TITLE

Breech births

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/4/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 3/4, pE53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the new guidelines unveiled by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada for breech births. Accordingly, cesarean sections have become a matter of course for babies having aligned themselves in the womb in a head-down position. Reportedly, 3%-4% of all pregnant women present with a baby in breech position at time of delivery.
ACCESSION #
43397217

 

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