Spinning Babies: Breech Birth Quick Guide

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Gail Tully

This 20-page guide describes both normal and stuck breeches and discusses what to do for birth in the all-fours position.  Please note, only the most common issues of rotation and descent—or lack of rotation and descent—are described.

 

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Gail Tully, CPM

Illustrated with colored photos and diagrams, this 20-page guide describes both normal and stuck breeches and discusses what to do for birth in the all-fours position. Levels of the pelvis are color-coordinated with solutions for that level (inlet, mid, outlet). This guide is intended for the provider: the well-trained doctor or midwife. Only the most common issues of rotation and descent—or lack of rotation and descent—are described.

Topics covered include:

  • Prenatal breech timeline
  • Identifying breech fetal position
  • Maternal exercises to make room in the uterus to allow a baby to turn head-down
  • When and how to be hands-on or hands-off
  • Comparing normal and stuck breech birth
  • Pelvic level insights
  • Lateral flexion of baby’s spine
  • Solutions for obstructed breech at inlet, midpelvis and outlet
  • How arms get stuck, freeing the arms, unusual arm variations
  • Head on the brim and freeing the head
  • Author: Gail Tully
  • Number of Pages: 24
  • Format and Binding: Paper—spiral bound
  • Book Dimensions: 8 ½ inches x 5 ½ inches
  • Publisher: Maternity House Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2016

 

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Weight 0.25 lbs

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