be interested in exploring all things pregnancy and birth.
Keeping my podcast running and freely available to all costs me a small amount , if you wish to contribute anything to maintain the content please head over to my patreon page https://patreon.com/user?u=87431550&utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_link
Its easy to explore my back catalogue of episodes here https://padlet.com/WhoseShoes/TheObsPod I have a wide range of topics that may help you make decisions for yourself and your baby during pregnancy as well as some more reflective episodes on life as a doctor.
If you want to get in touch to suggest topics, I love to hear your thoughts and ideas. You can find out more about me on Twitter @FWmaternity & @TheObsPod as well...

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


Thank you all for listening, I am an NHS doctor working as an obstetrician, specialising in the care of both mother and baby during pregnancy and birth. If you have enjoyed my podcast please do continue to subscribe, rate, review and recommend my podcast on your podcast provider.
If you have found my ideas helpful whilst expecting your baby or working in maternity care please spread the word & help theobspod reach other parents or staff who may be interested in exploring all things pregnancy and birth.
Keeping my podcast running and freely available to all costs me a small amount , if you wish to contribute anything to maintain the content please head over to my patreon page https://patreon.com/user?u=87431550&utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_link
Its easy to explore my back catalogue of episodes here https://padlet.com/WhoseShoes/TheObsPod I have a wide range of topics that may help you make decisions for yourself and your baby during pregnancy as well as some more reflective episodes on life as a doctor.
If you want to get in touch to suggest topics, I love to hear your thoughts and ideas. You can find out more about me on Twitter @FWmaternity & @TheObsPod as well...

43 min