breech birth definition

  • noun:
    • See breech distribution.
    • A birth when the fetus comes through birth canal posterior (bottom), foot or knees initially, as opposed to the even more usual mind very first.
    • delivery of a baby whose feet or bottom look first
    • See breech distribution.
    • A birth where the fetus comes through beginning canal posterior (buttocks), foot or knees initially, as opposed to the more usual head first.
    • delivery of an infant whose feet or bottom look very first

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